Inside Look

Students, Faculty Helping Paintsville with “Trail Town” Application Process

Dozens of Recreation and Park Administration students distributed surveys during the city’s recent Apple Festival as Paintsville leaders begin the multi-tiered process to move forward on its Trail Town application. Overseeing the students’ efforts are Project Co-Directors Dr. Michael Bradley and Dr.

CARES, Richmond Chamber Host Leadership Work Study Trip to Asheville

Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Appalachian Regional Engagement and Stewardship (CARES) and the Richmond Chamber of Commerce hosted a leadership work study trip to Asheville, N.C., Sept. 16-18.

"Richmond 5" Competition Assists Local Entrepreneurs



RICHMOND, Ky. – Have a great business idea but don’t know what to do next?

Corbin Railroad Museum Project

Corbin Railroad Museum planners hope to have facility open in May 2015

CARES Partners with Ky. Office of Adventure Tourism to Create Trail Town Ambassador Program

The Center for Appalachian Regional Engagement and Stewardship (CARES) at Eastern Kentucky University is partnering with the Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism to launch the Trail Town Ambassador Program.

EKU to Host Eastern Apicultural Society Conference

Eastern Kentucky University is proud to host the 2014 Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) Conference from July 28 - August 1, 2014, on the EKU Richmond campus.

Conference Seeks to Empower Women for Positive Social Change

Eastern Kentucky University funded and hosted a day-long conference on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 aimed at helping women transition back to society from prison or a drug-treatment center.

EKU Program Studies Well Water Quality in Eastern Kentucky

Dr. Jason Marion, an assistant professor in the EKU Environmental Health Science program, is leading an effort to investigate the quality of well water in five eastern Kentucky counties. 

Adventures in the Mind at EKU Corbin

The Adventures in the Mind (AIM) Camp returned to EKU Corbin campus on July 8–12, 2013. The camp hosted 26 gifted and talented elementary and middle-school students from Bell, Knox, Laurel, and Whitley Counties.  The weeklong camp focused on the studies of art and science.