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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. 

"The Next Generation" Comes to EKU Manchester

EKU’s first annual "The Next Generation Summer Camp" was held at the EKU Manchester campus on June 10-12, 2013. The camp hosted 75 gifted, talented, and high-achieving middle-school students from five counties (Perry, Leslie, Clay, Jackson, and Lee) in EKU's service region.

OSHA Training Sessions at Manchester, Corbin Campuses

EKU's OSHA Training Institute Education Center has announced new professional-development opportunities for those located in EKU's 22-county service region.

EKU Hosts Girls' STEM Day

EKU hosted a Girls' STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Day on Friday, June 7, 2013. The event was part of the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative's fifth annual conference, "Reaching for the Stars!"

EKU, Corbin Independent Schools Partner to Prepare Middle-Grade Teachers

A new partnership between Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education and Corbin Independent Schools to enhance the preparation of middle grade teachers represents “an opportunity for all of us to get better together,” said Dr.

CARES Awards $150K in Regional Stewardship Grants

The EKU Center for Appalachian Regional Engagement and Stewardship (CARES) has awarded approximately $150,000 in regional-stewardship grants to 11 programs.