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Pennington wins Collegiate Business Concept Challenge

Andrew Pennington (center) wins Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Busine

EKU’s Andrew Pennington wins Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge; other EKU students place in competition

Growing up around a building materials business, Andrew Pennington of Richmond said he often wondered what happened to surplus or salvage building materials after contractors finished a job.

SPJ Dedicates White Hall as Historic Site in Journalism

Historic Site plaque is unveiled for installation

White Hall, the former Madison County home of abolitionist newspaper publisher Cassius Marcellus Clay, was dedicated today as a Historic Site in Journalism by the Society of Professional Journalists.

Focus on Scholarship: Dr. Bruce Pratt

The research of Dr. Bruce Pratt, director of the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (also known as CRAFT) and a professor in the Department of Agriculture, is focused on biofuel and the work that is going on at CRAFT.

EKU Junior Diana Harbeson Receives National Scholarship from Association of General Contractors

Diana Harbeson

Eastern Kentucky University junior construction management major Diana Harbeson has received a national scholarship, valued at $2,500, from the Association of General Contractors.

Harbeson, of Lexington, was also the recent recipient of the $1,000 Murray S. Riffee Scholarship sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Kentucky.

Dedication of White Hall Highlights First Amendment Week Activities

White Hall State Historic Site

Eastern Kentucky University will celebrate the First Amendment with a series of events April 11-14.

Nicholas Wade selected to SRHC Executive Board

For Immediate Release


RICHMOND, Ky. - Fifteen Eastern Kentucky University Honors students presented the results of their undergraduate research at the 39th annual Southern Regional Honors Council Conference March 31-April 2 in Little Rock, Ark.

EKU Names Debra Hoskins Executive Director of Center for the Performing Arts

Debra Hoskins

The new executive director of The Center for the Performing Arts at Eastern Kentucky University brings 20 years of experience of helping to bring leading entertainment acts to central Kentucky.

Communication Intern Joins Jessamine Journal News Staff

Laura Butler

The new staff writer at The Jessamine Journal will be covering familiar turf. Laura Butler spent summer 2009 as an intern at the paper and now has taken a desk full-time to cover the city of Wilmore, the Jessamine County Fiscal Court and the Nicholasville Planning and Zoning Commission.

EKU Plays Role in Selection of White Hall as National Historic Site in Journalism

White Hall State Historic Site

The Society of Professional Journalists has named White Hall State Historic Site, home of newspaper publisher Cassius Marcellus Clay, as the 2011 National Historic Site in Journalism thanks in large part to the efforts of Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication, which nominated Clay’s historic home for the honor.

Faculty Member Co-Authors Kentucky-Based Novel for Young Readers

The familiar Shaker song, “Simple Gifts,” is about discovering one’s own unique talents and gifts.
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