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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.

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

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.

Lending an EKU Hand in Building Richmond

EKU Construction Management students on site at The Dominion of Richmond

Over the past three semesters EKU Construction management students have had first-hand experience on a local project here in Richmond. Domination of Richmond is a personal care home located in Richmond, KY. The home offers personal care services and memory care to seniors living in the Richmond Area.

2017 Annual Construction Management Awards Banquet

EKU Construction Management graphic

EKU Construction Management faculty and staff hosted the 11th Annual Recognition Banquet on April 20, 2017, to honor outstanding students, as well as those individuals and companies who have demonstrated exemplary service. This year’s reception and dinner was held in Arlington's Mule Barn. EKU President Michael Benson was on hand to greet guests and make opening remarks.

EKU Construction Management Hosts Inaugural Project Warrior Challenge

EKU Challenge Course

EKU's Construction Management program, sponsored by the Association of General Contractors (AGC) of Kentucky, is hosting the inaugural Project Warrior Challenge on May 5, 2017. 

Zhang Receives ASC Regional Teaching Award

Dr. Zhang (right) accepts the ASC Regional Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Chengyi (Charlie) Zhang, Assistant Professor of Construction Management for winning the 2017 Associated Schools of Construction ASC Regional Teaching Award. The award is made annually to untenured or tenure track faculty, with two to six years of teaching experience at an ASC member school.

Lamanna Named Fellow to American Society of Civil Engineers

Dr. Anthony Lamanna

One great accomplishment leads to another - or so it seems for Dr. Anthony Lamanna, Associate Professor of Construction Management. News of Fellowship election by the American Society of Civil Engineers comes following on the heels of a similar appointment by the American Concrete Institute.

Lamanna Elected ACI Fellow

Dr. Anthony Lamanna

Dr. Anthony Lamanna, Associate Professor of Construction Management, has been elected Fellow of the American Concrete Institute. The ACI Fellowship is an international award bestowed upon members who have made significant contributions to the industry. Formal announcement of his election will be made at the ACI Spring 2017 Concrete Convention and Exposition in Detroit in March.

Students and Faculty Attend 2016 AGCKY Annual Meeting

Construction Management students with Dr. Charlie Zhang (center)

EKU Construction Management students and faculty attended 2016 Associated General Contractors of Kentucky (AGCKY) annual meeting at The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky., on November 11, 2016.

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