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Construction Students Compete at ASC Conference

l-r: Jones, McAlmond, Sowder, Edwards, Parrett and Leiter

EKU Construction fielded a team of six students and one faculty advisor at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 3 Conference in Downers Grove, Ill., October 12-15, 2016. As one of the member schools in ASC Region 3, the team competed with ten other universities including Ohio State, Cal Poly, Ball State and Eastern Michigan in the ASC Pre-Construction Competition.

CM Students Lace up their Sneakers for the 2016 Homecoming 5K

EKU Construction Management 2016 Homecoming 5K Team with President Benson

Construction Management students laced up their sneakers for a run with the Prez in the 2016 Homecoming 5k. The 39th Annual event led EKU's Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 22nd, finishing on the field at Roy Kidd Stadium. 

Construction Management Program Earns ACCE Re-accreditation

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The Board of Trustees of the American Council for Construction Education announces the renewal of accreditation of the Construction Management Program at Eastern Kentucky University.  The Program has maintained the stringent standards of ACCE, and has proven to the Board, through a visiting team of its peers and industry practitioners, that the program is worthy of reaccreditation.

Construction Management Hosts its 10th Annual Recognition Banquet

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EKU Construction Management faculty and staff hosted the 10th Annual Recognition Banquet on April 2, 2016, 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.

Zeta II Chapter of Sigma Lambda Chai Reactivated

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The Zeta II chapter of Sigma Lambda Chi honor society is proud to announce its recent reactivation as the construction honor society in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Anthony J. Lamanna will act as the advisor to the four newly installed members. Installed members were seniors Kenneth Hostrander (Maine, NY), L.

Construction Management Faculty Win EKU Campus Challenge Competition

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A proposal to involve all Eastern Kentucky University students in public service has captured the top prize in the University’s first Campus Challenge competition.

EKU in Top 5 Best Online Construction Management Masters Programs

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AffordableCollegesOnline.org Releases 2015-2016 Ranking for Best Online Construction Management Programs

AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online), a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information, has released its third annual ranking for the 2015-2016 Best Online Construction Management Programs with EKU's program in the top five.

Construction Management Students Collaborate with Central KY Regional Airport

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For years, EKU has been developing a unique partnership with the Madison County Airport (soon to become the Central KY Regional Airport).  Dr. Bryan Dyer’s Construction Surveying (CON 320) class participated in a work-learn project that gave them real-life, on-the-job experience.

Should Employers Pay for the Continued Education of Project Managers?

Why would you as an employer want to pay for the continuing education of your project managers? What value does continuing education bring to your company? These are common questions for construction business owners that are assessing the value of paying for an employee’s graduate education.

EKU Construction Management 2014 Awards Banquet

EKU Construction Management 2014 Awards Banquet

Eastern hosted the its 9th Annual Construction Management Recognition Banquet on April 23, 2015, 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.

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