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Construction Management Program Earns ACCE Re-accreditation

ACCE logo

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:

AET Wins Award at Capstone Presentations

Justin Goldstein with Dr. Glen Kleine

Justin Goldstein, Network Security and Electronics senior from Richmond, brought home one of the top prizes from the 2016 Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations on May 5th. 

EKU Team Competes in 2016 Flexography Challenge

2016 GCM Flexography Team

Five Eastern Kentucky University Graphic Communications Management majors recently competed in the 2016 Phoenix Challenge Flexo College Competition in Fort Worth, Tex. Pictured left to right are: seniors Devin Beech (Sr, Lexington), Deborah Pullen (So, Monticello), Heather Smith (Jr, Mt. Sterling), Marlee Jennings (Sr, Berea), and Jena Potter (Sr, Langley).

Hoskins selected as 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Martin Award Recipient

Tony Hoskins with family

The Henry Martin Scholarship, a $500 cash award, was presented to Mr. Tony L. Hoskins at the Eastern Kentucky University Scholars Day Assembly on Friday, April 15, 2016. Hoskins, a senior non-traditional student from Richmond, Ky., majoring in Aerospace Technology and Aviation Professional Flight, was also inducted into the Society at a formal ceremony later that afternoon.

EKU Professional Flight Students Interview with ExpressJet

2016 EKU Aviation Career Day students

On Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, fourteen EKU aviation students were interviewed by ExpressJet Airline recruiters for First Officer pilot jobs. Ralph Gibbs, Director of Aviation, said that this is the first event of its kind for EKU and highlights EKU Aviation achievements and successes.

Chism selected as 2016 Distinguished Alum

Kyle Chism

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, along with the School of Applied Arts and Technology, is pleased to announce that Mr. Kyle Chism has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2016.

Mr. Chism was honored during a presentation in April at the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology College to Careers Conference.

Construction Management Hosts its 10th Annual Recognition Banquet

EKU Construction Management awards banquet

EKU Construction Management faculty and staff hosted the 10th Annual Recognition Banquet on April 2, 2016, to honor outstanding students, as well as those individuals and companies who have demonstrated exemplary service. This year’s reception and dinner was held in Arlington's Mule Barn. EKU President Michael Benson was on hand to greet guests and make opening remarks.

Zeta II Chapter of Sigma Lambda Chai Reactivated

Sigma Lambda Chai key

The Zeta II chapter of Sigma Lambda Chi honor society is proud to announce its recent reactivation as the construction honor society in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Anthony J. Lamanna will act as the advisor to the four newly installed members.

AET Department Hosts Regional Competitions 2016 for Regional Schools

TSA students outside the Whalin Technology Complex

The annual Technology Student Association (TSA) Regional competitions was hosted by the Department of Applied Engineering & Technology (AE&T) on Friday, February 26, 2016.

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