March 2020


EKU College of Science COVID-19

Eastern Kentucky and the College of Science take the health and well being of our students, faculty, and staff very seriously.  For the latest information on how the university is responding to COVID-19, please visit COVID-19 Response page.

Application for Battelle-EKU Science Scholars Program 2020 EXTENDED

Applications are invited from eligible students to apply for the Battelle-EKU Science Scholars Program 2020. Students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: April 17, 2020

For more information and application form, visit:


Athena Barrera

March 2020

Athena Barrera was born in California and lived in many states before attending and graduating from Henry Clay High School in Lexington, KY. She is involved in many activities outside of class, including: Pi Lambda Chi Latina sorority (founding member), Phi Kappa Phi honor society, and the Mcnair Scholars program, just to name a few.

Athena also volunteers at the Madison County Public Library with the Bilingual activities program and in the Lexington homework help program through the Village Branch.