Inside Look

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.

EKU Fire Protection Degree Receives ABET Accreditation

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RICHMOND, Ky. -- Eastern Kentucky University’s bachelor’s degree program in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology (FPSET) has been accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.

Collins’ Book on Crime Against Women Published

Dr. Victoria Collins, Assistant Professor, School of Justice Studies has written a book that,according to the Taylor & Francis Group, a publisher of books and academic journals,“contributes to the established literature on women, gender and crime and the growing research on state crime.”

CJ&S Alum Named EKU’s Executive Director of Public Safety & Risk Management

Bryan Makinen has been selected as the Executive Director, Public Safety & Risk Management for Eastern Kentucky University.  Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology from Eastern Kentucky University with a major in Industrial Safety and Risk Management and minors in Environmental Health Sciences and Insurance & Risk Management.  Bryan

Spring 2015 Commencement

Nearly 700 graduates of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety were recognized at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Vic Kappeler Named Dean for College of Justice & Safety

Eastern Kentucky University didn’t have to look far to find a dean with the personal reputation to match its internationally renowned College of Justice & Safety.

Armstrong Promoted to Assistant Chief

Ken Armstrong has been promoted from the rank of Commander to Assistant Chief for the Lexington Division of Police.   Ken has been with the Lexington Division of Police for nearly 24 years and in that time has led the Special Investigation Section, Investigative Support Section, East Sector Patrol and the Bureau of Special Operations Operational Support Section. 

Bachelor's Degree Program in Social Justice Studies Launches in Fall 2015

A new academic program at Eastern Kentucky University reframes the question many young people ask when they reach adulthood.

Forget the common “What do you want to do as a career?” quandary.

Fire, Arson and Explosion Research Could Save Lives

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What started as an internship that sparked his interest in college, has turned into a lifelong career for Greg Gorbett, of trying to figure out why and how something

Homeland Security Major Leads Through Service

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“Becoming a servant-leader begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve... Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.