Kentucky public schools have become the first statewide school system to join FEMA's America's PrepareAthon! campaign promoting preparedness activities.
An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member has been asked by the White House to participate in a “policy review listening session” and discuss federal programs and policies related to equipping state and local law enforcement agencies.
Eight students were inducted recently into the Eastern Kentucky University chapter of Delta Tau Alpha, an honorary society for agriculture students.
The inductees, selected on the basis of GPA, character, leadership ability and class standing, were:
A fantasy artist known for helping set the standard for gaming art and an acclaimed sculptor of super hero figures, both from Kentucky, will discuss their work during a Live @ Your Library event at Eastern Kentucky University.
Eastern Kentucky University along with the Commonwealth’s other public universities and community and technical colleges are teaming up to offer a statewide, virtual college fair for former students and other adults who are close to completing their college degrees.
Tari Hartman Squire will address “Strategic Marketing: Transcending Hollywood and Beyond” in a Chautauqua lecture at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Oct. 9.
Students from Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will soon enjoy the opportunity to take flight and soar, thanks to a new agreement with the Eastern Kentucky University Aviation Program.
Clean-up and restoration of a historic African American cemetery near Junction City took a “giant leap forward” recently, thanks to ground-penetrating radar, a long stretch of ideal late summer weather and an ample supply of eager volunteers from the Danville and Richmond campuses of Eastern Kentucky University and the community.
In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice and Safety has invited Abdulrahman Alothman, law professor at the Higher Judicial Institute, Imam University in Saudi Arabia, to present a comparison of newly enacted domestic violence laws in Saudi Arabia with laws in the United States.
Eastern Kentucky University is seeking to attract more students from underrepresented populations and high-poverty areas into the growing field of environmental public health and then prepare them to work where their services are most needed.
Eastern Kentucky University continues to earn national honors for its commitment to military veterans and their dependents.
Faculty, staff and students at Eastern Kentucky University are getting “A New Read on Diversity.”
That’s the subtitle for the EKU Diversity Book Club, a new initiative aimed at addressing societal issues and concerns related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Dr. Norman Powell, director for diversity initiatives and programs in the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University, will be among the keynote speakers at the 32nd annual world conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education.
A new academic program at Eastern Kentucky University reframes the question many young people ask when they reach adulthood.
Forget the common “What do you want to do as a career?” quandary.
Dr. Deborah T. Givens, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University, has been elected to a two-year term on the national board of directors of the Society of Professional Journalists. The election took place at the Society’s annual conference Sept. 4-7 in Nashville.
The newest doctoral degree program at Eastern Kentucky University will address a significant health care void, particularly in rural Kentucky.
Fifty-one years ago Harry Caudill’s landmark bestseller “Night Comes to the Cumberlands” opened the nation’s eyes to the plight of Appalachia.
College students and cheap, easy-to-prepare food. They just go together.
So it’s only fitting that an Eastern Kentucky University student won the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge competition for his business venture idea centered on – you might have guessed it – ramen noodles.
The campus community paused for a few moments Thursday morning, Sept. 11, to remember the tragic events on the same date 13 years ago and to honor the heroic sacrifices made on that fateful day and the days that followed, both at the sites of terrorism and on foreign battlefields.
The Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame 2014 induction class features seven distinguished individuals as well as the 1940 undefeated football team. The class will be enshrined in the Keen Johnson Building on Saturday, Oct. 11.
A newly signed agreement between the Eastern Kentucky University OSHA Training Institute Education Center and EKU’s Occupational Safety and Health academic program will give working professionals across the country as well as students the opportunity to enhance their skills and earn undergraduate credit at EKU.
Model Laboratory High School, on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University, ranks among the top 1 percent of the nation’s public high schools, according to Newsweek.
Eastern Kentucky University again ranks in the top tier of Regional Universities in the South in the 2015 edition of “Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report.
Shirley Baechtold, retired Eastern Kentucky University English professor, author and musician, will discuss her life and work in a Live @ Your Library event at EKU on Wednesday, Sept. 24.
In recent years, public opinion has shifted dramatically in favor of same-sex marriage, especially among college students. But the shift has led to new conflicts, as well as questions about how to coexist in a society where diverse sides have strong convictions.
Eastern Kentucky University will host a series of programs and service projects on Thursday, Sept. 11, in remembrance of heroes who have served their communities and nation since the tragic events on that date in 2001. All programs are open to the campus and local community.
Dr. Peter Kraska has been invited to share with the U.S. Senate his extensive and long-running research conducted at Eastern Kentucky University on the militarization of civilian police in the United States. Kraska will testify at a Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
Eastern Kentucky University has achieved yet another national honor for the services it provides U.S. military veterans and their dependents. U.S. Veterans magazine ranks EKU among 145 Top Veteran-Friendly Schools for 2014.
Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky are partnering to advance occupational health and safety in central Appalachia.
Many students begin their college years with lofty aspirations of making a difference in the world and improving the lives of others.
“But,” said Dr. Luis H. Zayas, “there are so many important social issues that we may be overwhelmed. We may ask ourselves, ‘Which one should I take up? Which one can I do something about with what I have?’”
As it increases in total enrollment, Eastern Kentucky University is growing more diverse.
“Prince of Peace: Zulma’s Story,” Marie Mitchell’s latest novel for middle and high school readers, marks several firsts for the Richmond author.