Inside Look

CM Students Explore Professional Opportunities

EKU Construction Management students tour EKU's New Case Dining Hall

Exploring is nothing new for EKU's Construction Management students. Every semester, faculty arrange a number of activities to enhance classroom learning. Dr. Charlie Zhang, CM Assistant Professor explains, "Hands-on construction experience is critical to students.

Business Prof Teams with Mitchell Scholar

Dr. Marcel Robles and Tyler Swafford

More than 3,600 miles separate Kentucky and Ireland, but an Eastern Kentucky University business professor and one of her recent star pupils bridged the gap and raised EKU’s profile on the Emerald Isle recently.

Senior Finds Hope, Home in Agriculture

Shawn Dore

Actor Kevin Conroy once said: “Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one’s journey is easy. It’s how they handle it that makes them unique.” If that’s the case, Eastern Kentucky University senior Shawn Dore is unlike any other.

Senior to Present at National Conference

Tessa Aminetzah

International Business senior Tessa Aminetzah has been chosen to represent SAM’s manuscript titled, “TeamUp, Connecting Innovation across Industry Borders” in a presentation at the Academy of Business Research Conference on November 1-3, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas.

Biz-Tec Blast Returns to CBT Homecoming Tailgate

Colonel's Battalion Cadets enjoy Biz-Tec Blast

Biz-Tec Blast ice cream has become a Homecoming tradition for CBT. As soon Mad Scoops puts up their giant inflatable balloon, it does not take long for a steady stream of excited Homecoming fans find their way to a "Little Taste of Eastern" with CBT's special blend of Biz-Tec Blast.

Prof Tells Life Story in Autobiography

Faridah Awang (photo by Carsen Bryant)

She came from a poor family in rural Malaysia that often struggled to put food on the table.

Her parents divorced when she was 2, and she was raised by a grandmother who had no formal education.

Colonel Contracting Competes at 2017 ASC Conference

EKU Colonel Contracting team with advisor Dr. Charlie Zhang (far right)

Colonel Contracting, EKU's construction management team, competed at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 3 Conference in Downers Grove, Ill., October 18-21, 2017.

Focus on Construction Management

Mural in EKU's Construction Management suite

Students interested in receiving a construction management degree at the highest quality institution should look no further than Eastern Kentucky University’s Construction Management (CM) program.  In addition to a state-of-the art facility, jobs galore, and a range of opportunities post-graduation, the CM program boasts four highly qualified, involved, passionate faculty members - D

Different Pathways, Common Interest

From left: Megan Petersen and Tori Cassidy

EKU has a mix of many different students with many different pasts, but a common interest and similar goals bring our students together. Two of EKU’s Agriculture students, Megan Petersen and Victoria Cassidy are proof of that.

Golfing for a Special Cause

L-r: Jason Eberle, Phillip Webb, Scott Web, and Tom Pendergrass

On October 20, the alumni of the PGA Golf Management program, staff, and students at EKU hosted a tournament for a very important cause in the John Hines Classic. Seventy-six people played on 19 teams in a four person scramble to raise money for The ALS Association. John Hines is the head golf professional at the University Club at Arlington where the tournament was held.