Centers & Clinics
The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences houses a number of centers and facilities which have been designed to enhance the learning environment of our students and assist them throughout their academic career. These facilities offer a wide variety of services across many academic areas across the College.
Center for Economic Education
The mission of the EKU Center for Economic Education is to improve the economic literacy of Kentucky citizens by providing education, training, and materials for teachers in grades K-12, with particular emphasis on the counties in the EKU service region. Consultants are available for any type of economics instruction that may be needed; however, the Center is primarily involved in professional development workshops and graduate instruction for in-service teachers, undergraduate instruction for pre-service teachers, and research in economic education.
English Language Instruction Program
The EKU English Language Instruction Program (EELI) offers an intensive program of English as a Second Language to non-native speakers of English. The Program's objectives focus on fostering a welcoming, non-threatening language-learning environment which prepares students for study in American colleges and Universities. The Program is open to all students wishing to improve their English skills for personal, academic and professional purposes.
Kentucky Institute of Public Governance
The Kentucky Institute of Public Governance is a public service arm of Eastern Kentucky University. The Institute provides a wide range of contract services and fee-for-services to state and local governments and nonprofit organizations. Some services provided by the Institute include: services to professional associations; professional certification programs; conference administration, evaluation studies and surveys; customer satisfaction systems; economic and community development studies; survey system and design; strategic planning for communities and non porofit organizations; nonprofit administration and management and international education programs in management and policy.
The Psychology Clinic is a training, service, and research facility operated by the Department of Psychology at Eastern Kentucky University. The Clinic offers a wide range of outpatient psychological services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families as well as consultation and training to other professionals and the community. Services are provided by individuals working on graduate degrees in clinical or school psychology and have received specialized graduate training. All clinicians are closely supervised by licensed members of the clinical and school psychology faculty. Some of the services provided by the Clinic include: individual and group therapy, psychological testing, intellectual assessment, academic assesment, vocational assessment and counseling, family therapy, marital/relationship therapy, parent training and counseling, stress management, grief/victim counseling, assertiveness training, and smoking cessation.