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Governor Hosts Cookout Featuring Kentucky Beef

Governor's cookout on the Capitol Lawn in Frankfort

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin showed his support for local beef farmers with a Cookout at the Capitol. 

EKU Farm Director Justin McKinney joined Governor Bevin and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles on May 2nd as they fired up the grill. Kentucky ground beef patties were grilled on the Kentucky State Capitol lawn and then served to capitol goers and invited guests.

Baker Earns First MS in Agriculture

Megan Baker is hooded by Graduate Dean Jerry Pogatshnik

EKU's School of Applied Sciences and Technology awarded 16 Master of Science degrees at the 2018 spring graduation ceremonies for the College of Business and Technology. And, the very first Masters with a concentration in Agriculture Operations and Management was awarded to Ms. Megan Marie Baker of Richmond.

Zhang Recognized by International Construction Honor Society

Dr. Zhang (right) accepts the award

EKU's Charlie Zhang has been inducted into Sigma Lambda Chi International Construction Honor Society. Dr. Charlie Zhang accepted honorary member status at a formal induction ceremony during the 2018 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) National Conference held recently in Minneapolis. 

Prof, Student Win National Aviation Award

Kyle Knezevich, left, and Cameron Sidor

A faculty member and student from Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent aviation program recently earned a national award for a project aimed at enhancing airport safety.

Skies Open for EKU Aviation Grads

Airplane stock image

Luke Easley, from the EKU Class of 2016, always wanted to be a pilot. As a kid, he mapped out major cities on his family’s Stamping Ground, Kentucky, farm. Countless hours were spent soaring his toy jetliners over a pretend map of the world that spanned several acres.

Aviation Major Flying High on "Kids' Chance"

Chandler Osborne

For Chandler Osborne, a senior aviation major at Eastern Kentucky University, defying the odds runs in the family.

Meadowbrook Farms helps bring Kentucky beef into local Kroger stores

photo of locally raised Kentucky beef package

On March 20, 2018, National Agriculture Day, the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy joined Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, Beef Solutions, LLC and Kroger today to mark the launch of Kentucky Cattlemen’s ground beef available at select Kentucky Kroger locations.

Horticulture Club takes their Skills to Competition

EKU students at the NALP competition over 2018 Spring Break

This spring break from March 14-17 EKU’s Horticulture club joined over 700 students from many different colleges to show off their skills in real-world competitive events as well as network with top companies at the largest career fair in the industry - the National Landscape Competition (NCLC) hosted by National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and Alamance Community college

Haning Named 2018 AET Distinguished Senior

Ms. Haley Jo Haning has been named the 2018 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology. She will be honored during a presentation in April at the Applied Engineering and Technology College to Careers Conference.

The student is selected based on superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character and services to EKU.

AET Hosts 2018 TSA Regionals

Dr. Field (far left) helps TSA students with the dragster competition

On Friday, February 23, 2018 the Department of Applied Engineering & Technology (AE&T), within the College of Business & Technology (CB&T), hosted the annual Technology Student Association (TSA) Regional competitions for middle- and high-school students in the Central Kentucky region.

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