STEM-H Institute

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Health

The STEM-H Institute at Eastern Kentucky University focuses on outreach, teaching, professional development, and research in the STEM-H fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health) to increase the number of students interested in and prepared to enroll in these fields, and to assist them in completing their degrees and entering the workforce.  The STEM-H Institute also reinforces EKU's mission of student success and regional stewardship.


Our Goal

Students in Kentucky will become leaders in the global STEM-H driven economy.


Our Mission

The STEM-H Institute’s mission is to increase the number of K-20 students in the Commonwealth of Kentucky who are interested in and able to complete the degrees and/or preparation required to enter the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health (STEM-H) workforce.


Communicating STEM to a Broader Audience

Interested in communicating STEM to students and non-scientists?  Funded by a grant from Kentucky National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (KY NSF EPSCoR), Melanie Bentley, Principle Investigator, and Kevin N. Minor and Traviss Witt, Student Videographers, of the College of Arts & Sciences produced videos featuring 9 EKU Science Faculty members discussing their research.