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EKU ranked among nation’s best in ‘Military Times: Best for Vets’ for support of military veterans

Eastern Kentucky University has long been ranked as a great school for military veterans, and this year is no different. The “Military Times: Best for Vets” 2020 rankings once again placed EKU in the top 10 percent of public universities in the nation and number one in Kentucky as the university prepares to offer new services and grants for its military and veteran students. “One of the main...

Veteran Benjamin Congleton rebounds from ‘low, low place’ to attend EKU, inspire others

Former Marine Benjamin Congleton suffers from post post traumatic stress disorder but considers attending Eastern Kentucky University ‘therapy’ as well as academic preparation. (Photo from EKU/Terrence Humphrey)   Special to KyForward   Like many of his some 1,300 fellow military veterans enrolled at Eastern, former Marine Benjamin Congleton suffers from post traumatic stress...