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EKU Business Education Alum Earns Teaching Award

he Associated Schools of Construction selected Scott Arias, a construction manag

Students in Jennifer Allen’s classes at Madison Southern High School are learning the importance of money.

Allen, who teaches business economics, financial services and advanced computer applications, was recently honored by Kentucky Jump$tart Financial Literacy as its Teacher of the Year.

Instructor Earns Regional Honor for Teaching Excellence

Scott Arias

The Associated Schools of Construction selected Scott Arias, a construction management instructor in his third year at EKU, for the Regional Excellence Teaching Award for Region 3.

New Facility Dedicated to Researching Alternative Fuel Technologies

New Facility Dedicated to Researching Alternative Fuel Technologies

A new research facility at Eastern Kentucky University “will help Kentucky lead the way in the development of new, alternative forms of energy,” Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler said at dedication ceremonies for the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT).

Communication Professor Re-Elected SPJ Region 5 Director

Dr. Liz Hansen

Communication Professor Dr. Elizabeth Hansen has been re-elected to a second two-year term as Region 5 director of the Society of Professional Journalists.

As a director, Hansen will continue to serve on SPJ’s national board of directors and will be responsible for serving the organization’s chapters in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for CRAFT Research Laboratory

Dr. Llewellen in the field with EKU students

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 28, will mark the official opening of the new research laboratory for the Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technology (CRAFT).

Ethics Awareness Week Question: Will You Have Character Or Be One?

EKU Ethics Awareness Week: 2010 Values, Character-driven life

“In the movie of your life, will you have character or be one?”

As they focus on “Character-Driven Life” during Ethics Awareness Week Nov. 8-12, students, faculty and staff at Eastern Kentucky University will consider that pivotal question.

Six EKU Students Receive Patterson Scholarships

For Immediate Release

RICHMOND, Ky. – Six Eastern Kentucky University students have received the Patterson Scholarship, awarded to students in EKU’s Department of Management, Marketing, and Administrative Communication.

Student SPJ Chapter Named Best in Three-State Region

SPJ logo

Eastern Kentucky University’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has been named Campus Chapter of the Year for Region 5, which includes Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

Local accountant receives CITP credentials

Alan Long

From The Richmond Register:  September 26, 2010

EKU Student Assists NASA, Combines Love for Nature with Idealism

Nan Campbell

Nan Campbell could never have imagined a few years ago that she would spend a summer tending the Smithsonian gardens and become a beekeeper even before she turned 21.

Neither could she have predicted that she would wind up at Eastern Kentucky University, from which her father and two siblings graduated. Not that they would dissuade her, but she wanted to forge her own path.