August 2013

Aviation Program Partners with Institute for Aerospace Education

EKU Aviation Fleet

Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with The Institute for Aerospace Education (IAE), a premier consortium of high schools in Kentucky and bordering states that offer students seven different aerospace courses of studies.

Aviation Program Flying Even Higher with Recent Curriculum Changes

EKU Aviation Fleet

Eastern Kentucky University’s Aviation Program is flying even higher today, recently becoming one of the first universities nationally authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to designate graduates as candidates for the 1,000-hour restricted Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate.

EIEA Finalists Named

Reserve your space at this year's EIEA luncheon

Twelve small business owners and nonprofit organizations in Eastern and Southern Kentucky have been selected as finalists in the 2013 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program for their efforts to grow the region’s economy.

Regional Workshops Focus on Exporting Products and Services

WTC banner

Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with the World Trade Center Kentucky along with targeted business and governmental agencies to present a series of workshops aimed at helping central and southeastern Kentucky business owners and entrepreneurs realize the potential in exporting their products and services.

MMIB Welcomes New Faculty

l-r: Fore, Polin, Boutin, Dust, and Hood

EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to welcome five faculty members for the Fall 2013 semester.


Holbrook Named Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient

Dr. Jack Dyer and Dr. Mary Beth Holbrook

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Tenth Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2012-13 is Dr. Mary Beth Holbrook, Assistant Professor of Accounting.


Scholar Athlete: Ashley Edmond

Ashley Edmond

EKU public relations senior Ashley Edmond was selected to the 2013 Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference volleyball team the league announced today.

The Colonels were picked to finish fifth in the East Division by head coaches and sports information contacts within the league.

Scholar Athlete: Patrick Ford

Offensive lineman Patrick Ford

Former EKU football player and Construction Management alum Patrick Ford has signed an NFL free agent deal with the new York Jets. Ford was a senior for the EKU football team last fall.

Scholar Athlete: Lauren Fant

Lauren Fant

Accounting major Lauren Fant is among a trio of 2012 first team All-OVC performers who will attempt to lead Eastern to its first-ever conference title this fall. The Eastern Kentucky University women's soccer team has been picked by league coaches and sports information directors to finish fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference this season.

Looking for an academic major?

EKU students in the Library Academic Commons

EKU's College of Business and Technology is offering new undergraduate program options designed to meet today's rapidly changing career fields. Beginning Fall 2013, four new major options will be accepting students: