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Construction Students Compete at ASC Conference

CM student team

EKU Construction fielded a team of six students and one faculty advisor at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 3 Conference in Downers Grove, Ill., October 12-15, 2016. As one of the member schools in ASC Region 3, the team competed with ten other universities including Ohio State, Cal Poly, Ball State and Eastern Michigan in the ASC Pre-Construction Competition.

CM Students Lace up their Sneakers for the 2016 Homecoming 5K

CM team at the Homecoming 5K

Construction Management students laced up their sneakers for a run with the Prez in the 2016 Homecoming 5K. The 39th Annual event led EKU's Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 22nd, finishing on the field at Roy Kidd Stadium.

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Construction Management Program Earns ACCE Re-accreditation

ACCE logo

The Board of Trustees of the American Council for Construction Education announces the renewal of accreditation of the Construction Management Program at Eastern Kentucky University.  The Program has maintained the stringent standards of ACCE, and has proven to the Board, through a visiting team of its peers and industry practitioners, that the program is worthy of reaccreditation.

EKU Agriculture & Horticulture Students Host Farm Field Day

AG & HORT students at Farm Field Day

Students from the EKU Agriculture and Horticulture departments hosted the 2016 High School Farm Field Day on Thursday, September 29th.  The event took place at EKU Meadowbrook Farm, where high school students traveled from surrounding counties to see all that EKU’s Ag programs have to offer.

AG Students Selected for National Delta Tau Alpha Leadership

Sydney Klienert and Bethany McKinney

Two EKU chapter officers have been selected to serve the National Delta Tau Alpha agriculture honor society for the 2016-17 year.  Sydney Kleinert, a senior from Clifton, Illinois, and Bethany McKinney, a senior from Mount Vernon, Kentucky, are serving as National DTA President and Secretary, respectively.

EKU Agriculture Now Offers a Master's in Agricultural Operations and Management

AG students in front of the farm silos

Graduates of agriculture and horticulture programs may now pursue a Master’s degree concentration in Agricultural Operations and Management.

This unique program combines hands-on agricultural experience with creative problem solving and agribusiness management.

Red Barn Garden Helps Give Farmers Market Best Year Ever

Baskets of produce from the Red Barn Garden

Location changes, the addition of a “fresh food truck,” a collaboration with the EKU Red Barn Garden and Orchard and increased promotion have combined to make this the best year ever for the Madison County Farmers Market on the EKU campus.

New Cadets 'Jump' Into Colonel's Challenge

Cadets participate in Challenge Course activities

The ROTC Colonel Challenge of 2016 was held at the Challenge Course on August 14-16. New ROTC cadets worked together to complete the ropes course and various exercises, forming new bonds of not only comradery, but also professionalism.

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Look for EKU Agriculture at the FFA 2016 National Convention

Agricultural FFA Education graphic

Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Agriculture programs will be well represented again this year at the 2016 National FFA Career Show and Collegiate Expo. Scheduled for October 19-22, the event will be held in Indianapolis, Ind. And EKU's AG Ambassadors will be there!

2016 Farm Field Day to be held September 29th

AG students pose between corn stalks

Save the Date!

The 2016 Fall Field Day at EKU's Meadowbrook Farm will be on Thursday, September 29th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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