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"What Will You Be, Kentucky?" Campaign

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The Kentucky Department of Education has a new campaign: What Will You Be, Kentucky? asking citizens to submit stories about their career paths.  Long-lasting graduation requirements will likely

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza Honored for Academic Excellence in Faculty Leadership

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza holding a plaque for her award in Academic Excellence

Six Eastern Kentucky University faculty members were honored on Monday, April 9, for high-impact teaching practices, teaching innovation, scholarship related to teaching learning, and faculty leadership.

The awards presentation ceremony was part of the University’s annual Scholars Week celebration April 9-13.

EKU BA_SPA Senior Kendra Isaacs accepted to Masters program at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla in Puebla, Mexico

Kendra Isaacs

    Congratulations to EKU BA_SPA Senior Kendra Isaacs who has been pre-accepted to the Maestría de Literatura Hispanoamericana (Master in Hispano-American Literature) in the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) in Puebla, Mexico, an institution ranked one of the Best Global Universities for 2018 by U.S. News and World Report.

Zoe Davis, Liubitza Mendoza, and Martha Valencia nominated for Outstanding Campus Student Employee 2018

Zoe Davis, Liubitza Mendoza, and Martha Valencia

Congratulations to Zoe Davis, Liubitza Mendoza, and Martha Valencia for being nominated for outstanding campus student employee of the year nominees.

Dr. Javier Alvarez's artworks featured in new book by Carlos Bertoglio

SUB Terráneas is a collection of poems by Carlos Bertoglio, an Argentinian Professor at Souther Utah University and personal friend to Dr. Javier Alvarez, Assistant Professor Spanish at Eastern Kentucky Univeristy.

EKU graduate Brendan Kirwan finds success thanks to his Certificate in Japanese Conversation and Culture!

Brendan Kirwan

EKU BA Brendan Kirwan graduated in Fall 2016 with Cum Laude honors and a Certificate in Japanese Conversation and Culture.  It turns out his studies in Japanese gave him the edge over the competition:

BA in SPA Spencer Chowning to teach English in Spain in Fall 2018

Spencer Chowning in Spain

Spencer Chowning, EKU Honors student in History and Spanish, will be teaching English in Spain this fall through the Council On International Education Exchange Teach Abroad program (  The CIEE program sends Language and Culture Assistants support local teachers by facilitating conversational activities

Dr. Lily Li, CHU professor, to Present Panel & Paper at the 2018 ACLA

Dr. Lily Li, CHU professor

        Dr. Lily Li, who teaches Humanities at EKU, is the organizer of a panel (Stream S011) at the 2018 ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) annual conference in Los Angeles, March 28-April 1, 2018.

Evan Singleton, BA in Spanish, has worn many hats at EKU

Evan Singleton, BA in Spanish

EKU Spanish major, Honors student, lead GURU, SGA Chief of Staff, Quick Recall player, Chemistry minor, and pre-med student Evan Singleton graduated Summa Cum Laude on Friday, December 15, 2017! 

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