Category: News

EKU and UK partner to advance tech

EKU and the University of Kentucky recently announced a partnership in technology commercialization. The partnership is between EKU’s CEDET and UK’s OTC and is aimed at helping EKU with intellectual property matters when it comes to university personnel creating new inventions.

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EKU students face Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was predicted to be one of the most powerful storms the United States had ever faced, causing Florida governor Rick Scott to urge citizens to evacuate. Among those warned were EKU students who are currently participating in internships in the state.

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Eastern Scholar House provides opportunities for single parent residents

The Eastern Scholar House, located on Paul van Hoose Drive, has had single parent residents living in the units since July 15, but only recently had its ribbon cutting ceremony. On Friday, September 8, EKU administration officially introduced the Eastern Scholar House to campus. Though the house is located on EKU’s campus, it is not owned or operated by EKU.

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Benson gives more insight on ongoing campus construction

On Monday, August 28, President Benson spoke with The Eastern Progress. The meeting occurred after The Progress released an article comparing how EKU is becoming an UK-style campus.  The meeting started with questions about recent renovations that have been going on around campus. With the Greek Towers having been torn down, one of the questions asked was when construction would begin on the new Rec Center. Benson first addressed the fact that the old Rec Center wouldn’t be given to the football team, but instead would be given to the exercise science department. “It will be used for educational...

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The Progress in print