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Safety, Security & Emergency Management Program Listed among Nation’s Best

Eastern’s baccalaureate degree program in Safety, Security and Emergency Management ranks among the nation’s “Top 25 Public Safety College Degree Programs,” according to Safe Sound Family.

Danville Man First Recipient of Michael Judge Scholarship

Chris Redding

Chris Redding, a senior agribusiness management major at Eastern Kentucky University, was recently awarded the Michael Judge Scholarship.

Senior Uses Co-Op Experience to Help Current, Prospective Students Via Social Media

Spencer Barrett, an Eastern Kentucky University senior from Lancaster, is putting his public relations major to good use with social media in the Office of Admissions.

Agriculture Students Attend Poultry Exposition

Eric Phelps, Tyler Rench, and Scott Benjamin at the 2013 International Poultry E

Three Eastern Kentucky University agriculture students -- Eric Phelps, of Somerset, Tyler Rench, of Bradford, Ohio, and Scott Benjamin, of Bethel, Ohio --attended the 2013 International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 29-31.

Eastern Progress Staff Members Capture KPA Awards

Staff members of The Eastern Progress, the student-produced weekly newspaper at Eastern Kentucky University, captured 10 awards in the University Division of the Kentucky Press Association 2012 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards contest.

The awards were presented Jan. 25 during KPA’s winter convention at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.

Public Relations Degree Program Earns Prestigious Re-Accreditation

In earning re-accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the Public Relations academic program at Eastern Kentucky University shares a distinction with only 31 other colleges and universities worldwide.

EKU Occupational Therapy Dept. Offers "The Place to Be" for Adults with Memory Loss

For local adults who are experiencing memory loss related to dementia or Alzheimer’s, the Department of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Kentucky University has provided “The Place to Be” for the past two decades.

EKU Student-Athletes Post Impressive Academic Numbers in Fall Semester

The 2012 fall academic semester was the most successful fall semester this century for Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes in the classroom.  Twelve of the 15 Colonel athletic teams (indoor and outdoor track teams combined) finished the fall semester with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) at or above 3.0.

Senior Has Front-Row Seat for Presidential Inauguration Activities as Communication Intern

Nicolette Coontz

An Eastern Kentucky University senior will experience Inauguration Day activities from a perspective not shared by many – behind the scenes.

EKU Aviation Majors, Others Can Now Take FAA Exams on Richmond Campus

Based on a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Computer Assisted Testing Service (CATS) site review and subsequent approval, all aviation majors at Eastern Kentucky University can now take their FAA examinations on the Richmond campus.

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