Interview with Robert McCool

  • Identifier2006 OH 043
  • Date3/8/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeMcCool, Robert
  • DescriptionRobert McCool was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, and graduated from Cumberland County High School. In this interview, Mr. McCool discusses coming to EKU, including living in Palmer Hall and majoring in computer science with minors in mathematics and sociology. In his last semester he took a course that led him to work as a paramedic, then law enforcement, working as a police officer at EKU for seven years, before leaving and working on his doctorate in sociology at the University of Kentucky. Mr. McCool comments on changes he has seen in students, the positive impact EKU has had on his life, but talks of the difference in his experience between student and employee.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration 1:23:28
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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