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Looking for free money?  There are numerous big and small scholarships available from the department and others, but you can't be win if you don't apply.  The 2017 deadline for most of them is February 27, so don't miss your chance!

Eastern Progress editor recognized by KPA.

Taylor Weiter

EKU junior Taylor Weiter received second place in the Best Sports Column category of the Kentucky Press Association News Contest for her column, “No, I don’t know the linebacker of the 1982 Colts.” The column, published in a 2015 issue of The Eastern Progress, details the trials of a woman sports fan in a male-dominated world.

Lasure lands reporter position at Watauga Democrat.

Kayla Lasure

Recent EKU Journalism grad Kayla Lasure has been hired as a news reporter for the Watauga Democrat, effective Feb. 6. The announcement was made by Editor Anna Oakes.

Dr. Taylor featured in local news story about "alternative facts"

BEM professor Dr. John Taylor was recently interviewed as part of a LEX18 broadcast news story on the use of "alternative facts" by public officials.  The interview can be seen here.  

Dr. Parry featured on BBC radio program

Dr. Pam Parry

Dr. Pam Parry is quoted in a recent BBC Radio piece comparing how Presidents Dwight Eisenhower and recently-elected Donald Trump deal with the media.

Dr. Fairchild participates in EKU's First Faculty Leadership Institute

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, was among twenty-six faculty members from across campus who recently completed the inaugural Faculty Leadership Institute at EKU.

Knoebel Earns Washington Internship With Senator Paul

Rachel Knoebel

Rachel Knoebel, a junior Public Relations major at Eastern Kentucky University, recently accepted an internship in Senator Rand Paul’s Washington, D.C. Office for the Spring 2017 semester. 

CLASS Professors to Edit National Communication Journal

Two professors from the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences – Dr. Russell Carpenter, executive director of the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity and associate professor of English, and Dr. Jennifer Fairchild, associate professor of communication studies – will serve as Editor and Associate Editor of a national journal, respectively.

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