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Construction Management Program Earns ACCE Re-accreditation

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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

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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.

EKU Aviation Team Participates in Flugtag

Aviation students work on the Millenial Falcon

The Millennial Falcon takes flight in Louisville!

EKU Aviation assistant professor Joe Marthaler and his student team are designing the aircraft for its August 27th launch at Red Bull Flugtag 2016.  Team crew members are:

EKU Red Barn Garden begins campus delivery

HORT students work the Red Barn Garden tent

EKU's Red Barn Garden is now offering campus deliveries!

With their new "From Farm to Office" program, campus grown fruits and vegetables can be delivered directly to offices on EKU's Richmond campus.

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