Inside Look

Senior Overcomes Odds, Reaches for Skies

Kristena Cook

When senior aviation major Kristena Cook reflects on her daily life, a 100-mile commute each way from her Louisville home to class at Eastern Kentucky University while juggling her children, education and career amid constant exhaustion, she can only be grateful.

Gallagher to speak at Women Leadership Day

Maureen Gallagher

Industry expert Maureen Gallagher is set to be the keynote speaker for Women Leadership Day at EKU. Hosted by Women Leaders in Insurance & Financial Services and EKU's Risk Management & Insurance Program, the event will be on Tues., Sept. 18, 2018.

CBT Dean's List & Dean's Award - Spring 2018

Dean's Award pin

The Dean’s List is one of several ways in which the University recognizes students who achieve academic excellence. The Dean's List is published after each regular (fall/spring/summer) semester. 

Eligibility requirements for the Dean's List are:

Field Trip to the Farm

School buses arrive from Glenn Marhsall Elementary with excited school children.

Local school children got a special treat for the end of their school year with a Field Trip to the Farm. The parade of yellow school buses brought elementary students from Glenn Marshall and Kirksville Elementary Schools to Meadowbrook Farm on Wednesday and Thursday, May 23-24, for a day of activities and fun.

CBT Closes Out the Academic Year with End of Semester Send-Off

From left: Kathy Barr, Dave Dailey, and Sonia Smith

CBT faculty and staff gathered for the annual summer send-off luncheon on Thursday, May 10, to celebrate the end of the academic year and to wish a fond farewell to those who are retiring.

Retiring with 74 years of combined service to the University are:

Governor Hosts Cookout Featuring Kentucky Beef

Governor's cookout on the Capitol Lawn in Frankfort

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin showed his support for local beef farmers with a Cookout at the Capitol. 

EKU Farm Director Justin McKinney joined Governor Bevin and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles on May 2nd as they fired up the grill. Kentucky ground beef patties were grilled on the Kentucky State Capitol lawn and then served to capitol goers and invited guests.

CBT Honors Grads at 2018 Spring Convocation

Kelly Armour speaks for the graduating class

At its spring convocation on Friday, May 11th, the College of Business and Technology honored 267 bachelor's degrees, 29 master's degrees, and 28 associate degrees for a total of 324 degree candidates. The ceremony was held in the Alumni Coliseum on EKU's campus at 6:30 pm.

Mother, Daughter Graduate Together

Sarah Franklin (l) with her mother, Melanie

Many have testified to the unique bond between mother and daughter. Melanie and Sarah Franklin demonstrated that connection to the world when they graduated from Eastern Kentucky University together.

Degree "Creme de la Creme" for Octogenarian

Roy Davidson (l) with EKU President Mike Benson

Just how big was Roy Davidson’s smile when he crossed the Eastern Kentucky University commencement stage to receive his diploma on May 11, 2018?

You might say it was 54 years wide.

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