Inside Look

Mohler Named Assistant Vice President for Major and Planned Gifts

Ben Mohler has been named as Assistant Vice President for Major and Planned Gifts in Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

Colonels at the Capitol Event Big Hit with Lawmakers

Colonels at Capitol photo

Eastern Kentucky University continued to show its commitment to engaging in the legislative process by hosting another Colonels at the Capitol Day recently in Frankfort.

For the second consecutive year, EKU not only brought the members of its Board of Regents, but also extended the event invitation to the President’s Council and the President’s Leaders in Action Academy.

Three Students Participate in Nationwide Train Jam

Three students in our video game development program, the only such program in Kentucky, are enjoying a unique trans-continental experience: a 52-hour Train Jam on which they and 27 students from across the U.S., Netherlands and Australia are developing games while on an Amtrak trip from Chicago to California.

Ex-Colonel Football Standout "Walking Example" for At-Risk Youth

He grew up a ward of the state, whether in a foster home, other residential setting or detention center.

EKU to Host International “Living with Animals” Conference March 19-21

Presenters and attendees from at least 11 countries will converge on our campus March 19-21 for the second biennial “Living with Animals Conference.”

Aviation Partnerships with Community Colleges Speed Transition to Skies

Do you want to fly airplanes? Studies suggest almost 500,000 pilots are going to be needed over the next 20 years.

Bertee and Retta Faye Adkins Scholarship Established

Some of you, no doubt, remember Dr. Bertee Adkins, who taught business courses here from 1973 until he retired in 1998.

Student-Athlete Wins National Honor in Risk Management and Insurance

Many of our student-athletes are outstanding performers in the classroom. Taylor Speaks, Somerset, a member of our football team and a junior risk management and insurance major, is one of only 30 students nationwide selected for the Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program.

Public Health Major One of 108 Gilman Scholars Nationwide

"Excited," said Tori Caldwell, is an inadequate word to convey her reaction to winning one of only 108 Gilman International Scholarships awarded nationally to study abroad.

Diversity Initiative Aims to Help Us All See We’re Part of Same Fabric

A new diversity and inclusion initiative at EKU is aimed at helping each and every one of us understand that we are all part of the same fabric.

The initiative, headed by Interim Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Sherwood Thompson and a 30-member team from a cross-section of campus, will develop a plan that positively impacts the entire University.

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