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Orientation Class Fall 2022

CLASS provides education in the arts, philosophy, literature, languages, and social sciences– fields that help us to understand ourselves and others and provide meaning and richness to our world.

EKU English Professor Publishes Book “Arranging Stories”

EKU English Professor Publishes Book “Arranging Stories”

Fascinated by southern literature and women writers, Heather Fox spent a decade researching four prominent writers from the late 19th through early 20th century. This research led to her recently published book, “Arranging Stories: Framing Social Commentary in Short Story Collections by Southern Women Writers.”

EKU Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

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Latinx Heritage Month, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, is a month-long celebration to recognize each culture and the diverse backgrounds from all parts of Latin America.

Bluegrass Writers Studio Awarded Best Low-Residency Program of 2022

In its annual ranking of the Top Online Master's in Creative Writing Programs, Intelligent.com ranked Eastern Kentucky University No. 3 overall and Best Low-Residency Program.

Lindsay Volpenhein receives CLASS Dean’s Award for Merit

Lindsay Volpenhein

CMS major Lindsay Volpenhein has been awarded the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Award for Merit....MORE

Professor Explores Veteran Identity in New Book

Travis Martin

Weaving together lessons learned over two decades of personal and professional experiences in the world of veterans affairs, Dr. Travis Martin’s book, “War & Homecoming: Veteran Identity and the Post-9/11 Generation,” is a critical examination of what it means to be a veteran....MORE

Psychology Professor Dr. Sara Incera been named a Fellow for the Psychonomic Society

Dr. Sara Incera, a Cognitive Psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Psyc

Dr. Sara Incera, a Cognitive Psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department, has recently been named a Fellow for the Psychonomic Society. The Psychonomic Society had named Dr. Incera a fellow in recognition of her significant psychological research contributions to the field of Cognitive Psychology.

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild receives two awards at the Kentucky Communication Association’s annual conference

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild, a Professor in the School of Communication at EKU

For immediate release, September 22, 2021 by Kentucky Communication Association (KCA):

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild, a Professor in the School of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University, received two awards at the Kentucky Communication Association’s (KCA) annual conference in September 2021.

Aurora, EKU's Literary Magazine Call for Submissions

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The Department of English's Aurora: Online Literary Journal is asking for submissions for the Spring 2022 Publication.  Please use our online submission portal at https://aurora.submittable.com/submit to submit your creative works for the Spring 2022 Publication.

Harry Hunsucker Gives Keynote at Communications Conference

Harry Hunsucker

Harry Hunsucker didn’t have the easiest start in life. Born just outside Cleveland, Ohio, he moved to Kentucky after his mother left an abusive relationship. “We left Ohio with nothing but the clothes on our backs,” he explained. His mother worked hard to provide a good life for him and his brother, but left alone while she worked, they took to the streets.