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September 2013

Nelson wins Smith award for public service

John Nelson

The Advocate Messenger, September 28, 2013

LEXINGTON — A leader for openness in government and quality in journalism during his career at weekly and daily newspapers will receive the Al Smith Award for public service through community journalism during a dinner in Frankfort Nov. 16.

Senior’s broadcasting work has him in high demand

David Miller

The Eastern Progress, September 26, 2013

Most students at Eastern are studying in the classroom in hopes of putting those skills to the test in the workforce after they graduate. But for one student, he’s already getting a taste of his dream to work as a sports announcer.

Students Turn Out before Daybreak as National Spotlight Shines on EKU, Alumnus Sam Champion

Students gather at Powell fountain

Friday the 13th was certainly not an unlucky day for EKU.

More than 300 Eastern students converged on Memorial Plaza well before daybreak on Friday, Sept. 13, awaiting their turn in the national spotlight.

Remembering Those Lost on 9/11

President Benson speaks at 9/11 remembrance ceremony

President Michael Benson speaks at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on the west lawn of Keene Hall. The event, staged by the EKU VETS Club and Army ROTC Program, included the placement of 2,977 small American flags at the site representing the lives lost that day.

"Good Morning America" Segment to Spotlight EKU, Alum Sam Champion

GMA segment recorded from the Powell Building

Eastern Kentucky University will be in the national spotlight when “Good Morning America” profiles its weather anchor, Sam Champion, in a segment tentatively scheduled to air Friday, Sept. 13.

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