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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.

Marine Corps Veteran Finds Challenge, Wins Honors

Stofleth, right, with Marine unit

Andrew Stofleth, all 5-foot-2 of him, surveyed the room, filled mostly with Eastern Kentucky University faculty and administrators.

“You guys,” he said, “sure know how to make someone feel 6 feet tall.”

Students Assist Wayland Main St. Program

Students Assist Wayland Main St. Program

Eastern Kentucky University students from the Corbin regional campus are assisting the Main Street program in Wayland, Kentucky. Public relations students in Melissa Newman’s Design for Mass Media class are designing a website, brochure and logo for the Floyd County community.

EKU Professional Flight Students Interview with ExpressJet

EKU Professional Flight Students Interview with ExpressJet

On Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, fourteen EKU aviation students were interviewed by ExpressJet Airline recruiters for First Officer pilot jobs. Ralph Gibbs, Director of Aviation, said that this is the first event of its kind for EKU and highlights EKU Aviation achievements and successes.

Aviation Students Tour UPS Facilities

Aviation Students Tour UPS Facilities

EKU Aviation students visited the world's largest package delivery company - Louisville hub - on Friday, April 22.  Seventeen students toured the facility and received a briefing about the UPS Worldport operation before being separated into two groups. The first group received a tour of the Worldport operation and the second group participated in a session in an A300 simulat

COMM Students Contribute to EKU Voices Website

EKU Voices article displayed on the web

New Website Depicts Diverse "Voices of EKU"

At its core, Eastern Kentucky University is about people, and a partnership nearly one year in the making highlights that value.

Hoskins selected as 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Martin Award Recipient

Tony Hoskins with family

The Henry Martin Scholarship, a $500 cash award, was presented to Mr. Tony L. Hoskins at the Eastern Kentucky University Scholars Day Assembly on Friday, April 15, 2016. Hoskins, a senior non-traditional student from Richmond, Ky., majoring in Aerospace Technology and Aviation Professional Flight, was also inducted into the Society at a formal ceremony later that afternoon.

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

Annie Zomaya

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.

 EKU public relations intern and Appalachian native, Zomaya knows first-hand the conditions of the region and the challenges that the people face and have faced for many years.

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