EKU Communication

Parry Co-Editor of Women in American Political History Series

Eastern Kentucky University professor Dr. Pam Parry is working on a six-part book series focusing on female politicians and women in America’s political history.

Scholar Athlete: Noah Spence

Spence Earns OVC Accolades, Enters NFL Draft

CBT scholar athlete Noah Spence, senior Business and Technology major from Harrisburg, Pa., has announced that he will forgo his final season of collegiate eligibility to enter the 2016 NFL draft.

Scholar Athlete: Noah Spence

Noah Spence Named OVC Co-Defensive Player Of The Year

CBT scholar athlete Noah Spence has been selected OVC Co-Defensive Player of the Year. A junior Business and Technology major from Harrisburg, Pa., he was also chosen first team All-OVC and picked for the OVC All-Newcomer team.

JOU Senior KaLeigh Underwood named SPJ Member of the Month

KaLeigh Underwood has been named the national Member of the Month by the Society of Professional Journalists. She was recognized for her work in organizing a day-long conference to explore in depth how to report on fracking and natural gas wells. The conference was Nov. 6 at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky.

PR Students Assist with Conference

Public relations students from the Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University will provide media coverage for the Kentucky E³ Conference – Education and Entrepreneurship as Economic Engines – on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the EKU Center for the Arts.

Parry Named to Board of Journalism Historians Assn.

Dr. Pam Parry

Dr. Pam Parry, associate professor of communication at Eastern Kentucky University, was elected recently to the Board of Directors of the American Journalism Historians Association at the group’s annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Two Faculty Members Honored by Ky. Communication Association

Dr. Deborah Givens (left) and Dr. Kathy Previs

Two Eastern Kentucky University faculty were honored by the Kentucky Communication Association (KCA) during the organization’s annual conference Sept. 11-12 at Montgomery Bell State Park in Burns, Tennessee.

Communication Faculty, Students Advance SOAR Initiative

Dr. Ginny Whitehouse with her EKU students

Students and faculty in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication are continuing to provide media content for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative.

Dr. Keltner-Previs elected President Elect of PRSA chapter

Kathy Keltner-Previs

The Public Relations Society of America Thoroughbred Chapter recently announced its 2015 officers. Dr. Kathy Keltner-Previs, Associate Professor of Public Relations, was elected President Elect for the coming year.

Dr. Keltner-Previs is also faculty adviser for EKU's PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) chapter.  

Scholar Athlete: McClain Receives Colonel Football Award

Colonel Football quarterback Jared McClain

EKU football quarterback Jared McClain is this year's recipient of the Offensive Colonel Core Value Award. McClain is a senior Public Relations major from Hiram, Ga.

He received the award, along with his teammates, at the Colonel football team meeting on Sunday afternoon.