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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.

Senior Lobbies in Nation's Capital

Rachel Knoebel photo

An Eastern Kentucky University senior was one of two Alpha Omicron Pi representatives to lobby in Washington, D.C., recently on behalf of the Fraternal Gover

Dr. Fairchild wins “Most Outstanding” Distinguished Educational Leadership Award

Kaisee Riddell (CMS major), Dr. Fairchild, and Rachel Martin (CMS major)

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild was presented with the “Most Outstanding” Distinguished Educational Leadership Award on Monday, April 23, 2018.

Communication Studies Degree Offered Online

Communication Studies Degree Offered Online

Eastern Kentucky University will launch an online bachelor’s degree program in communication studies beginning in Fall 2018.

Congratulations, Mayson!

BEM senior Mayson Rainwater

EKU Broadcast and Electronic Media Major presents his Honors Thesis

Dr. Whitehouse appears on Bloomberg TV Bulgaria

Dr. Whitehouse appears on Bloomberg TV Bulgaria

Dr. Ginny Whitehouse was recently featured on Bloomberg TV Bulgaria concerning the pressing issue of media ethics in a world of fake news.  View her remarks here.

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.
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