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Travel this Winter with the New Year, New Me Service Trip to Grand Isle, LA

Poster AWB 2018

Spend your winter break on the beach of Grand Isle, Louisiana! Work with the Nature Conservancy doing trail work, presenting to school children, and removing invasive species!

#EKUServes- Over 3,900 Hours Served by EKU Students Last Year!

Students Serve

From September of 2016 to September 2017, EKU students have logged 3,975.1 service hours through various community service innitiatives! According to The Non-Profit Times (2015), each hour of volunteer work is worth up to $23.07 an hour, meaning that EKU Students have contributed $91,705.56 of value to thier community! 

Welcome Mariah Farran to the Colonel's Cupboard

Mariah Farran- VISTA, EKU Colonel's Cupboard

We are proud to introduce Mariah Farran as the new AmeriCorps VISTA for 2017-2018! Mariah is a 2015 graduate of EKU, and a current student in the Masters of Public Administration Program. During her time as a student, she was heavily involved with service activities and worked hard to make a difference in her community!

Campus Cooking Challenge Raises Awareness of Food Insecurity

Six student competed in the second Campus Cooking Challenge, a cooking show style competition, to raise awareness for the Colonel's Cupboard, EKU's on campus emergency food pantry. Students were tasked to cook the best dish using only ingredients provided in the Colonel Cupboard Food Boxes in less than 45 minutes.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service - Jan 16, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'"

Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.

Richmond Community Thanksgiving Meals

Richmond Community Thanksgiving Meals 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service - Jan 18, 2016

Last July flash flooding in Johnson County led to unspeakable losses of both life and livelihood.

Campus Events on Sept. 11 Remember Heroes

Eastern Kentucky University will host a series of programs and service projects on Thursday, Sept. 11, in remembrance of heroes who have served their communities and nation since the tragic events on that date in 2001. All programs are open to the campus and local community. 

1,400 Hours of Public Service on Alternative Spring Break

Not every college student heads to the beach or even back home for Spring Break. Forty-eight Eastern Kentucky University students (along with five faculty/staff learning partners) fanned out across the country for “Alternative Spring Break” March 10-14 and contributed more than 1,400 hours of public service.

National Recognition for Community Service

Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition for community service provided by its students.

The University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing students on a lifelong path of civic engagement.

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