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Interested in Being the Student Speaker at CBT Graduation?

Caroline Stuhr, Spring 2019

We are happy to announce that the College of Business and Technology (CBT) is offering a $250 stipend to a graduating student to develop and give a speech at the Fall 2019 Graduation Ceremony!

EKU to "Celebrate Agriculture" at the Sept. 28 Football Game

state of Kentucky in gray with words "EKU Celebrate Agriculture" in maroon

Eastern Kentucky University offers many different academic and athletic programs, all unique. In order to high-light one of these unique programs, EKU athletics and the EKU Department of Agriculture are teaming together to host “Celebrate Agriculture Day” at the Colonels’ football game against Tennessee State University on Sept. 28.

Von Gruenigen Announced as 2019 Distinguished Alumna

SaraVard Von Gruenigen and Carla Hagan

EKU's Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that Ms. SaraVard Von Gruenigen has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2019.

The honor is reserved for special alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professions through excellence, dedication, and service.

Ag Student Wins 2019 KY Apprentice Bid Calling Championship

Seth with Bid Calling Championship plague

Seth Hembree, like many EKU students, has unique hobbies and talents outside of his academics. Seth is a junior Agribusiness Management student from Berea, Ky. Seth’s hobby, as well as employment, is in auctioneering. He began in 2016 with Ford Brothers.

EKU to Offer Agriculture Engineering Technology Concentration

Robotic milker

Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, will begin offering a concentration in Agriculture Engineering Technology in the fall 2019 semester.

EKU Agriculture Students Awarded American FFA Degree

Keaton Marcum and Keeley Cooper

On October 27, 2018, Agriculture students Keeley Cooper and Keaton Marcum were recognized at the National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Convention & Expo as candidates for the highest degree achievable in the National FFA Organization.  

Meadowbrook Adds Robotic Milking Facility

Robotic Milking Facility

A new robotic milker at Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm will give students hands-on access to the latest technology and significantly increase milk production.

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