Here is what some of our recent majors have gone on to do:
- Raven Polk (B.A. 2021, double major in Geology and Philosophy) will be pursuing a Master's Degree in Geophysics at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
- Andrew Coyle (B.A. 2019) will be pursuing a law degree at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Jeremy Norris (B.A. 2018) is pursuing a Master's Degree in Philosophy at Holy Apostles College in Connecticut.
- A.J. Jeck (B.A. 2016) attended medical school at the University of Kentucky, and, as of July 2020, is beginning his residency training.
- Jacob Greer (B.A. 2015) pursued a Master's Degree in Cyber Security and Information Assurance at the University of the Cumberlands and is Vice President at the First National Bank of Manchester.
- John Charles Leabo (B.A. 2014) pursued a law degree from the UK College of Law and is currently a practicing lawyer in Lexington.
- Andrea Renee Dyehouse (B.I.S. in Religion 2014) will serve temporarily as an English teaching assistant in Dijon, France. (The B.I.S. is the Bachelor's Degree in Independent Studies.)
- Zachary Morrison (B.A. 2013) will be working as a consultant for Sigma Nu Inc. in Lexington, VA.
- Billy Avery (B.A. 2011) went on to pursue a law degree at the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville
- Rebecca Aghamiri (Jones) (B.A. 2011) went on to pursue an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at American University in Washington, D.C., and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology at EKU.
- Steven Burdette (B.A. 2010) is pursuing an M.A. in Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the University of Louisville
- Dana Fritz (B.A. 2010) went on to earn an M.A. in Humanities at the University of Chicago, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in philosophy at Marquette University.
- C. Steve Kilburn (B.A. 2010) went on to earn a law degree at the University of Dayton School of Law (Class of 2013)
- Alexandra Scarborough (B.A. 2009) went on to earn an MA in philosophy at the University of Toledo (class of 2011)
- Jon Croley (B.A. 2008) completed a Masters in Public Administration, EKU; currently working for Lexington Fayette Urban County Government
- Samantha Engstrom (B.A. 2008) is currently working for the Kentucky Department of Education in Frankfort
- Jonathan Boyd (B.A. 2007) went on to study public policy at Georgia State University (Class of 2012)
- Seth Bowen (B.A. 2007) went on to pursue a law degree at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (Class of 2013)
- Craig Marion (B.A. 2007) went on to enroll in the MA in Sociology Program at Western Kentucky University (Class of 2012)
Recent Student Presentations:
- Dana Fritz, "Angst, Shame, Knowledge," presented at: 10th Annual Steven Humphrey Student Philosophy Colloquium, at the University of Louisville (November 2010) & 5th Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (October 2010) (video)
- Steven Jeff Burdette, "Scrutinizing Scruton: Is Film an Art Form?" Third Annual Southeast Philosophy Congress, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA (February 2010)
- Dana Fritz, "The Heat Is On: Dante’s Inferno vs. Tolstoy’s Expressionism," Third Annual Southeast Philosophy Congress, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA (February 2010)
Honors & Awards:
- John Charles Leabo, inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (2013)
- Micah Wyatt, inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (2013)
Students: we want to recognize your intellectual, creative, and professional accomplishments! If you have news you'd like to share (about presentations, grad school admissions, internships or jobs related to your degree), please contact the department to share your stories.