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Different Pathways, Common Interest

From left: Megan Petersen and Tori Cassidy

EKU has a mix of many different students with many different pasts, but a common interest and similar goals bring our students together. Two of EKU’s Agriculture students, Megan Petersen and Victoria Cassidy are proof of that.

Students get hands-on farm experience

Children and teachers enjoy a hayride during 4-H Farm Days (Critley King/The Reg

University Farms rolled out the red carpet for nearly 1,000 third graders from the Central Kentucky region last week with a 'Day at the Farm'. Given the number of visitors and high level of interest, the event took place at the Madison County Fairgrounds. Read more...

DTA Honor Society Initiates EKU Agriculture Students

2017 Delta Tau Alpha inductees

EKU's Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the fall 2017 new initiates into Delta Tau Alpha, an honorary society for agriculture students. The initiation ceremony was held Wednesday, September 20, at the A.B. Carter Building.

EKU Aviation to Host Annual Career Day, April 2018

Aviation 2017 Career Day

Save the date! EKU Aviation is pleased to announce its 2018 Annual  Career Day.

New Aviators Welcomed to EKU Aviation

New Professional Flight students pose with EKU Top Hawk aircraft

EKU Aviation welcomed new Professional Flight students to the program with a picnic lunch at the airport. Flight instructors, faculty and staff hosted new students on Saturday at the Central Kentucky Regional Airport (KRGA), which is managed by the University.

Student Focus: Ethan Youngblood

Ethan Youngblood

Freshman Flying High after Brain Surgery

From the throes of brain surgery to the thrills of the cockpit, Eastern Kentucky University student Ethan Youngblood is soaring to new heights – literally and figuratively.

Lending an EKU Hand in Building Richmond

EKU Construction Management students on site at The Dominion of Richmond

Over the past three semesters EKU Construction management students have had first-hand experience on a local project here in Richmond. Domination of Richmond is a personal care home located in Richmond, KY. The home offers personal care services and memory care to seniors living in the Richmond Area.

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.

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