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Therapeutic Recreation Students Partner with Local Assisted Living Facility

Every Monday afternoon, 26 Eastern Kentucky University students visit the Morning Pointe assisted living facility in Richmond to provide therapeutic recreation services to 15 participating senior residents.

Philosophy Students to Work With Model Lab First-Graders

Students in a Beginning Ethics class at Eastern Kentucky University will work with first-graders at Model Laboratory School next semester, helping them to see and resolve moral issues.

EKU Piano Student from Brazil Wins Statewide Competition

Another Eastern Kentucky University student from Brazil has earned first place in a statewide piano competition.

EKU Student Places Third in "Great Movie Ideas" Competition

“Fight Club.” “The Avengers.” “The Hangover.” Mitchell Smith has seen those movies and countless others. That passion for movies is paying off for the 21-year-old Eastern Kentucky University psychology major and Model Lab graduate from Richmond.

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Gorbett Named Among Top 10 Fire Science Instructors in South

Greg Gorbett

Greg Gorbett, associate professor of Safety, Security and Emergency Management at EKU, is included in list of the Top 10 Fire Science Instructors in the South recently named by FireScience.org.

Christopher Stanfield EKU's Second Tillman Military Scholar in as Many Years

Christopher Stanfield

For the second consecutive year, an Eastern Kentucky University senior has been named a Tillman Military Scholar.

Christopher Stanfield, a political science major from Winchester and U.S. Army veteran, is one of 60 Tillman Military Scholars nationwide. Selected from among 1,800 applicants, he will use the $6,000 scholarship to pursue a master’s of public administration degree.

EKU, Corbin Schools Partner to Enhance Preparation of Middle Grade Teachers

A new partnership between Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education and Corbin Independent Schools to enhance the preparation of middle grade teachers represents “an opportunity for all of us to get better together,” said Dr. Kim Naugle.

EKU Online Education Program Tops in First U.S. News Rankings for Vets

Eastern Kentucky University’s master’s in education online program tops a listing of online graduate education programs for veterans recently released by U.S. News.

In its inaugural rankings for “Best Online Programs for Veterans,” U.S. News included bachelor’s programs, as well as master’s programs in education, nursing, engineering and business.

First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses Graduates at Spring Commencement

United States First Lady Michelle Obama came not with answers but with questions for the Eastern Kentucky University degree candidates she addressed at spring commencement today.

The first was “Who are you going to be?”

Graphic Communications Management Team Wins Award in Phoenix Challenge

From left are EKU team members Dylan Lakes, Cynthiana; Catherine Thompson, Versa

A team of Eastern Kentucky University Graphic Communications Management students won first place in the research category at the Phoenix Challenge: International Collegiate Flexo Skills Competition on April 27 in San Diego, Calif.

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