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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.

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.

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.

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

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.


work ready

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. 


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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.

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.

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