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February 2017

Grad Endures Hardships to Find Success

Devella Setffen

Life was never easy for Devella Steffen.

She grew up in government housing in Richmond, her family relying on food stamps that often went toward chicken pot pies, a dish she decries to this day.

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2017 TSA Regionals Hosted by AET

TSA competition students

On Friday, February 24, 2017 the Department of Applied Engineering & Technology (AET) hosted the annual Technology Student Association (TSA) Regional competitions for middle- and high-school students. This year, a record breaking number of students registered for various technology oriented competitive events.

Faculty Focus: Dennis Field

Dr. Dennis Field

This series highlights outstanding faculty, up close and personal, from one of the College's program areas. This edition features Dr. Dennis Field, professor and program coordinator of Applied Engineering Management (AEM) at EKU.

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

Wittman, Schattner and Meredith

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.

Project Addresses Free-Roaming Horses

Photo of free roaming horse

What do the academic disciplines of sociology, animal studies, agriculture, wildlife management and aviation have in common?

Faculty and students from those respective departments at Eastern Kentucky University are pooling their diverse areas of expertise to address the growing presence of free-roaming herds of horses in rural southeastern Kentucky.

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