EKU Update HomeA Newsletter for Eastern Kentucky University Faculty & Staff
Volume 6 • Number 8
Nov. 29, 2004
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Classical music, National Public Radio programming and award-winning regional and state news coverage are coming soon to more people in eastern and southern Kentucky.

The Federal Communications Commission has granted WEKU's applications to build low-power FM transmitters (called translators) in Pikeville at 95.1 FM and Barbourville at 96.9 FM.




The next lecture in the 2004-05 Chautauqua Series on diversity will look at civil rights.

“Life and Times: Growing Up in Mississippi in the '50s and '60s” will be presented by Dr. Wardell Johnson on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the SSB Auditorium. All the programs are free and open to the public.


Rebekka Armstrong, a Playboy Playmate of the Month in 1986, will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Friday, Dec. 3, about her personal experience with the AIDS virus.


Dr. Larry Collins, chair of EKU’s Department of Loss Prevention and Safety, has received the Faculty Coordinator Award for outstanding co-op faculty advisor from the Kentucky Association of Cooperative Education and Career Employment (KACECE) and Brook Ratliff, a senior from Corbin, was named the Outstanding University Co-op Student of Kentucky by the organization.

International Banquet
International Banquet

Forty-eight Honors Program students and 14 faculty mentors presented nine panels and four posters at the 39th Annual Conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council Nov. 10-14 in New Orleans.

Gladys Johnson, director of Cooperative Education
Gladys Johnson, director of Cooperative Education
Gladys Johnson, director of Cooperative Education, is featured in this ongoing series designed to allow EKU leaders to discuss their roles as well as campus issues. Johnson, who has been at EKU for 13 years, is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Education Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky. She holds a master's degree in public administration and a bachelor'e degree in public affairs from Kentucky State University.