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Sinnett Joins EKU Aviation Team

Dennis Sinnett

EKU Aviation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Sinnett as the new Aviation Program Coordinator. He succeeds Mr. Ralph Gibbs, who has directed the program for the past five years. Sinnett is a native of Annapolis, Md., and graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Childhood Dream Takes Flight

Horace Hunter

It’s not every five-year-old who already knows what he wants to do with his life, and then spends the next 15 years following through on his dream.

But that’s what happened after young Horace Hunter took an international flight to visit his grandparents in Japan.

Masters Candidates Hooded at Fall Graduation

Photo of faculty and students at graduation

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology is pleased to announce that 13 students have completed their Master's program in Applied Engineering and Technology Management.

Partnership Provides Scholarships

Officials at Taylor County Schools to sign agreement

Two students from Taylor County High School will soon be named Murakami Scholars, thanks to a new agreement between Eastern Kentucky University, Murakami Manufacturing and Taylor County Schools.

Lamanna Elected ACI Fellow

Dr. Tony Lamanna

Dr. Anthony Lamanna, Associate Professor of Construction Management, has been elected Fellow of the American Concrete Institute. The ACI Fellowship is an international award bestowed upon members who have made significant contributions to the industry. Formal announcement of his election will be made at the ACI Spring 2017 Concrete Convention and Exposition in Detroit in March.

Aviation Program Named Top Hawk Partner

Top Hawk Cessna graphic

Christmas came early for the aviation program at Eastern Kentucky University.

AG Sophomore Wins World AQHA Championship

Larken Jones on Excitabull Lady

EKU Pre-Vet sophomore Larken Jones brought home the hardware from the 2016 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show held Nov. 3-19. Jones and her mare Excitabull Lady traveled from Berea, Ky., to Oklahoma City, Okla., to become the 2016 Amateur Stake Race World Champion.

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Students and Faculty Attend 2016 AGCKY Annual Meeting

EKU Construction Management team at the AGCKY annual meeting

EKU Construction Management students and faculty attended 2016 Associated General Contractors of Kentucky (AGCKY) annual meeting at The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky., on November 11, 2016. At the Annual Meeting, students and faculty had the opportunity to hear first-hand from construction industry leaders.

Aviation Students Visit Washington, D.C.

EKU students in Washington, DC

A group of six aviation students from the EKU Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) traveled to Washington D.C. November 11-13 to visit Dulles International Airport, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, and the National Mall.

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EKU Agriculture Ambassadors Represent Colonels at National FFA Career Expo

EKU AG Ambassadors

EKU's Agriculture Ambassadors traveled to Indianapolis to represent the Colonels at the 2016-17 National FFA Career Show and Collegiate Expo. The 89th annual event, held October 19-22, draws thousands of high school students from across the nation interested in careers in agriculture.

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