Inside Look

EKU Expands Fire & Safety Laboratory

The ribbon cutting for the expansion of EKU’s Ashland Fire & Safety Laboratory was held January 13. The facility is now double its original size and will provide students with what Dean Vic Kappeler called a “first rate integration of research laboratories and student learning.”

How to Choose an Online Fire Science Degree

How can you decide which online degree program in fire science is right for you? Start by reviewing each school's accreditation and reputation.

Online Fire Protection Degree Leads to Dream Job for EKU’s Outstanding Intern of 2015

“From the day I started my internship, I knew it was going to be exceptional,” wrote EKU Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology major David Sample.

EKU’s Online Degrees Ranked in the Top 50 by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2015 Best Online Education Program Rankings.

Gorbett to Serve as a Member on New Forensic Science Initiative

Greg Gorbett, associate professor in the Department of Fire Protection and Paramedicine Sciences at Eastern Kentucky Universityhas been selected to serve as a

Sendelbach Named Firehouse Editor-in-Chief

EKU College of Justice & Safety graduate Timothy E. Sendelbach, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Firehouse. In this newly expanded role, he will be responsible for the content and editorial direction of Firehouse Magazine,, Firehouse Expo, Firehouse World, and related products.

IAAI President Visits EKU’s College of Justice & Safety

Dr. Peter Mansi, President of the International Association of Arson Investigators, a professional fire investigation association with 79 chapters and 8,000 members world-wide, took time from attending the 2014 IAAI Tennessee state meeting in Knoxville, TN, to travel to Eastern Kentucky University to visit with faculty and staff of the School of Safety, Security and Emergency Management (SSEM).