EKU Communication

Marine Corps Veteran Finds Challenge, Wins Honors

A younger Stofleth, right, during his days with the U.S. Marines

Andrew Stofleth, all 5-foot-2 of him, surveyed the room, filled mostly with Eastern Kentucky University faculty and administrators.

“You guys,” he said, “sure know how to make someone feel 6 feet tall.”

Students Assist Wayland Main St. Program

Wayland Main Street Director Tyann Hansford speaks to the EKU students

Eastern Kentucky University students from the Corbin regional campus are assisting the Main Street program in Wayland, Kentucky. Public relations students in Melissa Newman’s Design for Mass Media class are designing a website, brochure and logo for the Floyd County community.

COMM Students Contribute to EKU Voices Website

EKU Voices article displayed on the web

New Website Depicts Diverse "Voices of EKU"

At its core, Eastern Kentucky University is about people, and a partnership nearly one year in the making highlights that value.

EKU Voices (www.alumni.eku.edu/voices) is a new feature of the Alumni and Donor Engagement website that highlights stories about people at EKU.

Meiners named among EKU's first University Fellows

Eric Meiners

Dr. Eric Meiners, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, has been named among 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty in the initial group of University Fellows.

First Book in Prof's Series Earns National Honor

Dr. Pam Parry

The first book in Dr. Pam Parry’s series on women in American politics was a finalist for a prestigious national book award named for former journalist Frank Luther Mott.

Parry Co-Editor of Women in American Political History Series

Dr. Pam Parry

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

Noah Spence player card

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 player card

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

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

PR communication team

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.