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Summer Breakaway - a study of Dr. Karen Gross' book Breakaway Learners

Breakaway Learners

Eastern Kentucky University is full of students who are breaking away from something to create a brighter future for themselves, and Dr. Gill Hunter refuses to let them slip through the cracks.

Matt Schumacher Receives Community Service Award


Congratulations to Senior Director of Student Success, Matt Schumacher, who was awarded the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty/Staff Community Service Award for his willingness and ability to lead the university in making a difference for all students.

EKU Ranks 7th Nationally for Services to Vets


Eastern Kentucky University ranks seventh nationally, and tops in Kentucky, among the best colleges and universities for military veterans, according to College Choice.

Future Brighter Now for Native Haitian

Kevely Dumay

Eastern Kentucky University Senior Kevely Dumay is the model student. Along with his 3.7 GPA, he is a McNair scholar, Chamber Colonel, a member of EKU’s Marketing Club, and will spend next semester as an intern at the state capitol. However, the future wasn’t always so hopeful for the native Haitian.

Liberia Native "Model Student Scholar"

Aggie Williams (foreground) with Dr. Lindsay Calderon

Acclaimed by her professors as “the model student scholar,” Eastern Kentucky University senior Aggie Williams is a living example of the power of hard work and dedication.

NOVA Director's Lasting Legacy

Jane Tinsley

August 31, 2017 marked the end of an era for Eastern Kentucky University and its NOVA program, as Jane Tinsley ended her long, distinguished run with the program. A 1982 graduate of Union College, Jane began working as a Counselor with EKU NOVA in 1989. In the mid-1990’s Jane became the Assistant Director, working for the highly-influential Kate Williams in that capacity for many years.

EKU Class of 2017 (Images and Tweets)


Eastern Kentucky University recognized 3,021 degree candidates at the 110th Spring Commencement, on May 12th and 13th, 2017. Congratulations Class of 2017! #EKUGrad #ForeverColonels

#EKUSummer Bash

#EKUSummer Bash

Taking any #EKUSummer classes? Come to the #EKUSummer Bash on Wednesday, April 26th! Register to win a FREE summer class! For more information visit

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