Inside Look

Diversity Scholars: Where Are They Now?

EKU Diversity Office

Latrell Floyd aspires to be a voice for service in his community.

On Jan. 24, Floyd received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Community Service at the eighth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Banquet at Eastern Kentucky University. The previous month, he graduated from EKU with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and hopes to use that background to influence others to serve their communities. “Words go a long way and are very powerful,” he said. “I learned that as a communication student.”

Camino to Success

Join the first-ever Camino Camp, a five-day event on EKU's Richmond campus just for Latino and Latina students for a hands-on preview of college life.

June 17-21, 2018

Volunteers Needed!

Contact: Liliana Gomex de Coss, Associate Director of Latino Recruitment and Retention: 


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"Making Your Media Career in the Digital Age"

Vince Coakley, EKU Distinguished Alum and Award Winning Broadcaster will present during Black History Month.


Mark your calendars now:

     Feb 22 @7pm | Black Box Theater

     Meet & Greet 5:30-6:30pm in Faculty Dining Room, New Case Dining Hall (sign in at desk)

November is Hunger Awareness Month

EKU Diversity Office
  • 1 in 6 EKU students experience food insecurity during the first semester on campus;
  • 21% of EKU students might need food assistance at some point during their college experience;
  • 10% of EKU students could benefit from regular food pantry assistance.

How can you help ?

  • Place a donation box at your office - volunteers will pick it up for you!
  • Donate canned & dry foods, toiletry items, paper plates/bowls, and utensils.
  • Create a challenge within your group/department.

EKU Center for Student Accessibility Recognized by HEED

EKU Diversity Office

EKU's Center for Student Accessibility recognized by Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED!  In the Center for Student Accessibility (CSA) students with disabilities can find both the encouragement and support they need to not only successfully enroll in college, but also persist and graduate.

Institutions Offer Programs to
Assist Underrepresented Youth
with Transition to College

Monthly Movies

The University Diversity Office presents this fall - Monthly Movies

Enjoy a thought-provoking movie the last Wednesday of each month. This month we have a double feature! October 26th | Herndon Lounge | 6pm | A Beautiful Mind and Mr. Holland's Opus

Visit our events page for more details.

Military & Veterans Affairs

EKU Military & Veterans Affairs

Fill the Truck for EKU Students!

Military & Veterans Affairs is parking a white, four-door Ford F-150 of the Burnam House again for the 3rd Annual Hunger Awareness Food Drive.  Community members can easily drop off food and toiletry donations to benefit Colonel's Cupboard.
Help fill the white truck Nov 13-17, (Mon-Fri), 8am-6pm on Lancaster Avenue in front of Burnam House. 

In Tense Times, Black Students Find Ways to Tell Their Own Stories

More and more black students are starting their own campus publications. Tied to activism, it's a matter of asserting control over their lives.

Click here to read the article from The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Career Spotlight

Consider a career in an underrepresented field.

Occupational Science

Occupational science is the study of human occupation — how we occupy our time through activity, organize ourselves by activity patterns and habits, and create meaning through occupation. An evolving social science that studies occupation, how and why people engage in occupations, the context in which occupations occur, and the occupational performance that results.



9th Annual G.L.I.M.P.S.E. Conference | Nov 11-12

EKU | Perkins Building