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President's Office, Turners Contribute to Research and Scholarship Fund

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson and Board of Regents Chair Craig Turner have underscored their commitment to twin core missions of the University – teaching and scholarship – with investments in the newly established President’s Research and Scholarship Fund.

Benson Presides at Makeshift Commencement Ceremony for One Student

Last winter, he shoveled nearly a foot of snow off a student’s driveway in Berea after that student challenged him on Twitter to make it possible for him to attend class the next morning.

On Sunday, May 17, Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson took time to preside at a one-person commencement ceremony, again due to a Twitter request from a student.

Former Gridiron Great Returns to Campus to Mentor Business Students

As a three-time all-Ohio Valley Conference quarterback on some outstanding teams at Eastern Kentucky University, Jim Guice set individual passing records that stood for many years. His numbers were eventually eclipsed, but stories of his swagger and toughness resonate to this day.

EKU Now Boasts Second Gilman International Scholarship Recipient

A second Eastern Kentucky University student has received the prestigious Gilman International Scholarship.

EKU Wins Category of National Game Day Recycling Challenge

Eastern Kentucky University captured first place in the Game Day Basketball Waste Generation category within the national RecycleMania Tournament by diverting nearly 53 percent of all waste when the Colonels hosted Tennessee Tech in McBrayer Arena on Feb. 28.

Honors Program Class Travels "From Shiloh to Afghanistan"

An Eastern Kentucky University Honors Program class has spent this semester traveling in space and time – from the American Civil War to the modern-day battlefields of the Middle East.

Afsah-Mohallatee, Appleton Named Foundation Professors for 2015-17

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David Afsah-Mohallatee (left) and Dr. Tom Appleton are the latest faculty members to earn Eastern Kentucky University’s highest honor for teaching excellence.

Lt. Gov. "Crit" Luallen to Speak at Spring Commencement May 15

Lt. Gov. “Crit” Luallen will address 2,764 degree candidates and receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Eastern Kentucky University’s Spring Commencement on Friday, May 15.

Mock Trial Team Finishes 11th in National Championship Tournament

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Out of more than 600 collegiate mock trial teams nationwide that began the season, a squad from Eastern Kentucky University finished 11th.

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