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May 2017

Chinese Executive's Gift Aids EKU Honors Program

Chinese Executive's Gift Aids EKU Honors Program

Since 1990, the Eastern Kentucky University Honors Program has sent more than 900 student presenters to the annual conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council – a number that far surpasses that of any other Honors college or program in the nation.

Congratulations to our Spring 2017 Asian Studies Graduates!

Congratulations to our Spring 2017 Asian Studies Graduates!

Congratulations to our Spring 2017 Asian Studies Graduates! Super proud of each and every oneof you! 

Asian Studies Graduation Stole and Certificate

Asian Studies Graduation Stole and Certificate

In addition to a handsome certificate in a handsome folder, each and every graduating senior with either a minor or a certificate in Asian Studies will receive a beautiful Asian Studies graduation stole.

GRADUATION: Congratulations to Our Graduate Assistant Melody Li!

GRADUATION: Congratulations to Our Graduate Assistant Melody Li!

With Melody Li, who’s just finished her 1.5-year tenure as Graduate Assistant for both EKU Women & Gender Studies (WGS) and EKU Asian Studies (ASN). Thanks for all you’ve done for our programs, especially for our budding Asian Studies Program. You helped make EKU ASN what it is today. Congratulations on receiving your master’s degree!

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED: INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED: INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

ELS Language Centers is looking for qualified host families for 2017-18. Host families must be able to provide each international student with a private bedroom, nearby bathroom (private or shared), and daily breakfast and dinner. To enhance language learning, the family is asked to speak/communicate with student(s) in English and share American culture and customs.

EKU Asian Studies Unveils New Banners Designed by Graduate Assistant Melody Li

EKU Asian Studies Unveils New Banners Designed by Graduate Assistant Melody Li

Many thanks to our Graduate Assistant Melody Li for designing this pair of lovely banners. Thanks for all you’ve done for our program. Congratulations on your forthcoming graduation! Best of luck!

"Forever Changed" on Streets of Calcutta

Dr. Deborah Alexander, ’77

When she was 5 years old, Dr. Deborah Alexander stuffed a peanut butter and jelly sandwich into a handkerchief and set out on foot. It was her first big adventure. Destination: China.

Her trip ended within minutes, of course, but what a prophetic little journey it was.

Asian Studies Director Dr. Minh Nguyen Receives SGA Most Outstanding Distinguished Educational Leadership Award

Nguyen Receives SGA Most Outstanding Distinguished Educational Leadership Award

The Interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University is pleased to announce Dr. Minh Nguyen as recipient of the 2017 EKU Student Government Association Most Outstanding Distinguished Educational Leadership Award.

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