August 2015

Study Abroad: Abby McDulin

Abby McDulin in Ireland

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is the next in the Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

EKU Journalism grad appears on Kentucky Tonight

Ivy Brashear

Ivy Brashear, EKU graduate in journalism and Appalachian studies, was a guest in June on the weekly KET public affairs show, “Kentucky Tonight.” The topic was “Energy and the Environment.” Along with Brashear, host Bill Goodman was joined by guests Bill Bissett, president of the Kentucky Coal Association; Hank Graddy, water issues chair for the Cumberland Chapter of the

PR Interns Assist East Kentucky Leadership Foundation

From left: Stacie Lawrence, Peter Hille and Zach Holman.

Eastern Kentucky University public relations interns unveiled a newly renovated website for the East Kentucky Leadership Foundation this summer. The EKLF website provides current and past conference information, regional news and information about the EKLF board, as well as past conference archives.

Study Abroad: Rachel Droege

Rachel Droege in Spain

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is the next in the Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

Gao Appointed to Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Assn.

Dr. Gao

Eastern Kentucky University faculty member Dr. Siwei Gao was recently appointed to the Board of Governors of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association.

Xiao Named Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient

Dr. Dyer and Dr. Xiao

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Eleventh Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2014-15 is Dr. Qian Xiao, Assistant Professor of Management.

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Stratton '12

Chris Stratton

In this series, we highlight successful EKU Computer Information Systems alumni who have shared their career path and personal insights.

The Fall 2015 feature is Chris Stratton, originally from Mason, Oh., (Mason High School Class of '08).

Read more...

Randolph receives grant from Kentucky Oral History Commission

Randolph

Broadcasting Lecturer Michael AJ Randolph has received a grant from the Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC) to produce stories about integration at EKU in the 1960's and early 70's.  

Dr. Parry to Head National Organization

Dr. Pam Parry

Dr. Pam Parry, associate professor of communication, was unanimously elected Head of the Small Programs Interest Group within the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at the group's annual business meeting August 7 in San Francisco.

EKU, ACTC Ink 2 + 2 Agreement in Aviation

ACTC President Kay Adkins and EKU President Michael Benson (Photo courtesy ACTC)

Eastern Kentucky University has cleared another runway for its nationally unique aviation program.

Scholar Athletes: OVC Medal of Honor

OVC logo

Five College of Business and Technology students were among the 24 Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes who earned the Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor presented by Army ROTC for the 2014-15 academic year, the league office announced on Monday.