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JOU Senior KaLeigh Underwood named SPJ Member of the Month.

KaLeigh Underwood

KaLeigh Underwood has been named the national Member of the Month by the Society of Professional Journalists.

EKU alumni speak at "Reporting on Fracking" Conference.

EKU alumni speak at "Reporting on Fracking" Conference.

Four Eastern alumni spoke at a conference about Reporting on Fracking on Nov. 6 at Berea College. The conference was hosted by Eastern Kentucky University's student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Eastern’s communication department, and Berea College's English department.

EKU students live-tweet "Reporting on Fracking" Conference.

EKU students live-tweet coverage of the "Reporting on Fracking" conference.

EKU student attendees were active participants in the “Reporting on Fracking” conference that took place Friday, Nov. 6, at Berea College.

Communication Department to host "Reporting on Fracking" conference

Reporting on Fracking

A “Reporting on Fracking” conference is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 6, at Berea College hosted by Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication and student chapter Society of Professional Journalists and Berea College’s Department of English.

Parry Elected to Board of Directors of National Organization

Dr. Pam Parry

Dr. Pam Parry, Associate Professor of Public Relations, was elected Oct. 10 to the Board of Directors of the American Journalism Historians Association at the group’s annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Two Faculty Members Honored by Ky. Communication Association

Dr. Deborah T. Givens and Dr. Kathy Previs

Two Eastern Kentucky University faculty were honored by the Kentucky Communication Association (KCA) during the organization’s annual conference Sept.

Professor Emeritus Ferrell Wellman inducted into Silver Circle

Professor Emeritus Ferrell Wellman inducted into Silver Circle

Broadcast and Electronic Media Professor Emeritus Ferrell Wellman was inducted into the Silver Circle by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during the chapter’s 51st Annual Regional Emmy Awards gala July 25 at Keeneland.

EKU Journalism grad appears on Kentucky Tonight.

Ivy Brahear appears on Kentucky Tonight

Ivy Brashear, EKU graduate in journalism and Appalachian studies, was a guest in June on the weekly KET public affairs show, “Kentucky Tonight.” The topic was “Energy and the Environment.” Along with Brashear, host Bill Goodman was joined by guests Bill Bissett, president of the Kentucky Coal Association; Hank Graddy, water issues chair for the Cumberland Chapter of the

Randolph receives grant from Kentucky Oral History Commission

Broadcasting Lecturer Michael AJ Randolph has received a grant from the Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC) to produce stories about integration at EKU in the 1960's and early 70's.

Dr. Parry to Head National Organization

Dr. Pam Parry, associate professor of communication, was unanimously elected Head of the Small Programs Interest Group within the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at the group's annual business meeting August 7 in San Francisco.

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