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Freshmen Meet & Greet

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The College of Justice, Safety & Military Science is hosting two Freshman Meet & Greet Events for all incoming freshmen on Wednesday, July 28th and Monday, August 2nd.  These events are not required but are an opportunity for you to meet Dr.

Military Science and Leadership Realignment to the College Of Justice and Safety

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The College of Justice & Safety is now the College of Justice, Safety & Military Science!  Initially announced in February, the realignment of the Department of Military Science & Leadership/ROTC to the College of Justice & Safety as well as the o

Dr. Chad Foster & Ms. Mikah Hughes Discuss Innovative Online Course Design

EKU E Cast

On this week’s eCast, our guests are Dr. Chad Foster, associate professor and coordinator of the Homeland Security Program in the College of Justice and Safety, and Ms. Mikah Hughes, instructional designer with EKU Online. Together, Foster & Hughes were the recipients of an international Blackboard award in the category of ‘exemplary course’ last year.

Memorial Tribute to Dr. Bankole Thompson

Bankole Thompson Tribute

On behalf of, and with blessings from the Thompson Family, it is with deep sorrow that the University announces the passing of EKU professor emeritus Dr. Rosolu John Bankole Thompson this weekend. Dr. Thompson served Eastern Kentucky University for many years as an esteemed faculty member in the Criminal Justice department. He was known for being student-centered and excellence-driven.

Tunnell Releases Photo Book "Life in the Time of Covid"

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Dr.Kenneth Tunnell, retired Eastern Kentucky University foundation professor, recently self-published his own photographic journey titled, Life in the Time of Covid.

EKU’s newly-formed Center for Total Worker Health®


Eastern Kentucky University’s newly-formed Center for Total Worker Health® has been designated by the Nationa

Dr. Judah Schept Receives "Critical Criminologist of the Year" Award

Dr. Judah Schept

Dr. Judah Schept was recently awarded “Critical Criminologist of the Year” by the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Critical Criminology and Social Justice. The award recognizes significant achievements in recent years that embody the spirit of the Division in its work on inequality, injustice and social change. Dr.

Investigate Criminal Justice/Police Studies Summer 2021 Classes

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Investigate Criminal Justice/Police Studies Summer 2021 Classes

Happy Spring Colonels!

EKU’s EMC & Division of Natural Areas Partnering to Offer a Wilderness Care Course for Fall 2021!

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EKU’s Emergency Medical Care Program and Division of Natural Areas are partnering to offer a Wilderness Care Course for the first time for Fall 2021!  

EKU Students Offer Aid in Flood Response

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On March 6 and 7, 2021, Eastern Kentucky University undergraduate students volunteered to assist Estill County, Ky., officials in conducting preliminary damage asses