June 1, 2020


Child and Family Studies professional comforts and speaks to a child
We are living in unprecedented times with the rise of COVID-19. This novel virus has infiltrated and upended various aspects of our lives. This upheaval has sparked fear and questions from all over the world. One of these frequently asked questions is: how do I talk to my children about tragedy? Sports, recitals, and playdates...
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Dan Purtell
The reason that the family nurse practitioner program is great is because of the faculty. The faculty make themselves available to students both day and night. Responding to emails in a timely manner and providing any additional help is all a part of the job for them. They want to ensure each student is supported...
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Still looking for a place to earn your BSN? Eastern Kentucky University has been recognized as the best RN-BSN program in the southeast region of the United States according to Nursing Process. Consistently recognized as a leading institution in nursing education, EKU ranked number 1 out of the 169 accredited RN-BSN programs in the region...
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EKU Alum Autumn Stout
COVID-19 has changed the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management on multiple levels -- from our personal behaviors to the logistics of our working operations. The industry knowledge and practical skills that my EKU professors brought into the classroom have directly impacted the work I am doing in South Dakota to keep my community safe,...
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FEMA Surveillance Vehicles parked outside of headquarters
While teaching in the EKU Homeland Security Program, Dr. Ryan Baggett, Dr. Chad Foster, and Dr. Brian Simpkins recognized the significance of technologies in the pursuit of safety and security. This led them to publish their textbook entitled Homeland Security Technologies for the 21st Century. The textbook covers how technology has transformed the field of homeland security.
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