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.

Mock Trial Team Captures Title in Windy City Invitational

Mock Trial Team photo

The Eastern Kentucky University Mock Trial Team continued its stellar season with a first-place finish in the Windy City Invitational, hosted by Northwestern University Jan. 17-18 in Chicago.

EKU compiled a 6-1-1 record in the 28-team event, finishing immediately ahead of its regional rivals, the University of Cincinnati and Bellarmine University.