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The Office of Regional Stewardship announces E-Mentor Program Expansion

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The Office of Regional Stewardship at Eastern Kentucky University is excited to announce the expansion of its E-mentoring program. The program, previously only available to students in the Knox Promise Neighborhood is now available to Perry Promise Students. This expansion means the addition of several new schools and the potential to serve an additional 300 students.

Regional Stewardship Introduces Fall 2020 Marketing/PR Interns

Regional Stewardship Fall 2020 Interns

Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Regional Stewardship has hired Allison Brimm and Caitlin Riley as their Marketing and Public Relations interns. Brimm is a sophomore Public Relations major from Corbin, KY, and Riley is a junior Graphic Design major from Georgetown, KY.

Conferencing and Events at EKU Offers Clients Virtual Event Options

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As reduced room capacities and social distancing guidelines have become a new “norm” during the 2020 fall semester, the Department of Conferencing and Events (C&E) at EKU has turned its eyes to new means of holding conferences and meetings by hosting them virtually, utilizing new avenues such as the recently launched Airmeet platform.

Regional Stewardship Announces Fall E-Mentor Interns

Fall 2020 Regional Stewardship E-Mentor Interns

The E-mentoring program through Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Regional Stewardship is kicking off the fall semester with five student interns. The E-mentor Program is a partnership with Knox Promise Neighborhood designed to help middle and high school students with college and career readiness.

EKU Regional Campuses Offer Student and Community Aid During COVID-19 Crisis

Left: Terry Gray, Right: Ramona Davis

Eastern Kentucky University’s regional campuses are offering student and community aid during the COVID-19 pandemic by donating medical supplies and utilizing their partnership with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP) and Teleworks USA to help combat unemployment.

EKU Hosts Successful Kentucky All "A" Classic Basketball Tournament

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The Kentucky All “A” Classic returned to Richmond for its statewide basketball tournament January 22-26.

32 regional champion teams came to play for the 2020 state championship title at Eastern Kentucky University’s Alumni Coliseum.

EKU Regional Campuses Support Students in Transition to Remote Learning

Left: Katelin Smith Crawford, an EKU future teacher in the Corbin CAPT Elementar

Remote learning is not new to EKU’s regional students. Often, it is the regional campuses where remote learning has been perfected by both students and faculty.

When students, faculty, and staff were informed that the 2020 spring semester would need to be finished using remote learning and teaching practices due to the COVID-19 pandemic, E-Presence usage was top of mind.

EKU's Office of Regional Stewardship Partners with Berea Partners for Education for E-Mentor Program with Knox Promise Neighborhood

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Regional Stewardship is partnering with Berea Partners for Education to create an E-Mentoring Program with the Knox Promise Neighborhood that serves as an interactive, online college and career readiness course.

Vice President Mike Pence Visits EKU’s East Region Campus in Manchester

Vice President Mike Pence with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. Credit to Charles Bertr

Vice President Mike Pence visited Eastern Kentucky University’s Manchester campus in Clay County in August.

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