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100% of EKU Agriculture Students Applying to Vet School Have Been Accepted

(L to R) Dr. Laurie Rincker, Alexandra Zilliox, Stacy Thacker, Kevin Pettit

Three students majoring in the Pre-Veterinary Medicine program applied for admission to Auburn University College of  Veterinary Medicine for the Fall 2012 semester.  Stacy Thacker, a junior from Lancaster, KY., Alexandra Zilliox, a junior from Cold Spring, KY., and Kevin Pettit, a senior from Stanford, KY.,  have been accepted and will begin the professional degree

AG selects Lorrie West as 2012 distinguished alum

l-r: Lorrie West, Ed Davis, Nan Campbell

EKU's Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that Ms. Lorrie West has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2012.

Ms. West was honored during a presentation on Friday, March 30, 2012, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

Writer Gains New Experiences at Meadowbrook Farm

Stateland Dairy at Meadowbrook Farm

Cari Tretina, a reporter with the Eastern Progress, visited Meadowbrook Farm and participated in Dr. Laurie Rincker's Reproduction and Artificial Insemination class. "My Turn: Cari Tretina" reflects on her experiences.


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Settimi Featured in "Across Kentucky"

Dr. John Settimi

EKU Department of Agriculture Chair, Dr. John Settimi is featured in this segment of "Across Kentucky" - produced by Kentucky Farm Bureau, Voice of Kentucky Agriculture.

EKU' s Greener Pastures

 Agriculture students have many hands-on learning opportunities

The Eastern Progress | By Adam Turner

As far as potential majors go, the possibilities seem endless at Eastern.

One quick scroll through a course catalog will reveal a huge variety of choices, from the ordinary (English, mathematics) to the less common (aviation, sports management).

Senior's Poster Takes First Place at National Honors Council Conference

Nan Campbell, right, accepts congratulations from EKU Honors Program Director Dr

Eastern Kentucky University senior Nan Campbell, of Elizabethtown, earned a first-place award at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference for her poster.

Galliers earns vet degree

A.B. Carter Building

Auburn, Ala. – Emily Galliers of Richmond recently earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2011.

Focus on Scholarship: Dr. Bruce Pratt

Photo of CRAFT Center building

The research of Dr. Bruce Pratt, director of the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (also known as CRAFT) and a professor in the Department of Agriculture, is focused on biofuel and the work that is going on at CRAFT.

AG selects Chris Hornsby as 2011 distinguished alum

l-r: Nicole Logsdon, Chris Hornsby, Dean Bob Rogow

EKU's Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that Mr. Chris Hornsby has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2011.

Mr. Hornsby was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 1, 2011, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

EKU Student Assists NASA, Combines Love for Nature with Idealism

Nan Campbell

Nan Campbell could never have imagined a few years ago that she would spend a summer tending the Smithsonian gardens and become a beekeeper even before she turned 21.

Neither could she have predicted that she would wind up at Eastern Kentucky University, from which her father and two siblings graduated. Not that they would dissuade her, but she wanted to forge her own path.

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