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McNair Scholar Wins Trow Scholarship

Lacky Wins Trow Scholarship

EKU McNair Scholar Bradley Lackey - a junior biomedical sciences major from Elizabethown, Kentucky - is the recipient of the prestigious JoAnne J.

EKU McNair Scholar Answering the Call to Public Health and Safety - and Serving with a Smile - Even if you Cannot See It!

EKU McNair Scholar Denise Rita Burdine

EKU McNair scholar Rita "Denise" Burdine is on the front line of public health and safety providing essential COVID-19 testing.

Denise, an EKU senior nursing major and McNair scholar, was finishing her online coursework this spring when a Lexington hospital reached out to eligible nursing students to assist during the pandemic. 

EKU McNair Scholar is Being Part of the Solution

EKU McNair Scholar Cara Copeland

In the greatest pandemic in over 100 years, EKU McNair scholar Cara Copeland is choosing to be a part of the solution.

Cara is a junior psychology major aiming for a doctorate in school psychology.

Cara has established an impressive record of undergraduate research and is dedicated to helping people and improving the human condition. 

EKU McNair Scholar Defends Kentucky Against COVID-19

EKU McNair Scholar Samuel Aponte

The EKU McNair Scholars Program recognizes McNair scholar Samuel Aponte for his dedicated service to Kentucky and the nation by serving in the National Guard, helping combat the COVID-19 virus in Kentucky. 

EKU McNair Scholar Doing Her Part to Protect America's Most Vulnerable

Dyamond Harrison - community hero!

EKU McNair scholar Dyamond Harrison is doing her part to protect America’s most vulnerable population. 

COVID-19 Virus Temporarily Halts EKU McNair Activities

Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands

Last week’s EKU spring break ushered in a time of unprecedented local, national, and worldwide concern, ultimately affecting every student, faculty member, and staff member at Eastern Kentucky University and at every other school throughout the world.  As a result, EKU McNair “in-person” activities and student travel have been temporarily suspended until further notice.

The EKU McNair Research Symposium - Spring 2020

Research Symposium Participants

Each spring semester, EKU McNair scholars scheduled to conduct on-campus faculty-supervised undergraduate research in the McNair Summer Research Opportunity Program (MSROP) Internship engage a 2-credit hour spring semester course titled the McNair Research symposium.  The accompanying photo shows McNair scholars enrolled in the spring 2020 course along with the i

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.

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