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December 2014

Erik Liddell featured in EKU Power of Maroon Leadership Spotlight

Dr. Erik Liddell, Assistant Professor of Comparative Humanities in the EKU Dept. of Languages, Cultures and Humanities, and recently named Chautauqua Lecture Coordinator, is featured in this ongoing series designed to allow EKU leaders and others in prominent positions to discuss their roles, as well as campus issues.

Abbey Poffenberger receives the 8th annual MOSAIIC award!

The Central Kentucky Diversity Consortium and the MOSAIIC is honored to present Dr. Abbey Poffenberger, EKU Associate Professor of Spanish and Dept. Languages, Cultures, and Humanities Chair, with the 8th annual MOSAIIC award at the conference on December 5, 2014 at the Lyric Theatre.

Manuel Cortés-Castañeda receives literary award from the Columbian National Government

Manuel Cortés-Castañeda, Associate Professor of Spanish at EKU, travelled to Bogota, Columbia to be presented with a literary award by the Columbian govermnent at the Instituto de Cultura: Tierra de Promisión.  While there, he will participate in literary workshops, discussions on poetry, and read his poetry and short stories in a variety of venues.

Dr. Michael Rich presents at the Montana State University Leadership Institute

 Dr. C. Michael Rich, EKU Assistant Professor of Japanese, presented on his experiences with rowing crew athletics at the Student Leadership Development Conference: Working In Sync, hosted by Montana State University in Bozeman, MT.  Held November 16, 2014, the conference was attended by approximately 300 guests.

EKU represented at the 12th Annual East Central United States Kendo Federation Johnson Cup

EKU JPN 102 student Brendan Kirwan and EKU Japanese Professor Dr. Michael Rich participated in the individual and team competitions in the 12th Annual East Central United States Kendo Federation Johnson Cup on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

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