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Staff Emeritus is a distinguished honor awarded to retired staff for considerable meritorious service to the University. The Staff Council, in conjunction with the Employee Recognition Committee, is now accepting nominations for Staff Emeritus candidates. To recommend a staff member who is retired or is in the process of retiring, please email a letter of nomination to Nominations will be accepted through September 5, 2019 and will be reviewed for eligibility as defined in the Staff Emeritus Policy. Nominators will then be asked to submit the required letters of recommendation as outlined in the policy. Honorees will be recognized at the Staff Council luncheon in December. Please click “more on this announcement” to view the Staff Emeritus Policy.

Contact Information: Tarena Tyree, 859-622-1325
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Employee tuition waiver applications for fall are due August 23, 2019.
Per policy, waivers submitted after this date will be rejected. It is the employee's responsibility to submit their waiver. If you have a past due balance on your account, the waiver will not be processed. To learn more about the tuition waiver program go to

Submit waiver to Human Resources, c/o Teri Begley, Coates CPO 24A / Jones 120 /

Contact Information: Teri Begley, 622-6835
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This message is being sent on behalf of Student Life & First-Year Experience

Dear Colleagues,

Please join us to welcome the Class of 2023 at the Turner Gate Welcome Walk! We invite EKU faculty and staff to cheer on the Class of 2023 by lining the general Turner Gate area by 5:15PM. EKU Communications & Brand Management has wonderfully provided the Class of 2023 with EKU maroon t-shirts, of which faculty and staff who participate will receive one too. Shirts will be passed out at Faculty/Staff Convocation and at stations near the main Library entrance beginning at 5:00PM the day-of the event (while supplies last). Students will be welcomed by President Benson at 5:20PM, followed by the walk beginning at approximately 5:25PM. We hope you will join us to be a part of this Colonel tradition to welcome the Class of 2023!

Event Date: August 16; 5pm
Location: Turner Gate
Cost: FREE

Contact Information: Andrew Pendleton, 8596223855
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Connect with students this fall by participating in the Ask Me! Campaign on Aug. 19 and 20 to help students navigate campus during the first two days of the fall semester. Student, staff or faculty Ask Me! volunteers will be stationed throughout campus on Monday (8/19) from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday (8/20) from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. working one-hour shifts to answer questions and direct students to buildings and services.

To sign up, contact your closest location coordinator. We would love to have you with us!

Business and Technology Center
Allison McCann

Combs/Miller Green Space
Cassie Bradley

Daniel Boone Statue/ Sullivan Drive
Deanna Johnson

Rowlett/New Science Building
Tosha Sparks

Janice Marcum

Deanna Johnson

Event Date: August 19; 7:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Location: Various
Cost: FREE

Contact Information: Deanna Johnson, 2-8082

If you are a student hiring official that would like to better understand the student employment hiring process, then this training is for you. The training will include general information about student employment regulations, and detailed information about submitting job postings in OES and submitting individual student jobs in the SWAN system for work clearance.

We have two training sessions available; one in the afternoon on Monday, August 5 from 2:00-3:00 and one in the morning on Tuesday, August 6 from 10:00-11:00. We'll see you there!

Event Date: August 05; 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Memorial Science 182
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Jordan Brashear, 859-622-7259
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The fall semester will be here before we know it. Check out the Green Dot resources available to all faculty and staff. You will find power-point slides, quotes, paper topics and more.

Contact Information: Cara Johnson, 622-6784
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