Once a coach, always a coach. You might even say this former Colonel football standout and long-time assistant coach is still drawing up plays. Still prodding young people to give their very best. Still giving them the tools for success.
Ron and Sherrie Lou Noel, of Union, Kentucky, whose previous donations made possible the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity and the Noel Reading Porch, have generously pledged an additional $1 million to Eastern Kentucky University.
“Growth Happens Here.” It was the theme for the faculty and staff fall convocation at EKU on Tuesday, Aug. 16, but no one had to attend the annual event to know that. The signs are evident any direction you look on the Richmond campus.
The University’s anthropology program recently entered into an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service to conduct archaeology field schools in the Forest for the next five years (and likely beyond) at various sites within Daniel Boone National Forest. The work began this summer with an investigation of prehistoric Native American sites in Jackson County.