University News

EKU Honors Management Grad Who Is Now Executive with Brown-Forman

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She grew up one of nine children in a blue-collar family.

Higher education was hardly discussed in her Bullitt County home, though certainly the values of hard work and making one’s own breaks in life were instilled. The father retired as a machinist from Reynolds Metal Company, while Mom stayed home to raise eight girls and one boy, born only 15 years apart.

Governor Announces Federal Funding for Campus Sidewalk Project

Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced $557,945 in federal funding for a project at Eastern Kentucky University to expand transportation choices to citizens in that community.

The funding is through the federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). Monies will be used for the Kit Carson Drive to Hall Drive sidewalk connector project.

Master's Degree Program in Construction Management Now Fully Online

Eastern Kentucky University will offer a 100 percent online master’s degree in construction management for fall 2014.

The program, designed to serve current industry professionals, can be completed in as little as 18 months and is unique in that it offers an avenue of advancement for individuals from across the industry spectrum.