Inside Look

Eastern Kentucky University Recognized for Excellence in Teacher Education

Eastern Kentucky University has been recognized as a top college for teacher education. Online Colleges Database has named EKU among "Colleges Shaping the Next Generation." The report honors the post-secondary institutions in the state that graduated the most education and teaching professionals in 2012.

EKU Professor Appointed to Human Rights Commission

Dr. Roger Cleveland, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission by Mayor Jim Gray.

The 14-member Commission is the local agency responsible for enforcing the local anti-discrimination laws in employment, housing and public accommodations.

Student Spotlight: Tammy K. Dowell

"I did my undergrad at EKU's Corbin campus where I meet some awesome instructors, Peggy McGuire, Connie Hodge and Peggy Petrilli. After that EKU was the place for me. My online degree is in teacher leadership so with any luck, I will be a principal someday."

—Tammy K. Dowell, Education (Crab Orchard, KY)

Collaborations Beyond the Cave: A Consideration of the Sacred in the Creation of Collaborative Library Spaces

Ralph Lamar Turner recently wrote an article for the international, peer-reviewed Journal of Learning Spaces on libraries and space design.


EKU Online Graduate Program in Education Ranks in the Top 10

The EKU Online Graduate Program in Education ranks 10th in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. A 2013 report ranked a total of 208 schools offering online graduate education programs and placed EKU in the top tier.

EKU Online Education Program Tops in First U.S. News Rankings for Vets

Eastern Kentucky University’s master’s in education online program tops a listing of online graduate education programs for veterans recently released by U.S. News.

EKU Enhances Online Graduate Degree Options in Education

The Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) degree program at Eastern Kentucky University will be fully online with multiple options in Spring 2013.