The Madison County Board of Education met Thursday to revise its working budget.

Nichol Ripley, who is planning to earn her doctorate in veterinary science, was the commencement speaker for EKU's College of Business and Technology graduation in December. Within her speech, Ripley talked about the three biggest leaps in her life -- her decision to enlist, her decision to …

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Several veterans with Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass (BPBG) presented the EKU Office of Military and Veterans Affairs and student veterans with a $4,000 check to help the group furnish the new veterans center and lounge in the Powell Building.

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has proposed a $1 billion increase in state investment in education by the year 2026, calling it the Big Bold Ask.

Many professionals strive for years in the workplace before their efforts are fully recognized. That's why Easter Kentucky University aviation alumnus Matthew Singer was surprised to learn that after just two years managing the London-Corbin Airport in London, Kentucky, the Kentucky Aviation…

For both Madison County Schools and Berea Independent, 2019 was a big year. As the calendar as flipped to 2020, Berea Independent Superintendent Diane Hatchett and Madison County Schools Superintendent David Gilliam talk about the highlights of last year and look toward the future.


After his resignation as President of Eastern Kentucky University, President Emeritus Michael Benson has found himself in, what he calls "the heart of campus," Eastern's library. Benson is staying on campus in order to help to with the transition to a new president as well as continuing to w…

A big step in a student's financial security is learning the difference between a "need and a want," according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

Eastern Kentucky University had 24 students from its Honors Program present research and creative works at the 54th annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 6 through Nov. 9, according to a news release. The release states that this numb…

Continuing a commitment to hold increase to no more than the cost of inflation, the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved a slight increase to the 2020-21 housing and dining rates.


NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) -- The first charter school application filed in Kentucky has been unanimously denied, leaving the state to likely go another year without charter schools since being approved by the General Assembly in 2017.

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