First Lady Michelle Obama

1:24 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

First Lady and Dr. Biden Unveil New Website to Assist Career-Searching Veterans

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First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced a new website designed to find former soldiers jobs at a comprehensive Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum at Fort Campbell Wednesday. 

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Higher Education
2:45 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama to Speak at EKU Commencement


First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in  Eastern Kentucky University's May commencement ceremony. 

EKU President Doug Whitlock says his office got a call from a member of the First Lady’s staff almost a week ago.  Eastern is receiving national attention for the help it gives Veterans working to further their education.  Whitlock says it caught the eye of Mrs. Obama.  A White House staff member asked if she could attend the University’s graduation ceremony.  Saying it was more than okay, Whitlock says the school was seeking a speaker for the third exercise. In fact, he says it was the only one her schedule would permit.

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