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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 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 Hosts Successful Kentucky All "A" Classic Basketball Tournament

All "A" logo

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

Berea Partners for Education logo

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.

Regional Stewardship Hires Intern Rachel Grant

Intern Rachel Grant

Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Regional Stewardship recently hired a new public relations intern. Rachel Grant is a sophomore Public Relations major with a Sociology minor from Oldham County, Kentucky.

LINC Program Hires Intern Aryanna Cannoy

Aryanna Cannoy

Eastern Kentucky University’s Regional Liaison for Improving Networks and Connections (LINC) program has recently partnered with Berea Partners for Edu

Jackson Energy hosts intern through EKU LINC program

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

WEKU Partnership Brings Positive Change in Kentucky Counties Challenged by Drug Use

Pastor Brad Epperson, Nurse Mandy Watson and physician’s assistant Troy Brooks couldn’t have been more set against a needle exchange program in Powell County, the place they call home, worrying that it would enable drug users to continue using.

LINC Opportunities Continue to Grow

For nearly 5 years, EKU Regional LINC (Liaison for Improving Networks and Connections) has provided Eastern Kentucky University students with opportunities to gain work experience, with pay, within Kentucky’s Appalachian counties.

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