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LG&E and KU Electric Vehicle Charging Station added to MSU campus

lgeku_charging500px.jpgThis week a new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station was unveiled on Morehead State’s campus. As part of an initiative to improve charging infrastructure installed in the state, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities added three new, publicly-accessible EV charging stations, meeting their goal of 20 stations. 

The charging stations at MSU is the eastern most one and the only one on a college campus. It’s located at the Enrollment Services Building, 121 East Second Street, and is ready for use by the campus, community and visitors. 

The stations are equipped with safety features, which include charging plugs that lock in the stand when not in use. They also have digital display screens and quick-pay options for a low effort customer experience. A complete list of charging stations and other resources is available at

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Top photo: LG&E and KU representatives and MSU leadership and student representatives cut the ribbon on a new EV charging station on campus. From left, Jim Shaw, MSU vice president for university advancement; Gus Thomas, Morehead LGE/KU office; Russell Mast, MSU vice president for student affairs; Liz Pratt, LGE/KU media relations manager; Holly Fielden Niehoff, MSU director of environmental health and safety, risk management and insurance; Lisa Keels, LGE/KU manager of emerging technologies; MSU President Dr. Jay Morgan; Brandon Bryer, MSU Student Government Association (SGA) president; Katie Smith, MSU SGA vice president for administration; Andrew Sexton, MSU SGA vice president for campus involvement; Cameron Faudere, MSU Campus Activities Board coordinator of educational programming; Emily Wiley, MSU SGA freshmen representative and chief of staff; Anna Gdovka, MSU SGA vice president for public relations; Luke Birkes, MSU SGA junior representative; and Summer Westlund, Chi Beta Gamma. 

Bottom Photo: Lisa Keels, LGE/KU manager of emerging technologies, demonstrates the charging station with MSU President Jay Morgan.