July 2016

McKinney Featured in Across Kentucky

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This July 25th report features Justin McKinney who has just been named Director of Farms for Eastern Kentucky University. 

McKinney talks about his background at the University of Florida, the value of research and extension, and the facilities at EKU which he says are top notch for ag students in the region.

KY Guard gets new Smartphone APP

Kentucky National Guard app logo

The Kentucky National Guard now has a smartphone app!

Available for IOS and Android (Search for "Kentucky National Guard") the new app is a handy tool to connect with the KY Guard and get up to the minute information.


Cadets Participate in International CULP Program

Cadet Katherine McManus with 2016 CULP participants in Romania

Each summer, EKU ROTC Colonels Battalion sends cadets overseas for the Culture Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program. For these ROTC cadets, the world became their classroom. This year, two cadets from Eastern participated in the CULP program.

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EKU seal and banner for the College of Business and Technology

At the intersection of Business and Technology.

Scholar Athlete: Allison Werner

Over the spring and summer, EKUSports is profiling members of the Eastern Kentucky soccer team. Next up: rising junior Allison Werner.
Allison, a business management major from Cincinnati, attended private Catholic school all the way up until she arrived at EKU.

EKUSports: You went to Catholic school for grades K-12. What school was it?

Scholar Athletes: Emilie Simmons and Amanda Lindahl

Amanda Lindahl (left) and Emilie Simmons (right)

Two business majors were among the four selected as Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars. 

Junior Emilie Simmons, from Marseilles, France, and freshman Amanda Lindahl, from Ulricehamn, Sweden, were chosen as 2015-16 All-American Scholars.

Scholar Athlete: Joshua Minor

Graduating senior Josh Minor has been inducted into the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society. Minor, from Atlanta, Ga., earned his BS in Agriculture in May.


EKU Voices: Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose

“The future is near,” an excited Jalen Dewayne Rose declared, “and I can’t wait to come back to campus over the next five years to see how much the school has grown.”