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EKU student veterans Kalan Ingram (USMC) and Sam Aponte (KY National Guard) discuss their experiences on campus as student vets and how Veterans Studies is helping bridge the divide between vets and non-vets.

Service and Learning Go Hand-in-Hand

The Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies strives to be a platform and resource hub for individuals and groups who want to make a difference for veterans in the surrounding community. Many of our outreach initiatives are developed and run by EKU students in partnership with community partners.

Here are some examples of ongoing service projects. See the drop-down under "Outreach" on the navigation menu for more. 

Veterans Studies Oral History Project


Virtual Vets Connect


Service to Service Podcast



Dr. Amy Fletcher discusses the humanitarian consequences of "Robot Warfare"...

Join us for a panel discussion with veterans and service providers...



Kalan Ingam (USMC) and Samuel Aponte (KY-NG) explain how Veterans Studies contributes...

Intro to Veterans Studies uses a multi-disciplinary framework to better understand veterans...

Emily Woodburn grew up as an Army "military brat" and earned a Minor in Veterans Studies...

Robert Dillon Fields met a veteran while stocking shelves at a local grocery store...

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  Eastern Kentucky University  
  521 Lancaster Ave.   
  Whitlock 431  
  Richmond, KY 40475  
  Phone: (859) 622-3459  

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The Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies hosts academic programming for both veteran and non-veteran students. Learn about EKU support services for veterans and other military-affiliated students by visiting the Office of Military & Veterans AffairsDonate to Operation Veteran SuccessDonate to Operation Veteran Success