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Alltech Young Scientist award winners
hope to make ‘a world of difference’


Two university students received awards in the 10th annual Alltech Young Scientist program, the largest global contest of its kind that rewards scientific genius and experimental application in agri-science. Students were challenged to submit research studies that demonstrate a keen …

‘Jump Start’ program at SCC offers chance for new students to improve skills at no cost


Students graduating from high school in 2015 and planning to attend Somerset Community College in the fall, as well as adults who have a high school diploma or GED, have the opportunity to brush up on reading skills and earn …

New UK certification program targets
wine, brewing and distilling industries


For several years, University of Kentucky students have been able to take classes related to the wine, beer and distilled spirits industries. Now, those courses will come together into a cohesive undergraduate certification program that will prepare students for careers …

UK’s body bequeathal program to be overhauled after audit finds shortcomings


  The University of Kentucky’s body bequeathal program will be overhauled, including a transition to third-party administrator to manage it, following a comprehensive audit, President Eli Capilouto announced.   “I want to apologize on behalf of the entire UK community …

Four Transylvanians head to Asia after earning Fulbright English Teaching grants


  Three graduating Transylvania University seniors and one alumna will travel to Asia in the fall to teach English through grants from the highly competitive Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program.   Thomas Amburn from Fisherville, will travel to Thailand; Courtney …

ACL injury closes door on basketball career for Centre’s Nunnelly, but opens another


Nick Nunnelly came to Centre College with a dream of playing college basketball, but after an ACL injury his sophomore year derailed his basketball career, he found himself contributing to Centre’s athletic teams in a way he never would have …

Twitter challenge prompts EKU’s Benson
to preside over makeshift graduation for one


  Last winter, he shoveled nearly a foot of snow off a student’s driveway in Berea after that student challenged him on Twitter to make it possible for him to attend class the next morning.   This past weekend, Eastern …

SEC Enrollment Management Conference discusses issues, challenges, opportunities


How does financial aid work and what are the challenges in explaining the process to families? How do universities ensure that primary and secondary educational curricula are aligned with admission requirements? What are the importance of social media and branding …

Morehead State’s College of Business names Markwell 2015 ‘Distinguished Alumni’ winner


Dan Markwell was honored as the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award during Morehead State University’s College of Business and Public Affairs Honors Banquet.   “I was thrilled when the faculty selected Dan as this year’s recipient,” said Bob …

KCTCS names Williams new president of Owensboro Community and Technical College


Scott Williams is the next president of Owensboro Community and Technical College, announced Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box.   Williams has 15 years of experience at OCTC and is currently the vice president of academic affairs …