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Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society Wins First Place in National Community Service Competition

Polina Karpova

The Alpha Phi Sigma Epsilon chapter, a criminal justice and police studies honor society at Eastern Kentucky University, has earned first place in a national community service competition for the second consecutive year.

Pershing Rifles Team Excels at National Championships

Eastern Kentucky University’s Company R-1 of the National Society of Pershing Rifles won several awards at the Pershing Rifle National Competition held recently in Jacksonville, Fla., including top honors in the Dual Armed Exhibition Drill featuring Dylan Baine, of Independence, and Adam Renn, Louisville.

Online Degree Program in Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation First of Its Kind in Nation

Eastern Kentucky University’s online bachelor of science degree program in Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation will be the first of its kind in the nation. The EKU Online degree program gives students the opportunity to earn a fully accredited online degree from faculty who are foremost in the field today.

Environmental Education Endorsement One of Only Two in Nation Recognized by NCATE

The environmental education endorsement program offered by the Eastern Kentucky University Center for Environmental Education recently became only the second such program in the U.S. to earn national recognition from the National Council for the Association of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Program Urges High School Students to "ReThink Spring Break"

Faculty from Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Health Sciences have partnered with Madison Central High School, Madison County Health Department, Madison County Safety Coalition, and the Kentucky State Police to plan and conduct a week-long safety program at Madison Central High School this semester.

EKU Colonel's Battalion Cadets Bring Home Coveted German Armed Forces Badge

The Eastern Kentucky University Army ROTC Colonel’s Battalion finished fifth out of 34 schools in the recent German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency Competition at Indiana University.

Doctoral Student One of Six Nationally to Receive AASA Scholarship

An Eastern Kentucky University doctoral student is among six graduate students in educational administration nationally to receive a scholarship from the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).

Trolley Helps Prospective Students, Their Families Enjoy Full Tour of Campus

As Eastern Kentucky University has continued to expand in recent decades, it has become more difficult for admissions staff to show prospective students and their families on a walking tour all the Richmond campus has to offer.

Article Resulting from Graduate Thesis Published in British Journal of Criminology

John J Brent, who earned a master’s degree in criminal justice from Eastern Kentucky University in 2009, recently had an article resulting from his graduate thesis – an ethnographic study of underground fighters – published in the "British Journal of Criminology," one of the top three journals in criminology and the most prestigious journal in international criminolo

EKU Participates in First "Transfer Madness" Event

The number of students who transfer to Eastern Kentucky University from community and technical colleges and other institutions continues to increase, as more and more are taking advantage of scholarship opportunities and the ease and convenience of the process.

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