Applications are now being accepted for the
2004 Kentucky Legislative Internship Program.
Students from all academic majors are invited to
apply. To qualify, students must be a junior or
senior by January 2004, and have a minimum
overall grade point average of 2.8. Students
selected will work in Frankfort from late
December, 2003 to early May, 2004, will receive
a monthly stipend of $1,000, and will be eligible
to receive 12-15 hours of academic credit. The
application deadline is April 1, 2003. For
application material and additional information,
contact Dr. Paul Blanchard, Director of the EKU
Center for Kentucky History and Politics in
McCreary 117 (phone 622-4380 or e-mail
Effective Monday, March 24, EKU's
Correspondence Course office will be located in
Perkins 208. The e-mail contact,
firstname.lastname@example.org, and the telephone
number, 622-2003, will remain the same. The
KET/Online office will be located in Perkins 209.
The e-mail contact, email@example.com, and
the telephone number, 622-2329, will remain
the same. Both offices are units within EKU's
Division of Continuing Education & Outreach.
The EKU Retirement Class of 2003 will set
sail on Wednesday, April 23, during the annual retirement dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Perkins
Building (preceded by a 5:30 p.m. reception).
Tickets are available at a cost of $16 for those
who want to say "bon voyage" to the retiring
faculty and staff members. Tickets may be
purchased at the cashier's window, SSB 210, now
through April 16.
Eleven Central Kentucky business owners
have completed a special training program
designed to help minorities and women obtain the
knowledge and skills necessary to develop and
manage a small construction business.
The 16-week Lexington Bluegrass Area
Minority and Women Contractor Training
Program teaches business basics and tradespecific
skills in estimating, bidding and project
management. Participants work with small business
development professionals, industry
practitioners and faculty members from EKU.
The training program partnership includes
the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development/
Small and Minority Business Division, Kentucky
Finance Cabinet, Kentucky Transportation
Cabinet/Office of Minority Affairs, Lexington-
Fayette Urban County Government, Lexington
Small Business Development Center, Associated
Builders and Contractors of Kentuckiana,
Associated General Contractors of Kentucky,
Community Ventures Corporation, and the EKU
Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship