May 2012

Holmes Named Director of Office of International Education

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Eastern Kentucky University has selected educator and former Peace Corps volunteer Bill Holmes as director of the Office of International Education.

Holmes, former director of Institutional Relations at CAPA International Education in Boston, joined the EKU staff on May 21.

Garner Student Excellence Award Recipient Named

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Katie Wiedmar, Louisville, a senior PGA golf management major at Eastern Kentucky University, received the 2011-12 S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award at the PGA Golf Management spring awards banquet in April.

Gardner Named Dean of Libraries

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Betina Gardner has been named dean of libraries at Eastern Kentucky University.

Gardner, who joined EKU Libraries in 1995, has served in a variety of capacities, including interim dean since July 2011.

Whitehouse Named Dean of College of Health Sciences

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­Dr. Deborah Whitehouse has been named dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Health Sciences.

A long-time chair of EKU’s Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, she had served as interim dean of the college since October, 2011.

WEKU's Technology-Related Racing Stories Enjoy Widespread Airing

­A series of technology-related racing stories produced at WEKU-FM is getting widespread airplay nationwide.

WEKU News Director Charles Compton worked with the Innovation Trail network of stations in upstate New York to put the series together and to help edit and produce the freelance reporters’ features.

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