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EKU regional campuses to offer free Wi-Fi to community students

In partnership with area high schools in Corbin and Manchester, the locations of its regional campuses, Eastern Kentucky University is offering free, outdoor guest Wi-Fi and indoor, desktop internet to students who can’t otherwise access broadband internet. “COVID-19 has had a...
Posted On 18 Oct 2020
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Newman to speak at Southern KY Chamber of Commerce luncheon Feb. 11

The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce will welcome a special guest speaker who is dedicated to “making Kentucky’s Appalachia a better place to live, work, grow and thrive.” Melissa Newman, Executive Director of Regional Programming and Regional Stewardship, at Eastern...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020
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Officials announce London-Corbin Airport to be part of new EKU aviation maintenance technician program

With demand for trained aviation maintenance technicians expected to soar in the next few years, a new program, announced yesterday by federal and state officials, is being launched to address the need; and one local airport will be a site where hands-on training is slated to...

EKU journalism student, former News Journal intern, named Communication Professional of the Year

She’s only a junior journalism and history major at Eastern Kentucky University, but Jennifer Kaylyn Perkins is already making her own history as the winner of the 2018 Communication Professional of the Year award presented by the Kentucky Communication Association. Not bad for...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Sweet finds passion in Geosciences, earns Dean’s Award of Merit at EKU

Eastern Kentucky University student, Ethan Sweet will leave EKU with the College of Science Dean’s Award, a degree and a dream. Ethan, a Corbin native, remembers his first Spotlight Day on campus, “I knew that I loved science,” he recalled, “and during the Spotlight event, the...