Inside Look

Lamanna Named Fellow to American Society of Civil Engineers

Dr. Tony Lamanna

One great accomplishment leads to another - or so it seems for Dr. Anthony Lamanna, Associate Professor of Construction Management. News of Fellowship election by the American Society of Civil Engineers comes following on the heels of a similar appointment by the American Concrete Institute.

Aviation Management Students Receive Scholarships

L-R: Tyler Meredith, Nate Schattner, Dustin Wittman

Three aviation students were recently selected as recipients of the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives/Southeastern Airport Manager’s Association (SEC-AAAE/SAMA) Scholarship, an award valued at $2,000 per student.

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

Top Hawk graphic

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.

Aviation Students Visit Washington, D.C.

L-R: Graham, Grothaus, Pierce, Schattner, Smith, and Wittman

A group of six aviation students from the EKU Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) traveled to Washington D.C. November 11-13 to visit Dulles International Airport, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, and the National Mall.

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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.

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