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April 2013

EKU Aviation receives FAA Part 141 renewal

EKU Aviation officials with the FAA certificate

On April 25, 2013, the Louisville FAA Flight Standards District Office renewed the EKU Aviation Part 141 certificate. In order to receive this renewal, over the last two years, EKU Aviation had to achieve an 80 percent or higher first attempt pass rate on FAA written exams and FAA practical exams, also called check rides. 

Chandra Receives Golden Apple Award

Dr. Chandra

EKU Applied Engineering and Technology Professor Dr. Vigs Chandra has been selected as the 2013 College of Business and Technology Golden Apple Award recipient.

Annual Construction Management banquet recognizes students, faculty and industry supporters

Construction Management banquet

EKU's Seventh Annual Construction Management Recognition Banquet honored not only outstanding students and faculty, but also those individuals and companies who have demonstrated exemplary service. Retired Department of Technology chair, Dr. Clyde Kraft, joined students who mingled with contractors during the April 18 reception and dinner in Arlington's Mule Barn.

Community Invited to Madison Airport (I39) Open House and Barbeque

Open house flyer

The Madison County Airport Board and Eastern Kentucky University, which serves as the fixed base operator (FBO) for the Madison Airport, will host an open house and community barbeque on Saturday, April 27, at the airport from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AET students recognized at annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards breakfast

SAASC awards breakfast

Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes gathered in the Keen Johnson Ballroom on April 10th for the annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards Breakfast. The event, hosted by the Bratzke Center, featured EKU President Doug Whitlock as guest speaker and honored more than 275 student-athletes for academic achievement over the past year.

Construction Management student recognized as Outstanding Intern

Congratulations to Matthew Mullins (SR, Construction Management from Totz, Ky.) for being nominated by his employer for Outstanding Intern of the year.

Matthew interns for Cumberland Mine Service, Inc., and was nominated by Craig Garland

AET announces 2013 scholarship and awards recipients

CBT College to Careers Recognition Luncheon

The Department of Applied Engineering and Technology is pleased to announce scholarship and awards recipients for the 2012-13 academic year. 

These outstanding students were acknowledged for their exceptional achievement at the College of Business and Technology annual College to Careers Recognition Luncheon on April 5.

Jenkins named as 2013 AET distinguished senior

Jessica Jenkins

Ms. Jessica D. Jenkins has been named the 2013 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology. She was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

AET selects Mark Klee as 2013 distinguished alum

Mark Klee

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, along with the School of Applied Arts and Technology, is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark Klee has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2013.

Construction Management senior receives KY Outstanding Soldier of the Year Award

Nick Ray

By The Staff, Owen County News-Herald

Ray honored at Outstanding Soldier and Airman of the Year banquet

The son of an Owen County couple was among those recently honored at the Kentucky National Guard’s Outstanding Soldier and Airman of the Year Banquet.

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