June 2017

EKU's Phi Beta Lambda Captures Top Awards at National Academic Competition

EKU PBL students pose with their trophies

America’s best and brightest college students gathered in Anaheim, California, June 24-27 for the 2017 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference drew thousands of future business leaders to compete in academic events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits.

Student Speaker: Care Key to Education

Ted Herr

As an agriculture student, Theodore Herr knows the importance of care to grow a successful crop. First, you must ensure you are planting your seeds in conditions that enable growth. You must make sure their roots are firmly stationed in the ground, and most importantly you must consistently tend to the crop, tailoring to its needs, and cultivating it to be the best it can be.

Meadowbrook Welcomes Kentucky School for the Deaf FFA

Farm Director Justin McKinney (far right) with KSD campers

EKU's Meadowbrook Farm welcomed students from Kentucky's School for the Deaf FFA to "Ag Camp 2017". Campers toured the farm and learned about EKU's agriculture and horticulture programs.

Farm Director Justin McKinney hosted the group with the help of KSD interpreters and EKU Farm staff.

Polin Featured in NYMAG 'Apology' Article

Photo: H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images

On Friday, Bill Maher said the N-word on live television. By Saturday, as the public apology cycle dictates, he’d said he was sorry.