July 2016

Latino Leadership College Experience Camp (July 29-31, 2016)

Latino Leadership College Experience Camp

Eastern Kentucky University will host the Latino Leadership College Experience Camp from July 29-31.

81-year-old music camp still influences young musicians

Foster campers honing their art

EKU's Foster Music Camp recently concluded its 81st year on July 2nd, 2016.  Since its inception, the camp has influenced over 40,000 young musicians and is the nation's second oldest music camp and longest consecutive operational camp.  

Founded in the midst of the Great Depression, the Foster Camps--with numerous camp options throughout June for middle school and high school students--continue to draw young musicians from throughout the nation and even internationally.   

Image Created by Art & Design Alumni Featured by the Band They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants and Conan O'Brien

T-shirt with image Lindsay Riley created which says "Say I'm the Only Bee in Your Bonnett


Lindsay Riley graduated from EKU in 2010 with a BFA in printmaking and returned to EKU to complete her Masters in Art Teaching in 2013.

Students with liberal arts degrees have the soft skills to thrive at tech companies

A business executive who has long believed the best tech workers have programming or engineering degrees is changing his tune.

As the founder of digital marketplace Reverb.com and co-founder and former CEO of online broker optionsXpress, David Kalt has long believed that more students need to major in computer science and engineering to meet increased demand in the technology industry.