Diversity at EKU

Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) will be an accessible, nurturing, and academically rigorous center of learning and scholarship that transforms lives and communities and enables them to adapt and succeed in a dynamic, global society.


          STUDENT RESOURCES:

African/African American Studies (AFA) Club

The Alphabet Center A resource center led by activists dedicated to providing a safe and affirming space for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, and all students, faculty, and staff. Our mission is being a source of sanctuary for students, faculty, and staff. Located in Weaver 305.  Spring 2017 meetings will be held every Thursdays at 8:00 pm.

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Spring Events

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American Sign Language Association

Call Me MISTER Program - Part of a national initiative designed to encourage more African-American males to dedicate their lives to becoming role-models in the field of education.

Center for Student Accessibility - (CSA) provides equal access to the campus at large; including work and educational environments, the physical campus, and access to university related programs and activities.

Colonel's Cupboard - Provides emergency food boxes to currently enrolled students of the University (full or part-time) in need. The Cupboard also provides referrals to social service agencies to all students that may assist them or someone they know that is in need.

Community Services - Coordinate a variety of service opportunities throughout the year that EKU students, faculty, and staff can participate in both on and off campus.

Counseling Center

Cultural Center - Seeks to bring issues of cultural diversity to the foreground of campus conversation through educational programs and services.

Financial Aid

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Graduate School

     Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Diversity Fellowship Application

Interim Chief Diversity Officer

International Student Association

Latino Student Union

Military & Veterans Affairs

NOVA - Support for first generation students with financial and academic need.

Office of Equity & Inclusion - Responsible for the administrative management and policy implementation of the University's equal opportunity and affirmative action programs.

Scholarships

     Dr. Rodney Gross Scholarship

     Disabilities Scholarship

     Diversity Office Scholarship Program

     New Horizons Minority Scholarship

     Transfer Scholarship

Student Government Association - SGA

STEM-H  The STEM-H Institute  focuses on outreach, teaching, professional development, and research in the STEM-H fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health).

Student Health Services

Student Leadership Programs

Student Life

     Student Organizations

Student Outreach and Transition Office - SOTO

Student Rights & Responsibilities - Educational outreach program and a fair and impartial student judicial system for students, faculty and staff.

Study Abroad - EKU has a number of study abroad affiliates or exchange programs to choose from. Go for a short term program in Summer or Winter Break, OR choose a longer program that is Full Semester or Academic Year!

Veterans Resources

Work Study Program


          MENTORING, STUDYING AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS:

Center for Career & Co-op

Learning Resources Center - EKU Libraries

Health Sciences Learning Resource Center (HSLRC) - 3rd Floor Rowlett Building

Noel Studio for Academic Creativity - Services for Students/Student focused integrated support for writing, communication and research.

Tutoring Services - Free one-on-one tutoring, academic workshops, and group study sessions for multiple specific courses while integrating study skills and time management skills.


          FACULTY AND STAFF RESOURCES:

Center for Student Accessibility - (CSA) provides equal access to the campus at large; including work and educational environments, the physical campus, and access to university related programs and activities.

College Diversity Liaisons - Serves as a resource on issues of diversity and inclusive excellence within their College.

Diversity Professional Development Grand Fund

Faculty Senate

Junior Faculty Mentoring Program, College of Arts & Sciences

Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education - KABHE

Kentucky Latino Education Alliance - K’LEA is a cross sector, cross-agency partnership dedicated to increase the number of Latinos who obtain a high-quality degree or credential in Kentucky.

Make a Gift to Diversity - 21st Century Diversity Fund

Office of Equity & Inclusion - Responsible for the administrative management and policy implementation of the University's equal opportunity and affirmative action programs.

Staff Council

Staff Policy & Procedures

Staff Professional Development Fund

University Diversity Faculty Recruitment & Retention Incentive Plan

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics


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