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Outstanding First-Year Student Awards - Spring 2021

Outstanding First-Year Student Awards - Spring 2021

This year's Outstanding First-Year Student Awards were held virtually on April 06, 2021.

View a recording of the ceremony and a special message from EKU President David McFaddin. 

First-Year Leader Earns Trow Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta

headshot of Erika Viva-Ramos

Erika Viva-Ramos, a junior criminal justice and social justice major from Louisville, dreams of positively impacting her community through public service. Nearing the finish line of her degree, her dedication has begun to pay off; she recently earned the prestigious Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from honor society Alpha Lambda Delta. 

First-Year Courses Outstanding Instructor Awards - Fall 2019

First-Year Courses Outstanding Instructor Awards - Fall 2019

“If just one person knows a student’s name, the evidence shows that student’s chances of staying in college increases dramatically,” said Starr Wentzel, Director of the Office of First-Year Courses and Learning Communities at its annual Outstanding Instructor Awards ceremony.

EKU ALD Chapter Wins Delta Gold Award

Alpha Lambda Delta

From Eileen Merberg, Executive Director of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Success....

QEP Spotlight: Starr Wentzel

Director Starr Wentzel

This installment in the QEP Spotlight series features Starr Wentzel, Director of First-Year Courses and Learning Communities at EKU.

ALD Members Visit GSD Course to Provide Final Exam Tips

ALD Members Visit GSD Class

Sometimes, the best way to help first-semester students succeed is to give them an opportunity to hear from their peers.

Recently, Alpha Lambda Delta members Bekah McKinley and Madi Campbell visited a GSD 101 class to help students get ready for finals. Their presentation covered the following topics:

Distinguished Outstanding Instructor Award

Dan Royalty-Distinguished Outstanding Instructor Award

Dan Royalty-Distinguished Outstanding Instructor Award

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