Eastern Kentucky University was honored for the fourth consecutive year with a Diversity Award from Minority Access Inc. during the 14th National Role Models Conference, held in Washington, D.C. Sept. 27-29.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Recreation and Park Administration (RPA) and two students in the department were recently recognized at the annual Kentucky Recreation and Park Society conference.
Every Monday afternoon, 26 Eastern Kentucky University students visit the Morning Pointe assisted living facility in Richmond to provide therapeutic recreation services to 15 participating senior residents.
Eastern Kentucky University and Kentucky Educational Television have received the Government Leadership in Technology Award from Connect Kentucky for their partnership, along with NASA, that brought 160 middle school students to the EKU campus last January to stoke their interest in science and space travel.
Another Eastern Kentucky University student from Brazil has earned first place in a statewide piano competition.
Students in a Beginning Ethics class at Eastern Kentucky University will work with first-graders at Model Laboratory School next semester, helping them to see and resolve moral issues.
The Eastern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education, with support from the Council on Economic Education and State Farm, is collaborating with similar centers at Northern Kentucky University and Morehead State University to provide training and free copies of the Virtual Economics 4.0 Flash Drive (a $109.95 value) to K-12 teachers in schools throughout the region.
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Despite the addition of the New Science Building and the Center for the Performing Arts and the inevitable rate increases, overall utility costs have changed little at Eastern Kentucky University over the last two years.
Credit the University’s Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Siemens Building Technologies.
A reorganization of the Eastern Kentucky University Development Office has resulted in several additions to the staff as well as position changes.
New to the staff are: Carol Ford, Foundation Scholarship coordinator; and Kirk David Jr., Kristen Bennett and Chris Cannon, development officers.
A team from Eastern Kentucky University finished second in the Spartan Throwdown at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 9-10.
The Eastern Kentucky University Honors Program, as it typically does, led the nation in student presentations at the 2013 annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Nov. 6-10 in New Orleans.
Also, two students in the program, Jamie King and Jessica Miller, both from Corbin, brought home the “Best Research Poster” prize.
It was established more than a century ago to prepare teachers for Kentucky’s schools.
Now, early in its second century of service, Eastern Kentucky University is ready to take another bold step officials believe will result in a state-of-the-art teacher preparation program as well as develop 21st century skills in students attending Model Laboratory School.
An Eastern Kentucky University student from Brazil recently earned first place in a statewide piano competition.
Gabriel Fernandes, a senior Honors Program student with a perfect 4.0 GPA, placed first in the Blue Grass Young Artist Division in the Music Teachers National Association event in Murray.
Students at EKU’s Danville campus are uncovering the past – literally.
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