University News

Diseroad Wins S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award

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A Martinsville, Ind., student has been recognized by Eastern Kentucky University for her excellence inside and outside the classroom.

Kelcy Diseroad, a senior marketing major with a PGA golf management option, is the S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award recipient for 2013-2014.

EKU to Host Summer Camp for Gifted and Talented Middle School Students

A summer camp at Eastern Kentucky University for gifted and talented students entering grades 6-8 will emphasize the STEM-H disciplines: science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health.

The seventh annual event, titled "Soar to the New Heights," will be conducted June 16-20 at EKU's state-of-the-art New Science Building, on Kat Carson Drive.

McDonald's Donates 500 Trees to Taylor Fork Ecological Area

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The Taylor Fork Ecological Area on the south side of the Eastern Kentucky University campus received a recent boost from McDonald’s of Richmond.

McDonald’s donated 500 bur oaks to the University as part of the National Arbor Day celebration. Student and faculty volunteers were on hand to plant the trees on Thursday, April 17.

EKU's Reach, Reputation Extend into Siberia

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Not many Americans have any great desire to travel to Siberia.

But Dr. Michael Schumann’s interest in the region has helped extend the reach and reputation of Eastern Kentucky University into that scenic but often forgotten part of the world.