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Dr. Eric Meiners presents paper at NCA conference

Eric Meiners presents paper at NCA conference

Department of Communication Associate Professor Eric Meiners represented EKU at the 104th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association. Dr.

Whitehouse awarded Golden Dozen award for editorial writing

Whitehouse awarded Golden Dozen award for editorial writing

Abigail Whitehouse, a former reporter for The Eastern Progress and editor of The Interior Journalin Lincoln County, has been named a member of the 2018 Golden Dozen editorial writers in the Golden Quill contest hosted each year by the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors. ISWNE has members in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Australia, China and Nepal.

Golden Can competition collecting donations through Nov. 30

Golden Can competition collecting donations through Nov. 30

The Department of Communication is collecting canned food donations through Nov. 30. The major collecting the most ounces of food will win the Golden Can Award. The award was claimed last year by BEM. All food collecetd will be donated to local food pantries.

Caitlyn Rahschulte hosts podcast on The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Caitlyn Rahschulte hosts podcast on The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Special Recollections is a monthly podcast dedicated to archival research and historical preservation. Throughout this series, we'll explore several topics which will demonstrate how anyone can use their local archives.

Rojas awarded top OVC academic/athletic honor

Rojas awarded top OVC academic/athletic honor

The highest Ohio Valley Conference individual academic/athletic honor was awarded to Eastern Kentucky University senior volleyball student-athlete Chloe Rojas, the league announced Nov. 2 from its Brentwood, Tennessee, headquarters.

EKU journalism graduate’s reporting honored by criminal defense lawyers

Ben Kleppinger, right, Editor Danville Advocate-Messenger

Ben Kleppinger, editor of the Danville Advocate-Messenger, has been honored by the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers with its 2018 Media Award, presented “to a reporter or editor who has informed Kentucky citizens about the critical constitutional roles of criminal defense lawyers, public defenders or criminal defense organizations in ensuring the individual liberties guara

Strada presented Vernon Gantt Award for distinguished service by KCA

John Strada, recipient of the Kentucky Communication Association Vernon Gantt Aw

John Strada, a senior lecturer in the communication studies program in the Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University, was presented the Vernon Gantt Award for Distinguished Service by the Kentucky Communication Association during the organization’s 87th annual meeting at Jenny Wiley State Park in September

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. 

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