The Colonels are marching again. Thanks to $50,000 in scholarships for participating students and $20,000 from institutional sources and donors, one of EKU’s greatest traditions – its marching band – has been resurrected.
Like many EKU students, Student Government Association President Laura Jackson “grew up in a town with more hills than people.” Living in that small town inspired her dream of impacting the lives of fellow Appalachian citizens through a career in law.
When senior aviation major Kristena Cook reflects on her daily life, a 100-mile commute each way from her Louisville home to class at EKU while juggling her children, education and career amid constant exhaustion, she can only be grateful.
As he nears the end of a remarkable four years as an undergraduate student and awaits his next adventure at Eastern Kentucky University, Omar Salinas Chacon finds his own life playing out like a Hollywood script.
The Department of Chemistry offers bachelor's degrees for pre-professional health, chemistry and forensic science careers. All bachelor degrees can be combined with a M.S. Chemistry degree allowing students to receive both degrees in five years.