Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,323 degree candidates at its annual Fall Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 15.
A morning ceremony recognized degree candidates from the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Business & Technology. The afternoon ceremony honored candidates from the Colleges of Education, Health Sciences and Justice & Safety.
Dr. Bankole Thompson, a professor emeritus at Eastern Kentucky University who still teaches part time in the College of Justice & Safety, has been invited by the Kofi Annan Foundation to serve on a commission formed to address drug trafficking and drug abuse in West Africa.
Kathy Hall, director of Continuing Education and Development for Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Health Sciences, was elected president of the Kentucky Nurses Association at the organization’s annual fall meeting.
The comments Dr. Allen Ault heard from employment recruiters formed a familiar refrain, all centering on their need for creative and critical thinkers who are strong communicators with leadership skills.
So the dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety determined that his students would possess those “essential elements of success.”
The first graduates in Eastern Kentucky University’s baccalaureate degree program in Animal Studies will walk across the stage during Dec. 15 commencement ceremonies.