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Meiners named among EKU's first University Fellows

Dr. Eric Meiners

Dr. Eric Meiners, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, has been named among 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty in the initial group of University Fellows.

First Book in Prof's Series Earns National Honor

Dr. Pam Parry

The first book in Dr. Pam Parry’s series on women in American politics was a finalist for a prestigious national book award named for former journalist Frank Luther Mott.

COMM names Maribeth McBride Berman 2016 distinguished alum

Maribeth McBride Berman

EKU's Department of Communication, along with the School of Applied Arts and Technology, is pleased to announce that Ms. Maribeth McBride Berman has been selected as the departmental distinguished alum for 2016.

Ms. Berman was honored during a presentation in April, during the Department of Communications annual awards ceremonies in EKU's Perkins Conferencing Center.

PRSSA Members Attend GrandSlam Conference

PRSSA Members At GrandSlam Conference

“Be passionate. Be relentless. Be different.” Those were just some of the many lessons students learned at PRGrandSlam, attended by 10 members of the Public Relations Student Society of America chapter at Eastern Kentucky University.

The Day at the Farm, local school children visit Meadowbrook

School children pose in tractor wheel

"My daddy said that pigs make bacon, but I asked that pig for some and it just grunted,” Andrew said to his hay-ride neighbor, shrugging. His group had just left the ice-cream station, where they had made their own ice cream using milk from Meadowbrook Farm’s cows.

Progress Editor Places 1st in SPJ Contest

Daniel Klapheke

A series on heroin addiction in a rural community written by an Eastern Kentucky University journalism student won first place for In-Depth Reporting in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards.

EKU agriculture provide produce and meat to local eateries

Sonny's BBQ Local Pitmasters Since '68 graphic

Shopping local is encouraged around campus, especially when it comes to food. The EKU Department of Agriculture started a program in 2015 that allowed them to provide local produce to Café Burrier, their local farmer’s market, faculty regents meetings and Sonny’s BBQ.

Construction Management Hosts its 10th Annual Recognition Banquet

EKU Construction Management awards banquet

EKU Construction Management faculty and staff hosted the 10th Annual Recognition Banquet on April 2, 2016, to honor outstanding students, as well as those individuals and companies who have demonstrated exemplary service. This year’s reception and dinner was held in Arlington's Mule Barn. EKU President Michael Benson was on hand to greet guests and make opening remarks.

Zeta II Chapter of Sigma Lambda Chai Reactivated

Sigma Lambda Chai key

The Zeta II chapter of Sigma Lambda Chi honor society is proud to announce its recent reactivation as the construction honor society in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Anthony J. Lamanna will act as the advisor to the four newly installed members.

Klapheke awarded ISWNE internship

Daniel Klapheke

An Eastern Kentucky University junior is one of four students selected for the first summer internship program offered through the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors.

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