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Patrick McCowan named 2015 Distinguished Alum

Patrick McCowan

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, along with the School of Applied Arts and Technology, is pleased to announce that Mr. Patrick McCowan has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2015.

Kentucky Aviation Legend to Visit EKU April 17

Col. Arnold "Arnie" Franklin (Ret.)

A former squadron commander of the 493rd Tactical Fighter Squadron of the United States Air Force who helped lead an historic air strike will address Eastern Kentucky University aviation students and others on Friday, April 17.

Faculty-Student Collaboration Published in Visual Communications Journal

Dr. David Dailey, professor of Applied Engineering and Technology, recently collaborated with a CBT graduate student, Lora Hopper, and was hugely successful. 

Aviation Partnerships with Community Colleges Speed Transition to Skies

EKU Aviation Seneca III

Do you want to fly airplanes? Studies suggest almost 500,000 pilots are going to be needed over the next 20 years.

AET Hosts Technology Student Association Regional Competitions

Dragster Track

The annual Technology Student Association (TSA) regional competition hosted by the Department of Applied Engineering & Technology (AE&T) within the College of Business & Technology (CB&T) is in the books as a resounding success.

Student Focus: Kyle Nicholas

Kyle Nicholas

Aerospace Management at Eastern Kentucky University has found a true Colonel in Kyle Nicholas!

Nicholas, an upcoming Spring ’15 graduate, not only takes part in this demanding program, but has the privileged honor of being Student President and Student Regent. Naturally, the role comes with its hardships, but Nicholas sees only the positives of the position.

Aviation Program Flying High across Kentucky

Pres Benson (r) with Ashland Community & Technical College President/CEO Adkins

Eastern Kentucky University’s aviation program continues to write its name in the skies above the Commonwealth.

On Jan. 28, University officials met with representatives of Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) to discuss a 2+2 partnership to offer ACTC students a degree in aviation through EKU’s highly accredited program.

Creekmore Awarded $2,000 AAAE Scholarship


Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business and Technology congratulates student Reece Creekmore as one this year's AAAE scholarship recipients.

Student Spotlight: Abigail Cvelbar

Abbey Cvelbar
This Spotlight Student is Abigail (Abbey) Cvelbar!

Student Spotlight: Rebecca Sweet

Rebecca Sweet

This week’s Spotlight Student is Rebecca Sweet. Rebecca is a 21-year-old senior from right here in Richmond! She is represented by her loving parents Mark and Carolyn Sweet and is active in many activities other than her class work. She is a member of the EKU Women’s Rugby team, an Admissions Recruitment Ambassador, a Doug Whitlock Scholar, and a Chamber Colonel.

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