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Public administrators making plans for improvement project
The coronavirus pandemic has been an unprecedented time for everyone, and students are no exception. As a full-time, on campus EKU MPA student, the pandemic completely altered the way I am receiving my education. Midway through the semester, along with many other students in this country and around the world, my courses were shifted to...
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Public administrators making plans for improvement project
Social and community service managers oversee, coordinate, and manage social services and community programs. They work to identify the needs of their community and leverage their knowledge of public administration to address those needs through the implementation of government programs, non-profit initiatives, or innovative new approaches.
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David Gregory
As a city administrator for the City of Berea, David Gregory draws on more than 20 years of experience in law enforcement and the lessons he’s learned in the EKU Online master’s of public administration program. Gregory worked his way up from police officer to sergeant to lieutenant before taking the helm at the Berea...
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Public administrators making plans for improvement project
With the passage of a new law, California universities must now allow their student athletes to make money from their name, image, and likeness (NIL) [1].  For years, the NCAA has argued that paying student athletes will destroy the amateur nature, and commitment to fair play, that are the basis of intercollegiate sport in the United...
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A whistle suspended from a chain
Whistleblowing is a hot topic these days. A whistleblower is someone, typically an employee, who discloses information, either internally (to managers, organizational hotlines, etc.) or externally (to lawmakers, regulators, the media, watchdog organizations, etc.), that he or she reasonably believes evidences:
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Blue and red lights of a police cruiser shine in the night
Violent encounters between police and American citizens have received renewed interest lately. The majority of this interest stem from racial considerations, which involve white police officers and African American citizens. Moreover, some of these encounters resulted in lethal outcomes that, in too many instances belies explanation or reason.
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Sara Cannon
Sara Cannon of Lancaster, Penn. is the first graduate recipient of the EKU Omega Nu Lambda Scholarship. The award is based on academic achievement, community service and success as an online student. 
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EKU Graduate Andrew Keith
ndrew appreciates the support of the EKU Online faculty and staff. “I like that the attention [online students] receive is the same as I received in a traditional in-person environment. The content, the seriousness of the feedback, and the conscientiousness of the staff have served me well,” he said.
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Best Online Master's in Public Administration Badge
The EKU Online MPA degree program is #39 on Affordable Colleges Online’s recently released list of Best Online master’s Degrees in Public Administration. It was the highest ranking Kentucky school in the top 50.
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Traffic arrows on pavement indicating a split in the road
Tensions between the Trump administration and career civil servants arose almost immediately following the 2016 election. After repeatedly criticizing the bureaucracy on the campaign trail, one of Donald Trump’s first acts as President was to freeze government hiring. Social media accounts responded by tweeting out messages at odds with his agenda and leaks began flowing...
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