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November 2017

EKU French major Grayson Ward studying abroad in San Sebastián, Spain

EKU French major Grayson Ward

Grayson Ward, an Eastern Kentucky University major in French and International Studies, is taking part in the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) program in San Sebastián, Spain!  He’s the first EKU student to select this program!

Grayson is working in a local Secondary school named “Salesianos” as English Teaching Assistant.

Dr. Martha Smith Conaway, retired EKU language professor, passes.

A burning candle stands along against a black background in memorium

On behalf of President Michael Benson


Dear University Community: 

Dr. Martha Smith Conaway, retired EKU professor who taught English, German, Japanese and French languages at EKU, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16. She was 90.

Omar Salinas Chacón, B.A. SPA major, Wins National Honors Award

Omar Salinas Chacón Wins National Honors Award

EKU Honors Student Omar Salinas Chacón, B.A. SPA major, B.A. Paralegal 2nd major, B.A. Political Science 3rd major, Japanese Certificate student, and DACA Dreamer, was named 2017 Student of the Year by the National Collegiate Honors Council!

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza is the first EKU graduate of the Academic Leadership Development Institute

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza and EKU President Michael Benson

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza is the first EKU faculty to graduate from the Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI) by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

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