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CHS Makes Program Additions and Changes

graduation may 2021

The College of Health Sciences has made additions and changes necessary to program offerings to meet the needs of the students of today: 

Outstanding Senior nominated for prestigious ASAHP award


Outstanding senior, Bryant Thrasher, is a 2020-2021 nominee for the the prestigious Scholarship of Excellence and Elwood Scholar award from the Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP).  

Outstanding Seniors

Outstanding Seniors as Banner Bearers

Oustanding 2020 Senior, Nick Jackson graduated with a degree in Recreation and Park Administration, Outstanding 2021 Seniors Bryant Thrasher, graduated with a degree in General Dietetics and Breanna Bowling, graduated with a degree in Publich Health.

College of Health Sciences Spring Graduation Ceremony

Hanger Field Graduation

Graduation was once again held in person on May 7th for the College of Health Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University.  The outdoor afternoon ceremony was a bit breezy but the sun did shine on our newest graduates into careers of healthcare and wellness.  On this day we recognized 14 Doctoral degrees, 259 Master's degrees, 368 Bachelor's degrees and 1 Associate Degr


Dr. John Ferguson and ABBY

Dr. John Ferguson, CHS faculty, and ABBY (10 year old canine) make weekly visits to Baptist Health Richmond, KY.  She is pictured here on a recent visit to the Oncology Department at Baptist Health.   ABBY is a registered Therapy/Animal Assistance Canine and has been working in that capacity since 2013.

Staff Excellence

Staff Heather Foster

Heather Foster

Staff Excellence


Excellence in Faculty Service

Camille Skubik-Peplaski

Dr. Camille Skubik-Peplaski

Excellence in Faculty Service


Excellence in Faculty Scholarship Award

Aaron Sciascia

Dr. Aaron Sciascia, PhD, ATC, PES, SMTC

Excellence in Faculty Scholarship


Excellence in Faculty Teaching/Practice Award

Cindy Hayden

Dr. Cindy Hayden

Excellence in Faculty Teaching/Practice


The passing of Dr. Carolyn Harvey

Dr. Carolyn Harvey

Dr. Carolyn Hester Harvey, CIH, CHMM, RS, DAAS was born in Harriman, Tennessee on March 3, 1945.  She joined the angels on October 3, 2020 at her best friend’s house, her loving sister Myrna’s Hester Uresti.

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