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EKU Criminal Justice Honor Society Garners Awards at Annual Conference


The EKU Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society returned to Richmond, KY from its annual conference in Orlando, FL with a record seven awards. These awards include:

·         First place national award for “Best Alpha Phi Sigma Chapter Website.”

Bachelor's Degree Program in Social Justice Studies Launches in Fall 2015


A new academic program at Eastern Kentucky University reframes the question many young people ask when they reach adulthood.

EKU’s Golden Key Receives Prestigious Award

EKU Golden Key International Honor Society

The Golden Key International Honor Society chapter at Eastern Kentucky University has won the Gold Level of Chapter Standards for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Criminal Justice Studies Student Accepted to PH.D. program at American University in Washington, DC

Jennifer Tilley

Jennifer L. Tilley, who graduated this Spring from EKU’s College of Justice and Safety with a MS in Criminal Justice Studies, has been accepted into the Ph.D.

EKU Commencement Given by Jami Stout

EKU Commencement

Criminal Justice graduate Jami Stout, of Coal Grove, Ohio gives the student address for the December 14, 2013 Eastern Kentucky University morning commencement ceremony.


Associate Dean's career featured in Kentucky Monthly magazine

Dr. Victor Kappeler


Follow the link to read the Kentucky Monthly article featuring our own Dr. Victor Kappeler. 

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Dr. Victoria Collins Joins the School of Justice Studies Faculty

Victoria Ellen Collins grew up in Norfolk England, where she pursued a higher education in law receiving a LLB in English and European Constitutional law before immigrating to the United States. When in the US, Victoria enrolled at Old Dominion University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, and then a Masters of Arts degree in Applied Sociology.

Ky. Voices: E. Ky. should demand better than another prison

Attorney General Eric Holder's Aug. 12 announcement that the U.S. Department of Justice will work to reduce the population of inmates in the Federal Bureau of Prisons is a welcome development.

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