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Eastern Builds Future Leaders

The leadership division of Student Life is launching a new opportunity for first year students attending Eastern Kentucky University called, “Emerging Leaders.” The program allows students to ignite their leadership path and get a jumpstart on their involvement at Eastern.

Town and Gown Partnerships Continue to Grow

This marks the first year for a new program that the Richmond Chamber of Commerce is offering students at Eastern Kentucky University.

Shelby City African American Cemetery Photo Gallery: September 2014

This Sankofa symbol is Ghanan, from West Africa. Its literal translation is “go back and get it,” symbolizing the importance of knowing our history and our ancestors as we move into the future. This tradition values the contributions of our elders and cherishes the memory of our ancestors.

New Project Pairs EKU Corbin Students with Local Elementary and Middle Schools

The Middle School and Elementary Education Methods students from the Eastern Kentucky University Corbin campus worked with over 200 7th grade Corbin Middle School students (approximately 100 each day) to test the waters of Moore’s Creek, which is a small creek near the middle school.

EKU Corbin Receives Recycling Grant for Fifth Year

The City of Corbin, KY and EKU Corbin regional campus were recently awarded a recycling grant from Kentucky PRIDE in the amount of $7150. This 2014-2015 award marks the fifth year that EKU Corbin campus and the City have joined forces in an effort to encourage recycling at the campus and in the local community.

EKU President, Michael T. Benson: Keynote Speaker at Manchester Regional Campus GED Graduation

Eastern Kentucky University President, Michael T. Benson was the keynote speaker for the Manchester Regional Campus 2013-14 GED graduation, which took place on June 25, 2014. Congratulations to those EKU Clay County GED graduates.


Gifted and Talented Summer Camp a Success at EKU Danville

Thirteen energetic middle grade students from three counties took part in the 2014 “Project Discovery” Summer Camp at the EKU Danville Regional Campus June 9—13. 

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