Inside Look

Huang Recognized as an Outstanding EKU Critical Thinking Teacher

Dr. Wanju Huang, of the College of Justice & Safety's Social Intelligence and Leadership Institute, was honored as one of EKU’s 2015-2016 Critical Thinking Teachers of the Year on Thursday, April 21, 2016.  Fourteen recipients were selected from among 140 nominees.  Dr. Huang teaches Applied Critical Thinking and Basic Social Intelligence.

EKU Paramedic Team Saves Life

Brad Harp

The message on Brad Harp’s shirt summed up the situation perfectly – “We Got This”. 

Thanks to some quick action and reliance on their education and training, four emergency medical care students and an instructor from Eastern Kentucky University, played an integral role in a life-saving situation.

Online Students On the Frontline

It’s highly unlikely Michael Charles will investigate a fire scene under similar conditions ever again.

The Trinidad native, along with several other students enrolled in EKU’s College of Justice & Safety Fire and Explosion Scene Analysis course, weathered below-freezing temperatures and snow as they poked through the remains of a controlled fire scene.

EKU Fire and Safety Laboratory Expands

A $3.5 million expansion of Eastern Kentucky University’s Ashland, Inc. Fire and Safety Laboratory is now complete. 

College of Justice & Safety Celebrates Graduates

Two hundred and fifty graduates of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety were recognized at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 12, 2015.

College Hosts Color of Justice Event

College of Justice & Safety students, faculty and alumni joined safety and criminal justice professionals to share educational and career advice and personal experiences with Louisville Central High School students on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

College Hosts 9/11 Events

Hundreds of EKU faculty, students, staff and friends turned out on Friday, September 11, 2014 to commemorate the men and women, especially the first responders, who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.

Safety City Receives Donation

Lexington/Bluegrass AAA presented Safety City Director Lisa Conley with a check for $1,000 to be used "in the areas most needed" according to Daniel Wheeler, Public Relations Coordinator for AAA.

Book by Soderstrom and Blevins Published

School of Justice Studies professor Dr. Irina Soderstrom and associate professor Dr. Kristie Blevins have written a “user-friendly statistics and data analysis text” that was recently published by Waveland Press.