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EKU Aviation Participates in Airport Open House

EKU Aviation aircraft

Airport fuel sales up 34 percent; Jet traffic also increases
By Bill Robinson, Register Editor
The Richmond Register

RICHMOND — The ceiling was too low for the Young Eagles to fly but the barbecue was superb as Eastern Kentucky University, the fixed-base operator for Madison Airport hosted an open house Saturday.

Study Abroad in China: Fall 2012

CBT students pose at China's Great Wall

11-Day Study Abroad Trip to China

Fall 2012 Semester: November 1st to the 11th

Cities to be visited: Beijing, Shanghai, and Suzhou

Open to All College of Business & Technology Majors/MBA Students

Register for the 490 Course in Your Major Discipline (ACC, FIN, INS, CIS, CCT, MGT, MKT)

AET selects Matt Gumm as 2012 distinguished alum

Matt Gumm

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, along with the School of Applied Arts and Technology, is pleased to announce that Mr. William "Matt" Gumm has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2012.

Program steps in to renovate basement of Whalin Tech Complex

Volunteers clear out the basement of the Whalin building

The Eastern Progress
-by Courtney Kimberlin

A varied and even eclectic mixture of buildings exists across campus and because of age, some of these buildings are due for updates.

As the university makes plans to arrange for updates and renovations as needed, one program decided they could chip in.

EKU Team Competes in Flexography Challenge

Labels from the 2012 Flexographic Challenge project

On March 17th, five Eastern Kentucky University Graphic Communications Management majors competed in the Phoenix Challenge College 2012 in San Antonio, TX. The competition celebrated its fifth year and is sponsored by the Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association.

Six EKU Grads Worked on Gray Construction Project Touted by President Obama

Photo of construction project

Six Eastern Kentucky University graduates – five from the university’s construction management program – played key roles in a job-producing project mentioned by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union speech earlier this year.

EKU program prepares students for direct flight into aviation career

Ralph Gibbs in front of aircraft

Lexington, KY - On the first day of class, chief flight instructor Ralph Gibbs shares with students his view that flying is the "ultimate rush" — but only after spending a good five minutes warning them that the pursuit of a professional flight degree is not an easy mission.

University Aircraft Now Features EKU Paint/Logo Scheme

EKU Aviation student with aircraft

No, Eastern Kentucky University has not established its own air force, but the university’s rapidly expanding Aviation Program has taken a leap in visibility with the first of many airplanes bearing an EKU design and color scheme.

Students Expand Educational, Career Horizons on Trip to China

CBT students pose at China's Great Wall

The Pizza Hut “palaces,” the “sensory overload,” “scorpions, snake, and other mystery things ‘on a stick’ from street vendors” and every mode of transportation imaginable were only some of the many memories of an unforgettable trip to China for 23 Eastern Kentucky University students and two EKU faculty members.

ATMAE reaccreditation received

ATMAE graphic

On November 8, 2011, The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Board of Accreditation reaccredited EKU's Applied Engineering Management B.S. and Network Security and Electronics B.S. degree programs. The Technology A.A.S. degree, with its four options, also received reaccreditation.

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