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Sinnett Joins EKU Aviation Team

Dennis Sinnett

EKU Aviation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Sinnett as the new Aviation Program Coordinator. He succeeds Mr. Ralph Gibbs, who has directed the program for the past five years. Sinnett is a native of Annapolis, Md., and graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Childhood Dream Takes Flight

Horace Hunter

It’s not every five-year-old who already knows what he wants to do with his life, and then spends the next 15 years following through on his dream.

But that’s what happened after young Horace Hunter took an international flight to visit his grandparents in Japan.

Masters Candidates Hooded at Fall Graduation

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology is pleased to announce that 13 students have completed their Master's program in Applied Engineering and Technology Management.

Partnership Provides Scholarships

F: Higdon, Rodenberg, Erekson; B: DeLaGarza, McPhearson, Benningfield, Miller

Two students from Taylor County High School will soon be named Murakami Scholars, thanks to a new agreement between Eastern Kentucky University, Murakami Manufacturing and Taylor County Schools.

Aviation Program Named Top Hawk Partner

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Christmas came early for the aviation program at Eastern Kentucky University.

Students and Faculty Attend 2016 AGCKY Annual Meeting

Construction Management students with Dr. Charlie Zhang (center)

EKU Construction Management students and faculty attended 2016 Associated General Contractors of Kentucky (AGCKY) annual meeting at The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky., on November 11, 2016. At the Annual Meeting, students and faculty had the opportunity to hear first-hand from construction industry leaders.

Construction Students Compete at ASC Conference

l-r: Jones, McAlmond, Sowder, Edwards, Parrett and Leiter

EKU Construction fielded a team of six students and one faculty advisor at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 3 Conference in Downers Grove, Ill., October 12-15, 2016. As one of the member schools in ASC Region 3, the team competed with ten other universities including Ohio State, Cal Poly, Ball State and Eastern Michigan in the ASC Pre-Construction Competition.

CM Students Lace up their Sneakers for the 2016 Homecoming 5K

EKU Construction Management 2016 Homecoming 5K Team with President Benson

Construction Management students laced up their sneakers for a run with the Prez in the 2016 Homecoming 5k. The 39th Annual event led EKU's Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 22nd, finishing on the field at Roy Kidd Stadium.

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Construction Management Program Earns ACCE Re-accreditation

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The Board of Trustees of the American Council for Construction Education announces the renewal of accreditation of the Construction Management Program at Eastern Kentucky University.  The Program has maintained the stringent standards of ACCE, and has proven to the Board, through a visiting team of its peers and industry practitioners, that the program is worthy of reaccreditation.

EKU Aviation Team Participates in Flugtag

Han Solo/Eric Logan and Princess Leia/Rebecca Schmid and the Millennial Falcon

The Millennial Falcon takes flight in Louisville!

EKU Aviation assistant professor Joe Marthaler and his student team are designing the aircraft for its August 27th launch at Red Bull Flugtag 2016.  Team crew members are:

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