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September 2015

AG Students Contribute to Oral History Center

Kasiak works on the oral history project

By Zeynab Day | Student Writer, EKU Communications & Marketing

Voices from Kentucky residents recorded decades ago are now used in Eastern Kentucky University classrooms to help students connect with the region’s rich history.

Farm Director Helps Struggling College in Nigeria

Rick Griebenow is second from right.

By ZEYNAB DAY | Student Writer, EKU Communications & Marketing

Students arose from mattresses on the floor, exited their windowless dormitories, grabbed their tattered notebooks and piled into dark and dusty classrooms at a rural African agriculture college where an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member volunteered this summer.

EKU’s Red Barn Garden Partners with Café Burrier!

EKU horticulture students deliver green beans for Cafe Burrier menu

Photo caption: (l-r): Angela Abney (EKU Red Barn Garden student employee), Dr. Nathan Stokes (Asst. Prof. Family/Consumer Sciences), and Brian Gesner (EKU Red Barn Garden student employee). Six pounds of green beans delivered to Dr. Nathan Stokes in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences for the Tuesday, Sept. 8th, menu at Cafe Burrier.

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