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Colonel's Cupboard New AmeriCorps Team Member: Emily Sledd

Emily Sledd

The EKU Colonel's Cupboard is proud to announce the start of our new AmeriCorps TASK VISTA Member, Emily Sledd!

Colonel's Cupboard Partners with Local Food Pantries

The EKU Colonel’s Cupboard and the Student Life and FYE staff donated over 500 pounds of Food to the God’s Outreach in Richmond, KY. 

#EKUServes: Alternative Winter Break a Success for EKU Students and Grand Isle, LA Nature Conservancy

Group Grand Isle

From January 7-13, 2018, EKU students gave up part of thier winter break to give back with the Nature Conservancy in Grand Isle, LA. Students from a variety of majors had the opportunity to serve over over 330 hours, working to help a community and better themselves. 

Fall 2017 Campus Cooking Challenge a Success!

Cooking Challenge

The Campus Cooking Challenge was held in Middle Powell on November 15th at 12pm! Students watched as our three participants were given a mystery food basket, with different food items from the

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 13-19, 2017

HHAW 2018

Join us for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.


Monday, November 13, 9pm: Bring 3 canned goods to Justice League Bingo to get an extra card! 

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.

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