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May 2016

Seven EKU students selected for KPA internships

Seven Eastern Kentucky University students will gain journalism experience this summer at news media outlets across the Commonwealth through the Kentucky Press Association’s summer intern program.

Hosted annually by KPA, the program matches students with member newspapers and news outlets across the state to provide eight-week internships, each supported by a $3,000 stipend.

Scholar Athlete: Ally Peters

Ally Peters

Graduating senior Ally Peters was voted Best Inspirational Leader of the EKU Women's Volleyball team. She received the honor at the annual Volleyball Colonels Awards Banquet.  Peters, a Communication Studies major from Medina, Oh., is set to graduate May 13th.

EKU Team Competes in 2016 Flexography Challenge

EKU Graphic Communications Management team

Five Eastern Kentucky University Graphic Communications Management majors recently competed in the 2016 Phoenix Challenge Flexo College Competition in Fort Worth, Tex. Pictured left to right are: seniors Devin Beech (Sr, Lexington), Deborah Pullen (So, Monticello), Heather Smith (Jr, Mt. Sterling), Marlee Jennings (Sr, Berea), and Jena Potter (Sr, Langley).

Meet the New EKU Farm Director

Justin McKinney

Justin McKinney has recently accepted the position of Director of Farms at Eastern Kentucky University. McKinney has deep roots in southeastern U.S. agriculture and studied at the University of Florida (UF), a land-grant institution. He holds an undergraduate degree in agribusiness management and a graduate degree in agronomy.

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