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Three EKU players and three athletics staff test positive for COVID-19

Three Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes and three athletics employees have tested positive for coronavirus, according to Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan.

EKU classes begin August 17 with safety protocols in place

Instructors will wear masks and classrooms will be spread-out when students return to campus in August.

EKU expands nursing program to include associate’s degree

Program allows seamless transition to 4-year degree

EKU sweeps Morehead State; Eagles sneak into OVC tourney

RICHMOND, Ky. (EKU Sports) – Eastern Kentucky closed out the 2019-20 regular season with an 80-76 victory over Morehead State on Saturday at McBrayer...

EKU paramedic student praised for saving puppies in a fire

Officials say Stewart Napier recouped eight puppies after a big fire in Montgomery County.

Interim President of EKU named

The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents named Dr. David McFaddin the interim president of EKU, according to the university. 

EKU’s president to step down

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson is stepping down in early January.

Boil water advisory in effect on EKU’s campus

There is a water main break in Walters and Ault Building.

EKU scholarship recipients send fallen officer foundation their thanks

The Officer Daniel Ellis Foundation Facebook page posted on Sunday pictures of thank you notes from its scholarship recipients.

Army ROTC Cadets at EKU guard piece of the twin towers on 9-11 anniversary

The EKU Army ROTC program and Student Life hosted a 9-11 ceremony and stair climb on Wednesday to honor those lost in the terror attacks.

Family travels over 700 miles to move son into college

On Friday, around 1,800 freshman got their first taste of college life while moving into Eastern Kentucky University.

Suspects wanted in armed robbery near EKU campus

Early Sunday morning Eastern Kentucky University was on high alert as police looked for two suspects in an armed robbery.

EKU football player improving after being shot Sunday in Lexington

An EKU football player's mother says her son is improving after he was shot Sunday outside a Lexington bar. 

Special Olympics Kentucky celebrates 25-years at EKU

Special Olympics Kentucky will celebrate 25 years of the State Summer Games at EKU when the program returns to the Richmond campus May31-June 2.

Cumberlands partners with EKU to offer Army ROTC

University of the Cumberlands announced a new Army ROTC program on campus, beginning Fall 2019.

EKU student awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Ciara Perez is a May 2018 EKU graduate with a degree in Globalization and International Affairs will be representing EKU as a Flubright Scholar, the first student from the university in three year.

Kentucky leaders promoting new EKU aviation program

Several state leaders flew around Eastern Kentucky Monday to promote Eastern Kentucky University's new Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician Training Project (AMT).

EKU Marching Colonels prep for Churchill Downs

In 2016, Eastern Kentucky University had to make budget cuts and one of the first things to go was the Marching Colonels.

EKU issues alert after man reports sexual assault

EKU has students on alert after a man was reportedly assaulted on campus.

Mayo comes up clutch once again; EKU beats NKU, 76-74

RICHMOND, Ky.(EKU Athletics) – Nick Mayo's jumper with 0.4 seconds left in the game gave Eastern Kentucky a 76-74 win over visiting Northern Kentucky...

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UK golfers finish 1-2 in Lexington City Golf Championship

Jacob Cook edged his teammate Cooper Parks by one stroke to win the Lexington City Golf Championship.

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NASCAR Cup rookie Cole Custer wins in upset at Kentucky

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