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EKU History Major and McNair Scholar Participates in Reenactment of the 1862 Battle of Richmond, Kentucky

Melvin Diggs as a member of the 12th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery

The Civil War battle of Richmond, Kentucky was fought on August 29 & 30, 1862.  The battle was part of the Confederacy's most concerted effort to capture the Commonwealth of Kentucky, its men for fighting, and much needed material to support the "Southern Cause.&q

Ten EKU McNair Scholars Complete the 2019 MSROP Research Internship

McNair scholar Alexis Riep works on 2019 MSROP research.

Ten EKU McNair scholars have completed the 2019 McNair Summer Research Opportunity Program (MSROP) internship.  The ten-week summer MSROP internship allows EKU McNair scholars to choose a professor within their academic departments with whom to work one-on-one to design, implement, analyze, report on, and present undergraduate research.  Each MSROP intern receiving satisfacto

EKU McNair Scholars Engage 2019 Summer Travel and Events

2019 EKU McNair Summer Travel

The summer of 2019 witnessed five EKU McNair scholars taking advantage of McNair-sponsored travel events.  EKU McNair scholar Kevely Dumay took full advantage of travel opportunities by traveling to Atlanta, Georgia to particpate in the SAEOPP McNair/SSS Conference and then to Washington, D.C.

EKU McNair Scholars Attend the 2019 McNair Graduate School Preparation Camp at Lake Barkley

EKU McNair scholars attend 2019 Grad School Prep Camp

EKU McNair scholars Maya Gulliford, Nailah Johnson, Stephen Jones, and Michelle Meza participated in the intensive 2019 McNair Graduate School Preparation Camp held at the Lake Barkley State Resort Park in western Kentucky between May 28 and June 1.  The camp, which is organzized by Dr.

Five McNair Scholars Present Undergraduate Research in the 2019 University Presentation Showcase

2019 University Poster Showcase

Five EKU McNair scholars presented undergraduate research in the 2019 University Presentation Showcase at Eastern Kentucky Universty.  The five McNair scholars were Jessica Baker, Steven Pesina, Jesus Daniel Lopez, Kasiee Riddell, and TaJana Graves.

McNair scholars attend the 20th National Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research at the University of Maryland

McNair scholars visit the Washington, D.C. zoo

Ten EKU McNair scholars attended the 20th National Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research at the University of Maryland over spring break, March 13 - March 17, 2019.  The theme of this year's conference was "Creating a Global Impact: Scholarship, Leadership, and Excellence in the 21st Century."  For over two decades McNair scholars conferences at the U

EKU McNair Scholar is the EKU College of Science Student of the Month!

EKU McNair scholar is Science student of the month!

EKU McNair scholar Jesus Daniel Lopez is the EKU College of Science student of the month for October 2018!


2018 EKU University Presentation Showcase

Eight EKU McNair Scholars presented undergraduate research at the 17th Annual University Presentation Showcase held on Friday, April 13, 2018 in the EKU Crabbe Library.  Pictured from left to right are Savannah Martha, Caridad Echevarria, and Elizabeth Newkirk.  Not pictured are Jessica Baker, Kendall Collins, Sarah Parrett, Abriel Newberry and Aggie Williams.&

McNair Scholars Participate in Leadership Workshop

Creative Leadership Workshop

For the last session of the 2017 McNair Fall Colloquium, EKU Professor Sherwood Thompson (Department of Educational Leadership) guided McNair scholars through an inspirational exploration of the power of masks.  Participants explored the significane of masks by investigating the role they play in depiting a person's individual culture, values and world views.  The workshop re

McNair Scholar Earns Gilman International Scholarship for Education Abroad

Kenadii Williams earns Gilman

EKU McNair scholar Kenadii Williams - junior nursing major from Lexington, Kentucky - has earned the prestigious 2017 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for education abroad. Kenadii is the second EKU McNair scholar to earn this scholarship in recent years.

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