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Evan Singleton, BA in Spanish, has worn many hats at EKU

Evan Singleton, BA in Spanish

EKU Spanish major, Honors student, lead GURU, SGA Chief of Staff, Quick Recall player, Chemistry minor, and pre-med student Evan Singleton graduated Summa Cum Laude on Friday, December 15, 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. Rich guest lectures at The Citadel Military College in South Carolina

Dr. C. Michael Rich, Associate Professor of Japanese

Dr. C. Michael Rich, Associate Professor of Japanese at EKU, has been invited to guest lecture at The Citadel Military College in South Carolina for Dr. Keith Knapp's Honors 300: "Samurai in History, Literature, and Art."  He will be presenting on Noh drama theater arts and its connection to the Samurai warrior class of Japan. 

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

Dr. Rich invited to guest lecture at The Citadel Military College in South Carolina

Dr. C. Michael Rich, Associate Professor of Japanese

Dr. C. Michael Rich, Associate Professor of Japanese at EKU, has been invited to guest lecture at The Citadel Military College in South Carolina for Dr. Keith Knapp's Honors 300: "Samurai in History, Literature, and Art."  He will be presenting on Noh drama theater arts and its connection to the Samurai warrior class of Japan. 

Dr. Eba Creel receives Certificate of Appreciation from EKU Women's Volleyball

Dr. Eba Creel

Dr. Eba Creel, Assistant Professor of Spanish. was recognized October 4, 2017 at the EKU vs. MSU women's volleyball game.  Mx. Chloe Rojas, EKU student athlete and Dr. Creel's SPA 202 student, presented Dr. Creel with a Certificate of Appreciation at the winning game.

Congratulations Dr. Creel!

EKU Spanish Certificate Student Bailey Cox Receives NSAISS "Student Subject Matter Expert Award"

Bailey Cox

During the last two weeks of the 2017 summer semester, EKU Homeland Security senior and Certificate in Spanish recipient Bailey Cox attended the annual National Security Analysis and Intelligence Summer Seminar (NSAISS) hosted by the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC).

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