July 2012

Senior Interns at 2012 Summer Olympics in London

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An Eastern Kentucky University student has a front-row seat for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and earning academic credit in the process.

Nicolette Coontz, broadcast and electronic media senior from Stanford, has been preparing public relations coverage for her two-month internship with the London-based Channel 5 television network since the last week of June.

2012-13 Chautauqua Series Theme: Crossroads

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The 2012-13 Chautauqua series at Eastern Kentucky University will explore the theme “Crossroads” through 15 lectures by many internationally prominent authors and experts, as well as a dramatic presentation, a musical performance and an art exhibition.

EKU Reaffirms Exchange Agreement with Brazilian University

Eastern Kentucky University has reaffirmed its exchange agreement with a leading Brazilian university.

The partnership between EKU and FUMEC University targets student exchanges in the area of alternative fuel technologies. “We also hope to open up some cooperative ventures between our aviation programs,” said Dr. Neil Wright, exchange program coordinator at Eastern.

President Contributes Commentary to Southern Growth Policies Board Series

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­Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was one of only two current university presidents invited to participate in the Southern Growth Policies Board’s 40th Anniversary Commentary Series.

Whitlock was selected from among Southern leaders of business, government and education.

Management Professor Teaches in Germany, Presents Work in Ireland

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Dr. Allen D. Engle Sr., professor of management in the School of Business at Eastern Kentucky University, returned recently from teaching a three-week course on human resource management in Berlin, Germany to a class of 53 students in the Master's in European Business Program at the Ecole Superior de Commerce a Paris (ESCP-Europe). 

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