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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.

EKU Voices: Dustin Wittman

Dustin Wittman

Dustin Wittman is an aerospace management major at Eastern Kentucky University. He realized aviation was his passion when he went to his first air show as a child with his family.

“It kind of became a tradition, in Cleveland and later in Albuquerque. I went to air shows every year. I can't think of one that I missed,” Dustin said.

McKinney Featured in Across Kentucky

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This July 25th report features Justin McKinney who has just been named Director of Farms for Eastern Kentucky University. 

McKinney talks about his background at the University of Florida, the value of research and extension, and the facilities at EKU which he says are top notch for ag students in the region.

KY Guard gets new Smartphone APP

National Guard graphic

The Kentucky National Guard now has a smartphone app!

Available for IOS and Android (Search for "Kentucky National Guard") the new app is a handy tool to connect with the KY Guard and get up to the minute information.

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Cadets Participate in International CULP Program

Cadets at CULP site

Each summer, EKU ROTC Colonels Battalion sends cadets overseas for the Culture Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program. For these ROTC cadets, the world became their classroom. This year, two cadets from Eastern participated in the CULP program.

Scholar Athlete: Joshua Minor

Joshua Minor photo

Graduating senior Josh Minor has been inducted into the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society. Minor, from Atlanta, Ga., earned his BS in Agriculture in May.

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BEM Junior Receives Barfield Scholarship

Marisa Hempel

Eastern Kentucky University junior Marisa Hempel, a broadcasting and electronic media major from Berea, is one of five students statewide selected to receive the Kentucky Broadcasters Association’s Harry Barfield Scholarship.

Hempel will receive a $2,500 scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year.

EKU Voices: Darell Robinson

LTC Darell Robinson

It would be quite the feat to find an individual at Eastern Kentucky University more travelled than Lt. Col. Darell Robinson. The Chicago native has been stationed at more than a dozen locations, including Europe, the Middle East and the Far East.

Seven EKU students selected for KPA internships

Seven Eastern Kentucky University students will gain journalism experience this summer at news media outlets across the Commonwealth through the Kentucky Press Association’s summer intern program.

Hosted annually by KPA, the program matches students with member newspapers and news outlets across the state to provide eight-week internships, each supported by a $3,000 stipend.

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