University News

Aviation Program Flying High across Kentucky

photo of Benson, Adkins at airport

Eastern Kentucky University’s aviation program continues to write its name in the skies above the Commonwealth.

On Jan. 28, University officials met with representatives of Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) to discuss a 2+2 partnership to offer ACTC students a degree in aviation through EKU’s highly accredited program.

Professor Wins Colombia's Highest Honor for Excellence in Literature

Growing up on a farm in the Amazon jungle in Colombia, Manuel Cortes-Castaneda was surrounded by horses, which he often rode into town with his large family, and other wild animals. He vividly recalls his father reading “Arabian Nights” at bedtime and even at a young age developed a love for hearing, reading and eventually writing poetry.