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Lamanna Named Fellow to American Society of Civil Engineers

Dr. Tony Lamanna

One great accomplishment leads to another - or so it seems for Dr. Anthony Lamanna, Associate Professor of Construction Management. News of Fellowship election by the American Society of Civil Engineers comes following on the heels of a similar appointment by the American Concrete Institute.

Aviation Management Students Receive Scholarships

Wittman, Schattner and Meredith

Three aviation students were recently selected as recipients of the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives/Southeastern Airport Manager’s Association (SEC-AAAE/SAMA) Scholarship, an award valued at $2,000 per student.

Project Addresses Free-Roaming Horses

Photo of free roaming horse

What do the academic disciplines of sociology, animal studies, agriculture, wildlife management and aviation have in common?

Faculty and students from those respective departments at Eastern Kentucky University are pooling their diverse areas of expertise to address the growing presence of free-roaming herds of horses in rural southeastern Kentucky.

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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