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Camino Camp 2018

Campers and staff of Camino Camp 2018

Forty-some high school juniors and seniors came from all over the country – Kentucky, Cincinnati, Chicago and Miami – but they share a common Latino heritage.

Mentoring/Tutoring Center Honors Verdugo Legacy

Mentoring/Tutoring Center Honors Verdugo Legacy

Bobby Lee Verdugo came to fame as a leader of the historic 1968 high school walkouts of East Los Angeles, a student-led effort to bring education reform to disenfranchised schools with large populations of Latino students.

Spanish teaching major Jessica Vaught named 2018 Library Research Award Winner

Jessica Vaught named 2018 Library Research Award Winner

Jessica Vaught (pictured with Betina Gardner, Dean of EKU Libraries), a senior from Brown County, Ohio, received the first-place Library Research Award for Undergraduates prize of $800 on April 13, 2018 at the University's Scholars Assembly.

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza Honored for Academic Excellence in Faculty Leadership

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza holding a plaque for her award in Academic Excellence

Six Eastern Kentucky University faculty members were honored on Monday, April 9, for high-impact teaching practices, teaching innovation, scholarship related to teaching learning, and faculty leadership.

The awards presentation ceremony was part of the University’s annual Scholars Week celebration April 9-13.

EKU BA_SPA Senior Kendra Isaacs accepted to Masters program at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla in Puebla, Mexico

Kendra Isaacs

    Congratulations to EKU BA_SPA Senior Kendra Isaacs who has been pre-accepted to the Maestría de Literatura Hispanoamericana (Master in Hispano-American Literature) in the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) in Puebla, Mexico, an institution ranked one of the Best Global Universities for 2018 by U.S. News and World Report.

Zoe Davis, Liubitza Mendoza, and Martha Valencia nominated for Outstanding Campus Student Employee 2018

Zoe Davis, Liubitza Mendoza, and Martha Valencia

Congratulations to Zoe Davis, Liubitza Mendoza, and Martha Valencia for being nominated for outstanding campus student employee of the year nominees.



Dr. Javier Alvarez's artworks featured in new book by Carlos Bertoglio

SUB Terráneas by Carlos Bertoglio

SUB Terráneas is a collection of poems by Carlos Bertoglio, an Argentinian Professor at Souther Utah University and personal friend to Dr. Javier Alvarez, Assistant Professor Spanish at Eastern Kentucky Univeristy.

EKU graduate Brendan Kirwan finds success thanks to his Certificate in Japanese Conversation and Culture!

Brendan Kirwan

EKU BA Brendan Kirwan graduated in Fall 2016 with Cum Laude honors and a Certificate in Japanese Conversation and Culture.  It turns out his studies in Japanese gave him the edge over the competition:

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