EKU Somerset Campus would like to announce to all students, faculty, and staff our new email address is http://Somerset@eku.edu
EKU Somerset would like to welcome back students, faculty, and staff for the 2014-2015 Semester. #GoBigE
EKU Somerset Campus is looking for local artists to promote their works on our EKU Somerset Facebook Page. If you are interested please send them to EKU Somerset Facebook via message or to http://somerset.eku.edu/contact-us
Constitution Week will be held September 15-18. The following events will take place:
Monday, September 15, "Let's Talk Turkey: Comparing the Turkish and US Constitutions," presented by Dr. Ozan Kalkan, EKU Department of Government, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Jaggers Room, Powell Building.
Tuesday, September 16, "The United States Constitution: If James Madison had Blogged," discussion of drafting of Constitution from viewpoint of Madison, presented by Chief Regional Curcuit Judge Jeff Burdette, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Herndon Lounge, Powell Building.
Tuesday, Sept. 16, "Time for a Change: Six Proposed Changes to the US Constitution," presented by Dr.Jane Rainey, Dr. Daniel Bennett, Dr. Matthew Howell, and moderated by Dr. Meena Mohanty, 2:30 p.m., Herndon Lounge, Powell Building.
Wednesday, September 17, Constitution Day proclamation signing by Provost Vice and Richmond Mayor Pro-Tem Robert Blythe, 11 a.m., Powell Corner, followed by John Rush Concert.
Thursday, September 18, "From Cases to Causes: One Hispanic's Determination to Transform Social Policy and Practice," Chautauqua lecture by Dr. Luis Zayas, 7:30 p.m., O'Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building.
Event Date: September 15 Cost: Free
Total Enrollment Up; Significant Gains in Diversity
As it increases in total enrollment, Eastern is growing more diverse.
Preliminary fall enrollment figures at the University show significant increases in African American and Latino students. The growth in underrepresented populations has, in large part, fueled an increase in overall numbers. As of Aug. 26, a total of 16,454 students had enrolled for fall classes at EKU, up 1.8 percent from the same date a year ago and coming at a time of slowing of growth in the number of high school graduates.
Appalachian Studies and You
Q: What can I do with a minor or certificate in Appalachian Studies?
A: Whatever you want! As an interdisciplinary minor, Appalachian Studies can benefit students from all majors. The courses in Appalachian Studies are not limiting, they can help broaden your horizons and enhance opportunities!
For more information: http://appalachianstudies.eku.edu/appalachian-studies-and-you
EKU Dual Credit Update:
Qualified EKU Dual Credit students may enroll in a maximum of two courses per semester (pending availability at your location). Dual Credit tuition is $65 per credit hour; however, all applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility for additional dual credit scholarships (see website at http://dualcredit.eku.edu/tuition-and-fees-0).
_________________________________________________________________________________EKU Again Ranks in Top Tier of Southern Regional Universities
Eastern Kentucky University again ranks in the top tier of Regional Universities in the South in the 2015 edition of “Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report.
EKU ranks 62nd among 92 universities in the top tier. This is the fifth consecutive year that Eastern has placed in the top tier. The 2015 edition of the Best Colleges will be available on newsstands Sept. 23. For a full list of the rankings, visit www.usnews.com/colleges.
EKU NAMED AMONG AMERICA’S BEST COLLEGES BY FORBES
FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
RICHMOND, Ky. –Eastern Kentucky University ranks among “America’s Best Colleges” for the seventh consecutive year, according to Forbes, the popular business magazine.
Now available online; Masters of Education programs in: Library Science, Elementary Education, Special Education – LBD, and Instructional leadership http://coe.eku.edu/
Regional campus students majoring in online programs are able to register for the restricted online courses without needing any overrides. Students should be aware eCampus courses are taught in an 8-week format and are charged at the rate of $395/credit hour. (Students located at extended sites are also eligible to take coursework at their respective campuses in conjunction with their eCampus courses).
Things you need to know!!!!!!
Withdrawing and Financial Aid:
Federal Financial Aid regulations require students to earn credit from classes funded by financial aid. Financial aid regulations do not distinguish between receiving a “W” in a course, or an “F” in a course. In both cases tuition is paid with financial aid funds and in both cases the student did not earn credit. Students, advisors, and instructors should note therefore that multiple withdraws can impede appropriate progress toward degree and thus negatively impact a student’s ability to retain financial aid.
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