Inside Look

Student Speaker: Care Key to Education

Ted Herr

As an agriculture student, Theodore Herr knows the importance of care to grow a successful crop. First, you must ensure you are planting your seeds in conditions that enable growth. You must make sure their roots are firmly stationed in the ground, and most importantly you must consistently tend to the crop, tailoring to its needs, and cultivating it to be the best it can be.

Meadowbrook Welcomes Kentucky School for the Deaf FFA

Farm Director Justin McKinney (far right) with KSD campers

EKU's Meadowbrook Farm welcomed students from Kentucky's School for the Deaf FFA to "Ag Camp 2017". Campers toured the farm and learned about EKU's agriculture and horticulture programs.

Farm Director Justin McKinney hosted the group with the help of KSD interpreters and EKU Farm staff.

In Class or atop Tractor, Spring Grad Shines

Brooke Darnell atop her tractor 'Red Scorpion'

Whether she’s acing another test or elbow deep in tractor grease, Eastern Kentucky University Spring 2017 graduate Brooke Darnell knows the value of hard work.

Varied Experiences Propel Award-Winner

Julia Barney at December 2016 CBT Convocation Ceremonies

It was the day after her oldest sister’s wedding. Julia Niemann Barney was packing her Ford Focus, leaving barely enough room for herself, about to embark on a two-hour drive from Oldham County to Eastern Kentucky University and her freshman year.

Masters Candidates Celebrated with Special Hooding Ceremony

Masters Candidates prepare for commencement ceremony

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology celebrates spring 2017 graduates. The department is pleased to announce that 15 students have completed their Master's program in Applied Engineering and Technology Management.

Colonel's Battalion Commissions Spring Graduates

Spring 2017 ROTC newly commissioned officers

In time-honored tradition, the Colonel's Battalion formally commissioned new officers at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Cadets were formally commissioned in a ceremony with family and friends on Thursday, May 11, in O'Donnell Hall of EKU's Whitlock Building.

EKU Aviation Students Attend SEC-AAAE Conference

EKU Aviation students attend the SEC-AAAE Conference

EKU Aviation students recently attended the 2017 Annual Southeast Chapter Conference of the American Association of Airport Executives held in Knoxville, Tenn., from April 23-25, 2017. Attendees include: Dustin Wittman, Nate Schattner, Maggie Smith, Tyler Meredith, Jennifer Chilton, Jacob Pierce, Adam Ackerman, Cameron Sidor, Rebecca Schmid, Justin Graham, Samuel Cleary, and Mike Smith.

New Meadowbrook Facility "Best of All"

Meadowbrook beef handling facility photo

Standing in the middle of the new beef handling facility at Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm, Mark Deesing said he has seen “about a dozen” university-based beef cattle handling facilities designed by his renowned colleague, Temple Grandin.

2017 Annual Construction Management Awards Banquet

EKU Construction Management graphic

EKU Construction Management faculty and staff hosted the 11th Annual Recognition Banquet on April 20, 2017, to honor outstanding students, as well as those individuals and companies who have demonstrated exemplary service. This year’s reception and dinner was held in Arlington's Mule Barn.

Beef Handling Facility Ribbon Cutting & Open House, April 21st

Drawing of beef cattle

EKU's new state-of-the-art beef handling facility designed by Temple Grandin and her colleague, Mark Deesing, will be officially dedicated this week. The ceremony is set for Friday, April 21, at 1 p.m. at Meadowbrook Farm, followed by an open house and guided tours.

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