September 2014

EKU Faculty Member to Participate in White House Policy Review on Equipping Law Enforcement Agencies

Dr. Victor Kappeler, Foundation professor and associate dean of EKU’s College of Justice & Safety, was asked by the White House Office of Public Engagement to participate in the listening session on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 5 p.m. In its invitation, the White House said Kappeler’s “academic research is relevant to this review.”

College Hosts 9/11 Events

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Hundreds of EKU students, faculty, staff and friends turned out on September 11, 2014 to climb the steps of Keene Residence Hall and attend an evening memorial ceremony in the EKU Center for the Arts to remember the the men and women who lost their lives in a terrorist attack on America 13 years ago.

EKU Agreement Promotes Occupational Safety and Health Education

EKU President Michael Benson, right, signs the agreement.  Others, from left, ar

A newly signed agreement between the Eastern Kentucky University OSHA Training Institute Education Center and EKU’s Occupational Safety and Health academic program will give working pro

Kraska Invited to High Profile Senate Committee Hearing

Dr. Peter Kraska

Dr. Peter Kraska has been invited to share his extensive and long-running research conducted at Eastern Kentucky University on the militarization of civilian police in the United States at a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.