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SPJ Announces Carl West Memorial Scholarship

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The Bluegrass Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has created an opportunity for students to pursue career goals in journalism by awarding at least one $1,000 annual scholarship. This year’s scholarship will be given in the name of Carl West, a life-long journalist and founder of the Kentucky Book Fair.

Knoebel Takes on Washington, D.C.

Rachel Knoebel stands outside the gate to the White House

Rachel Knoebel is a junior public relations major from Florence, Kentucky, and spent her spring semester in Senator Rand Paul’s Office in Wash

Dr. Fairchild wins Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild wins Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild is the recipient of the 3rd Annual ECaps Award for Excellence in Online Teaching--Undergraduate Category. The award was presented on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the ECaps banquet in the Perkins Building on EKU’s campus. The award was presented by Steve Dwinnels, Director of the EKU Instructional Design Center. The award honors Dr.

CMS students featured in EKU Philanthropy video.

Congratulations to Communication Studies majors Latrell Floyd and Matthew Chiarella for being featured in EKU Philanthropy video.

Position Available: Department Communication Specialist

The Communication Specialist (CS) will provide daily assistance to the Department of Communication and The Eastern Progress student media center.

Workshop: Google NewsLab

EKU Multimedia News students learned from Google News Lab guru Mike Reilley how to create with the new tools available to tell interactive stories.

More than 80 students participated in the day-long workshop on EKU’s campus Friday, Nov. 3.

Fake News Forum

SPJ Fake News Panel: Left to right, Anne Cizmar, associate professor in the Depa

EKU’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists hosted a Fake News Forum Monday, Nov. 6, in Powell Underground.

Alumni Halloween

Uriah Lee

Department of Communication graduates and former Eastern Progress editors Whitney Leggett, Kayla Lasure and KaLeigh Underwood used their journalism roots to create Halloween costumes this year.

Whitehouse Selected as Live Guest on Eastern Standard on WEKU

Ginny Whitehouse

Professor of Journalism, Ginny Whitehouse will appear as a live guest on Eastern Standard (WEKU).  Her guest spot will be Thursday at 11:00 am and will focus on “Taking a Knee.” Tom Eblen and Tom Hammond will also be featured on tape.

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