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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.

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.

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