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October 2018

Roberts to intern with Walt Disney Company

Sara Roberts will start her professional career with an internship at Disney.

Sara Roberts, a senior public relations major from Paintsville, Kentucky, will start her career in a professional internship position with The Walt Disney Company in January 2019. Roberts was offered a position in the Cast Activities, Recognition and Experience department as a Special Events intern.

EKU SPJ hosts pumpkin painting at Powell Plaza

Students paint pumpkins with SPJ members October 25

The EKU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists hosted a pumpkin painting Oct. 25 where they encouraged students to learn about the first amendment and exercise their constitutional right to free speech.

Abra Akers Endsley elected to two-year term as KCA east regional representative

Abra Akers Endsley has been elected to serve as regional representative for KCA

Richmond, Kentucky – During the 87th annual meeting of the Kentucky Communication Association at Jenny Wiley State Park in September, Abra Akers Endsley, a lecturer in the public relations program in the Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University, was elected to serve a two-year term as the east regional representative on the executive council. 

Pivot to Success: Emory Attig

EKU alums Emory Attig and his wife, Betsy, named their first-born son Boone.

Seven years after graduating from EKU and now living eight hours away, Emory Attig’s blood still runs maroon. Just how dedicated is he?

EKU student named Communication Professional of the Year by the Kentucky Communication Association

Jennifer Kaylyn Perkins, a junior journalism and history major at Eastern Kentuc

Jennifer Kaylyn Perkins, a junior journalism and history major at Eastern Kentucky University, was named Communication Professional of the Year by the Kentucky Communication Association during its 87th annual conference Sept. 15 at Jenny Wiley State Park.

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