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Jackson Energy hosts intern through EKU LINC program

Jackson Energy Cooperative hired an EKU student intern for the spring 2017 semester.

EKU, Promise Zone Partner on Student Project

Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Regional Stewardship has received a grant to fund “good news” stories about the people and places of Kentucky’s Promise Zone. High school students from the eight-county region will be finding and writing the stories, as well as providing photos.

EKU’S OFFICE OF REGIONAL STEWARDSHIP HELPS MAKE KENTUCKY WORK READY

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Bruce Carpenter wears many hats while working to serve southern Kentucky. He is the Executive Director of the Corbin Economic Development Agency, the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Southeast Kentucky Industrial Development Authority, a regional partnership between six southeastern Kentucky counties. 

EKU EAST REGION FOCUSES ON LEADERSHIP IN APPALACHIA

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Located in the heart of Eastern Kentucky University’s service region, the EKU East Region Campus in Manchester is more than a school. It’s a leadership and economic development hub for the Appalachian Region of Kentucky.

20 Graduate From Latest Leadership Excellence for Middle Managers Course at EKU

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For almost every Friday from Jan. 26 until May 4, six employees of the Firestone Industrial Products facility in Williamsburg made the hour-long trek up Interstate 75 to Eastern Kentucky University’s Business and Technology Center.

Southeast KY Regional Training Consortium Grant

Donna Helton Grady, Coordinator of Regional Workforce Development who is the administrative liaison between Eastern Kentucky University and the Southeast Kentucky Regional Training Consortium, applies for a Bluegrass State Skills Corporation Grant.

EKU LOOKING AHEAD TO HOST ITS 24th KENTUCKY SPECIAL OLYMPICS SUMMER STATE GAMES

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For the past 23 years, Special Olympics of Kentucky’s State Summer Games have been held at EKU. During the first weekend in June, athletes from all over the state travel to campus, beaming with passion and determination, competing for a chance to advance to the national games.

Community Education Courses Run Gamut

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Career and Workforce Development will offer dozens of community education courses through June.

E-Presence Helps Senior "Attend" Classes

staples w/ baby

When her infant daughter was hospitalized for two weeks in Lexington with bacterial meningitis, Rachel Staples didn’t need any more worries.

Student Interns with London Ranger District Office

Devin with London Ranger

Through a partnership with Eastern Kentucky University, Devin Breedlove, a junior at EKU’s Manchester campus, will be working as an outreach and volunt

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