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EKU Graphic Communications Students Once Again Bring Home the Awards

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Each year the International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA) sponsors a competition among schools and colleges known as the Gutenberg Awards.

Johan Gutenberg revolutionized culture with his invention of movable type moving communication from handwritten manuscripts to multiple reproductions made possible through his type.

Aviation Program Partners with Institute for Aerospace Education

EKU Aviation Fleet

Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with The Institute for Aerospace Education (IAE), a premier consortium of high schools in Kentucky and bordering states that offer students seven different aerospace courses of studies.

Aviation Program Flying Even Higher with Recent Curriculum Changes

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Aviation Program is flying even higher today, recently becoming one of the first universities nationally authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to designate graduates as candidates for the 1,000-hour restricted Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate.

Scholar Athlete: Patrick Ford

Offensive lineman Patrick Ford

Former EKU football player and Construction Management alum Patrick Ford has signed an NFL free agent deal with the new York Jets. Ford was a senior for the EKU football team last fall.

OBAP Visits EKU Aviation - July 23-24

OBAP students fly the ALSIM

EKU Aviation hosted 17 students, parents, and program facilitators from OBAP, for two days of presentations and a campus visit in July. OBAP is the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals who focuses their greatest emphasis on preparing young people to realize a successful future and highlight the exciting potential available in aviation.

New FAA Pilot Certification & Qualification Requirements

EKU Aviation Fleet

The following abridged summary of the FAA’s (Federal Aviation Administration) revised requirements to fly as an airline copilot highlights how EKU aviation students are better prepared to meet both the forecasted industry demand for high quality and safe pilots and to meet the more restrictive FAA requirements for a prospective pilot’s first airline job.

Safety Concerns with Hiring Boom and Set Backs of the 1,500 Hour Rule

EKU Aviation Fleet

Now is a good time to be an EKU aviation student. EKU aviation is well positioned to help the industry by providing well trained pilots.

Scholar Athlete: Sean Hagen

Sean Hagen

Construction Management junior Sean Hagen and Communications senior Shaun Ball earned first team All-OVC honors for Colonel Baseball.  They were among six Eastern Kentucky University baseball players who earned recognition for their stellar seasons at the Ohio Valley Conference baseball awards banquet, held on t

Scholar Athlete: Patrick Ford

Patrick Ford #63 (right)

Construction Management graduate Patrick Ford (#63, on right in photo) is one of two football Colonels named to the 2013 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Graphic Communications Management Team Wins Award in Phoenix Challenge

From left are EKU team members Dylan Lakes, Cynthiana; Catherine Thompson, Versa

A team of Eastern Kentucky University Graphic Communications Management students won first place in the research category at the Phoenix Challenge: International Collegiate Flexo Skills Competition on April 27 in San Diego, Calif.

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