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EKU public relations interns unveil new East Kentucky Leadership Foundation website, social media platform

Eastern Kentucky University public relations interns unveiled a newly renovated website for the East Kentucky Leadership Foundation this summer. The EKLF website provides current and past conference information, East Kentucky news and information about the EKLF board, as well as past conference archives.

SAVE THE DATE | Kentucky E3 Conference

Entrepreneurial thinking in higher education is not an original idea, but making it a core principal of higher education has taken off in the last decade.  Academic institutions of the public trust are compelled to accelerate and apply innovation for economic and societal benefit.  These aspirations are rooted with an entrepreneurial focus, are aligned with the goals of the modern uni

Fall Workshop Series at EKU for Small Businesses

It takes more than hustle to run a successful business, it takes knowledge of key tools in the entrepreneur’s tool box.

Shelby City African American Cemetery Photo Gallery: September 2014

This Sankofa symbol is Ghanan, from West Africa. Its literal translation is “go back and get it,” symbolizing the importance of knowing our history and our ancestors as we move into the future. This tradition values the contributions of our elders and cherishes the memory of our ancestors.

Public Relations Students Help Advance SOAR Initiative

Two new public relations students from Eastern Kentucky University recently began their summer internships with Shaping Our Appalachian Region, better known as SOAR.

Faculty Focus| Melissa Newman

It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to excel in a career. There are many success stories out there; individuals who have worked hard to climb the latter, but not many professionals can say that they have had three separate, but successful career paths.

Regional Faculty Focus: Stephen Kappeler

Eastern Kentucky University has had a long-standing reputation for producing highly qualified graduates in the field of criminal justice. Thanks to Stephen Kappeler, the school of justice studies coordinator and EKU faculty member, this reputation continues to grow along with the program through an expansion into our regional campuses.

EKU Community Service Trips Benefit EKU Campus and Service Region

Eastern Kentucky University strives to exemplify regional stewardship and community engagement throughout its 22-county service region in Southeastern Kentucky. Due to a transformation in EKU’s student life community service programming in spring 2014, an increasing amount of EKU students have participated in service opportunities benefiting the EKU service region. 

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