Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has been appointed to represent Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) institutions on the nine-member NCAA Honors Committee.
Benson is the first Ohio Valley Conference president to serve on the committee.
The Eastern Kentucky University Choirs will present their annual “Deck the Halls!” Holiday Dinner and Concert Dec. 5-6.
“If you want to understand the world,” Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof once said, “you need to understand Asia.”
A new Interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University is helping students do just that.
Eastern Kentucky University was well represented at the 2014 Kentucky Convergence Conference held at the University of Louisville, Nov. 13-14. Multiple staff members from the EKU Online Instructional Development Center served as presenters and panel experts throughout the event.
Glenda Poynter had tried to quit.
She managed to kick the tobacco habit when she was pregnant, only to return.
“I beat myself up every day, saying I needed to quit.”
Most college students are worried about their next big test.
For some, unfortunately, an even bigger worry is the source of their next meal.
A team of five PGA Golf Management students from Eastern Kentucky University finished seventh in the recent 2014 Jones Cup National Championship at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
EKU's team competed against 90 other students from 18 universities across the nation. Members of the team and their scores were:
Once again, Eastern Kentucky University boasted the largest delegation of student presenters at the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC).
Eastern Kentucky University and the Kentucky Innovation Office at Richmond will mark Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 17-23 with several activities on and off campus.
President Michael Benson held up a national Veterans of Foreign Wars magazine clipping he received in the mail. The article extolled Eastern Kentucky University’s commitment to helping military veterans achieve their educational dreams, and a handwritten note on the clipping said simply, “EKU, be proud.”
For the fourth time in five years, Eastern Kentucky University ranks second or higher nationally among four-year schools in the Military Times “Best for Vets” rankings.
A team of students from Eastern Kentucky University finished fifth out of 18 teams competing in Louisville in the 2014 Mid-Central USA Programming Contest. Eastern placed 42nd out of a total of 146 teams in the entire Mid-Central Region.
The Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond, Ky., and Sao Paulo, Brazil are almost 5,000 miles apart, but two students and a faculty member are using their musical talents to bridge the gap.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson will make two presentations at Yale University on Friday, Nov. 14.
Competing mostly against doctoral students from better-known schools, a master’s degree-seeking student at Eastern Kentucky University recently earned a prestigious psychology research award.
A film crew was on the EKU campus on Wednesday, Nov. 5, to shoot footage that will be used on an upcoming episode of HGTV’s “Sale of Two Cities” program.
Eastern Kentucky University will participate in a National Roll Call Reading of Names when it hosts events commemorating Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
The Eastern Kentucky University Department of Music will present two concerts Sunday, Nov. 9.
Ongoing campus beautification efforts at Eastern Kentucky University have caught the attention of the surrounding Richmond community.
Who better to mentor first-year middle school students than their slightly older counterparts who have recently been there and done that?
And that’s exactly what is happening at Northern Middle School in Somerset.
Tickets are on sale for the Eastern Kentucky University Theatre production of “The Real Inspector Hound.”
Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 12, the show will run 8 p.m. nightly through Saturday, Nov. 15, with a matinee showing Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m., in Gifford Theatre in the Jane F. Campbell Building.
The Japanese koto, a 13-string long zither that originated in China and was brought to Japan in the 8th century, will be spotlighted in a concert at Eastern Kentucky University on Wednesday, Nov. 12.