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Dr. Abra Akers Endsley

Abra Akers Endsley
  • Senior Lecturer


Contact Information

  • Department: Communication
  • Office: Combs 300
  • Mailing Address: Combs 317
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-1877
  • Expert Areas: Communication Studies, Fundraising


Abra Akers Endsley holds a B.A. (1998) in Journalism, with a minor in Women’s Studies and an M.A. (2001) in Communication, focused on diversity from the University of Kentucky.  She worked as a fundraiser and development officer for the Newspapers in Education program and Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass for 16 years before joining the Communication Studies faculty here at Eastern Kentucky University.  She also previously acted as adjunct faculty at Eastern Kentucky University, Sullivan University and Bluegrass Community and Technical College. 

Abra is a graduate of Leadership Lexington, Leadership Central Kentucky and Penn State’s Developing Managerial Effectiveness Executive Program.  She has served as the vice chair and chair of the Leadership Lexington Youth Program, and has been a member of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association Board of Directors since 2011.  


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
CMS 100Intro to Human CommunicationTR 9:30am-10:45am Combs Building 302Fall 2023
CMS 100Intro to Human CommunicationTR 11:00am-12:15pm Combs Building 302Fall 2023
CMS 100Intro to Human CommunicationTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Combs Building 305Fall 2023
PUB 375Public Relations PrinciplesMW 11:15am-12:30pm Combs Building 309Fall 2023
PUB 385PR Event Planning & ManagementMW 9:05am-10:20am Combs Building 302Fall 2023
PUB 410Social Media and Pub Relations  Internet Classes Fall 2023
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