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EKU, Promise Zone Partner on Student Project

Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Regional Stewardship has received a grant to fund “good news” stories about the people and places of Kentucky’s Promise Zone. High school students from the eight-county region will be finding and writing the stories, as well as providing photos.

EKU Hosts Career Fair for HS Juniors

Eastern Kentucky University hosted the annual Madison County Business in Education Partnership (MCBEP) Career Fair with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 14.

EKU Office of Engagement and Regional Stewardship Receives 2015 Constant Contact All Star Award

EKU Office of Engagement and Regional Stewardship has been named a 2015 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to hundreds of thousands of small organizations worldwide.

Dr. Ryan Wilson Selected for Poster Presentation

Dr. Ryan Wilson, Director of Regional Programming, presented a poster titled, “Research-Based Practices in Student Success for New, First-Time Freshmen at Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education” at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education’s Student Success Summit on April 4th in Louisville, Kentucky.

EKU public relations intern enjoys working for the region she calls home

By Kelly Arnold

EKU Public Relations Major

Annie Zomaya sees her internship as more than just a resume builder or educational requirement. Zomaya has a connection and passion for the region she calls home.

All "A" Classic Attendance Highest in Decade


The recent All “A” Classic at Eastern Kentucky University recorded a total attendance of 38,201, the highest number for the annual event since 20

General Studies Classes Coming to Mt. Vernon

As part of its mission to offer increased access to higher education within its service region, Eastern Kentucky University plans to offer courses toward the Associate Degree in General Studies at the Rockcastle Adult Education Center in Mt. Vernon.

LEAD is a success with help from EKU

LEAD Wayne County continues to flourish in its second year.  LEAD-Leaders Excel Above Distinction was created in 2014 to allow gifted students the opportunity to learn more about their community and the many career options available to them once they graduate from a college/university.

Faculty Focus | Keven McQueen

Keven McQueen was born in Richmond in 1967, and graduated with a M.A. in English from Eastern Kentucky University in 1991.

McQueen began his career at EKU in 1989, as an instructor in Department of English and Theatre. Since then, he has spent much of his time teaching at three of the regional campuses in Corbin, Manchester, and Danville, in addition to the Richmond campus.

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