On Thursday, Oct. 15, Omar Salinas-Chacon, a sophomore at Eastern Kentucky University with a double major in Spanish and political science, found himself at the White House, the only Kentucky college student invited to attend a reception in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
"You don’t have to be a cultural historian, cognitive scientist, digital humanities innovator, or even know what any of those terms mean to enjoy a Chautauqua Series lecture during the 2015-16 season at Eastern Kentucky University, explained Dr. Erik Liddell, lecture coordinator.
Dr. Erik Liddell, assistant professor of foreign languages 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.
EKU President Michael T. Benson at the ribbon cutting ceremony for EKU's Latino Success Center yesterday. The Center is located in the Whitlock Building Room 442. Dr. Abbey Poffenberger of Dept. of Languages, Cultures, and Humanities at EKU is one of those instrumental in the opening of this center. Congratulations!