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Amber Simpson
  • Computer Science
  • Class of 2013
  • Waco, KY

Amber Simpson among EKU Spring Graduates

2013 Jul 10

Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,708 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2013 semester, including Amber Carrin Simpson of Waco.

Simpson graduated Cum Laudewith a BS degree in Computer Science and was recognized at commencement ceremonies May 11.

The keynote speakers that day were U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, former University of Kentucky President Dr. Charles Wethington and author/educator Silas House.

The new degree holders join approximately 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students on its 725-acre Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster and throughout Kentucky, and through its EKU Online courses.

An increasing number of EKU graduates complete their degrees online. At this commencement, 74 undergraduate degrees and 44 graduate degrees were awarded to EKU Online students, who took the same courses as on-campus students and earned the same fully accredited degree. The University offers more than 20 online degree options in a variety of academic fields.