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September 2015

Two Faculty Members Honored by Ky. Communication Association

Drs. Given and Previs

Two Eastern Kentucky University faculty were honored by the Kentucky Communication Association (KCA) during the organization’s annual conference Sept. 11-12 at Montgomery Bell State Park in Burns, Tennessee.

Aviation Program Spreads Wings to Owensboro

EKU Aviation faculty and students with aircraft

Eastern Kentucky University Aviation has spread its wings again, partnering with Owensboro Community and Technical College to bring its nationally renowned program to the western Kentucky/southwest Indiana area.

AG Students Contribute to Oral History Center

Student researching in the library vaults

Voices from Kentucky residents recorded decades ago are now used in Eastern Kentucky University classrooms to help students connect with the region’s rich history.

EKU Aviation Student One of Four Selected to Receive National Scholarship

Matt Jones in front of the Goodyear blimp

EKU Aviation students Matt Jones has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship award. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded each year to four full-time aviation program students from around the country.

Farm Director Helps Struggling College in Nigeria

Griebenow works with Nigerian farmers

Students arose from mattresses on the floor, exited their windowless dormitories, grabbed their tattered notebooks and piled into dark and dusty classrooms at a rural African agriculture college where an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member volunteered this summer.

Professor Emeritus Ferrell Wellman inducted into Silver Circle

Ferrell Wellman show off his award

Broadcast and Electronic Media Professor Emeritus Ferrell Wellman was inducted into the Silver Circle by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during the chapter’s 51st Annual Regional Emmy Awards gala July 25 at Keeneland.

EKU’s Red Barn Garden Partners with Café Burrier!

HORT students deliver fresh produce to Cafe Burrier

Photo caption: (l-r): Angela Abney (EKU Red Barn Garden student employee), Dr. Nathan Stokes (Asst. Prof. Family/Consumer Sciences), and Brian Gesner (EKU Red Barn Garden student employee).

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