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EKU's Manufacturing Engineering Program Offers Amazing Career Opportunities to Graduates

Manufacturing is booming in the Kentucky. EKU’s bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering places our graduates at the top of the list for jobs in this lucrative sector.

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Many programs in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics provide opportunities for students to learn how to be good stewards to our planet. The Division of Natural Areas oversees three properties that are used for learning and research opportunities as well as community events and recreation.


The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics provides many opportunities for students to work with faculty on research projects. By working with faculty, students acquire skills to prepare them in their chosen fields of study and their careers.

EKU College of STEM Announces First Female Iconic Professor

The College of STEM has recognized Dr. Barbara Ramey, who was previously named Outstanding College Teacher of the Year by EKU and the Kentucky Academy of Science, as an Iconic Professor.


In the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, our faculty members are committed to student success and support in all aspects of their academic career.

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Eastern Kentucky University offers a broad range of degree programs in STEM areas that meet the needs of our students and prepare them for their chosen career or advanced studies.

Our outstanding faculty are committed to student success through excellent instruction, accessibility to students, and other high impact practices such as undergraduate research and hands-on instruction.

Our state-of-the-art Science Building provides laboratory and instructional spaces that are well-suited for engaged and transformative learning and cutting-edge research. Meadowbrook Farm provides students a unique experience to work with livestock and crop enterprises.  It also serves as a learning resource for the agriculture community. Our natural areas at Lilley Cornett Woods, Maywoods, and Taylor Fork Ecological Area provide unparalleled outdoor facilities for environmental research and education.

If you are interested in our programs, email Aida Bermudez at and discover everything we have to offer to prepare you for your future!

Division of Natural Areas


The Division of Natural Areas manages three: Lilley Cornett Woods Appalachian Ecological Research Station, Maywoods Environmental and Educational Laboratory, and Taylor Fork Ecological Area. Each of these areas provide unique experiences for students, local school groups, and the general public.

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Your investment in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics helps us provide quality programs for our students. It also provides financial support to help our students succeed in their chosen fields of study and prepare them for their careers.


Discover Our Teaching & Recreation Areas


Our teaching and recreation areas include a new, state-of-the-art science building, three natural area properties, Meadowbrook Farm, Kentucky State Police Digital Forensics Lab, and Madison County Airport, and more.


Inside Look

Joe Skinner

Good Jobs Guaranteed for EKU Manufacturing Engineering Graduates

“We don’t have enough people in the manufacturing sector,” Tinnell said. It’s the biggest problem he consistently hears from companies across the state. “There is no doubt that 100% of EKU’s manufacturing engineering students will have easy access to internships while pursuing their degree, and then full-time job placement even before they graduate.”


Joe Skinner

Graduate Finds Success in Management Information Systems

Joe Skinner, ’11, joined the workforce immediately after graduation, starting in an information technology leadership program through Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati. In this program, Skinner had the opportunity to work in different positions every six months for two years. After completing the program, he received a job placement as a database administrator for the company and remained in that position for two years. MORE…

Student win top honors and Kentucky Academy of Science

EKU Students Earn Top Rankings for Scientific Research Presentations

Three Eastern Kentucky University students ranked among the top scorers for research presentations given at the Kentucky Academy of Science’s 2022 Annual Meeting in November.

Vernon Stubblefield teaching a class

He's Not Finished Yet: Chemistry Professor Celebrates 50 Years at EKU

In a world where the average worker changes jobs 12 times throughout their lifetime, it is remarkable that someone has served in the same profession and at the same institution for 50 years. Eastern Kentucky University chemistry professor Dr. Vernon Stubblefield is that unique character.