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“College Road Trip” for Boyle County High School Students

One of the summer “camp” experiences recently offered at EKU Danville was a week-long series of visits to various college campuses.

SHELBY CITY CEMETERY VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

 

Several members of the work crew of the Shelby City African American Cemetery were honored on May 5, 2016, at Eastern Kentucky University with a national President’s Volunteer Service Award at the Gold level. This group award is given to teams of volunteers who have devoted 1,000 hours or more to a community project within the last year.

EKU Danville and Richmond Students Start Restoration

In the fall of 2015, before EKU students and the Central Kentucky African American Cemetery Association began working on the abandoned African American cemetery at White Oak in Garrard County, the property was covered with huge vines and littered with downed, rotting trees. Most headstones were completely covered with vines or knocked over from trees fallen in ice storms of recent years.

Shelby City African American Cemetery Update—Spring 2016

 

Students, staff, faculty, and community members continue to volunteer their time to restore and maintain the historic Shelby City African American Cemetery just south of the EKU Danville Campus.

Henry Payne Awarded Employee of the Month by the Commissioner of the KDE

 

Henry Payne, an ITV Facilitator at EKU Danville has been named Employee of the Month by the Commissioner of the   Kentucky Department of Education--Dr.  Stephen Pruitt. Payne has been a part-time employee at the EKU Danville Campus since 2001 and has assisted hundreds of EKU students taking Interactive TV classes at the site.

EKU Danville Hosts 250 Boyle County 8th Graders

 

Every Fall semester the staff at EKU Danville sets aside a day when they can welcome all of the 8th graders at Boyle County Middle School to their campus. It’s a day of tours, ITV demonstrations, discussions of essential employment skills, and strategies for how young students can best prepare to meet college admissions standards.

EKU Danville Offers OSHA Class on Emergency Planning

 

EKU’s Center for Career and Workforce Development offered a free class on “Evacuation and Emergency Planning” at the EKU Danville Campus on November 17.

EKU Danville Campus | Image Gallery

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Welcome Back Bash 2015

Danville Campus 2014

EKU Danville Cultural Club Travels to Wright-Patterson Museum and World A-Fair Cultural Festival

The EKU Danville Cultural Club recently traveled to Dayton, Ohio for a weekend trip to Wright-Patterson Museum and the World A-Fair Cultural Festival.

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