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EKU in Top 5 Best Online Construction Management Masters Programs

Best Online Colleges graphic Releases 2015-2016 Ranking for Best Online Construction Management Programs (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

Student sets up surveying equipment

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.

Patrick McCowan named 2015 Distinguished Alum

Patrick McCowan

EKU's Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, along with the School of Applied Arts and Technology, is pleased to announce that Mr. Patrick McCowan has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2015.

Should Your Project Managers Have a Masters Degree in Construction Management?

In order to believe that a master’s degree is valuable, you have to accept the idea that continuing education is vital to your organization and the greater good of the construction world.

Student Spotlight: Quentin Miles

This week’s spotlight student is Quentin Miles. Quentin is a 20-year-old junior from Saint Francis, Ky., where his parents, Chris and Lea, still reside.

Quentin is a Construction Management major and is an active SCA (Student Contractor’s Association) member. Quentin chose this major because he has always been interested in the construction process.

Student Spotlight: Jeanne Ann Kelly

Jeanne Ann Kelly

This week's spotlight student is Jeanne Ann Kelly.

Jeanne is from Glasgow, Ky., where her wonderful parents Kevin and Ann Kelly still live. She is a sophomore here at Eastern Kentucky University majoring in Construction Management. Jeanne is also a Pledge for Alpha Phi Omega, a member of Toastmaster, and an intern at Amteck of Kentucky.

Master's Degree Program in Construction Management Now Fully Online

EKU Construction Management graphic

Eastern Kentucky University will offer a 100 percent online master’s degree in construction management for fall 2014.

The program, designed to serve current industry professionals, can be completed in as little as 18 months and is unique in that it offers an avenue of advancement for individuals from across the industry spectrum.

Scholar Athlete: Sean Hagen

Sean Hagan

Construction Management major Sean Hagen is one of 15 semifinalists for the 2014 Johnny Bench Award, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced recently. The award is given annually to the top NCAA Division I catcher. Hagen is a senior from Reading, Pa.

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