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Technology, tech career opportunities flood Lexington for ‘Undrcvr Lex’ event March 31

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On Tuesday, March 31, students of all ages and recent college graduates are invited to learn more about the opportunities available in technology careers in Lexington.   Because of the sheer amount of technology companies represented, the ‘Undrcvr Lex’ event …

Grant helps non-traditional/adult students earn college credit, pursue higher education

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Adult Kentuckians who are interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.   The maximum award amount is $1,000.   The grants are available to adults at least …

Kentucky higher education institutions partner to provide virtual transfer fair

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Kentucky Community and Technical College System students who wish to transfer their credits or associate degree to a four-year institution will have the opportunity to connect with those institutions, ask questions and better prepare for their future during a Transfer …

Combs named Kentucky’s only New Century Scholar, recognized for hard work, leadership

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Fifty-one community college students from the United States, Canada and American Samoa, including one from Somerset Community College, have been named 2015 New Century Scholars – receiving a total of $100,000 in scholarships.   Berniece Combs, of London, was the …

UofL is first to launch free open access internal medical education lecture series

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    The University of Louisville Department of Medicine has launched what is believed to be the first open-access internal medicine education online community in the United States.   LouisvilleLectures.org provides free evidenced-based medical education lectures that are available to …

USDA partners with UK to establish the national Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center

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  U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and University of Kentucky officials in Lexington today to announce the establishment of the USDA Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center at UK.   The center will use “cutting-edge solutions …

Kentucky college students to participate in Idea State U entrepreneur competition

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Kentucky’s brightest college entrepreneurs have enrolled in a different type of university – one that could turn the next big idea into a full-scale company.   Students from 15 colleges and universities from across the state will participate in the …

Kentucky native, former ‘first daughter’ Pamela Brown to deliver Joe Creason Lecture

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  Pamela Brown, CNN justice correspondent, will deliver the 2015 Joe Creason Lecture in Journalism at at the University of Kentucky April 16. The Creason Lecture is sponsored by the UK School of Journalism and Telecommunications and is free and …

President Box begins state listening tour to find out what KCTCS can do for communities

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Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box began a listening tour with stops at all 16 KCTCS colleges, seeking input for the KCTCS 2016-22 strategic plan.   Throughout March and April, Box will gather feedback on the future …

Transylvania to host U.S. Naturalization Ceremony for around 200 immigrants

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Transylvania University will host a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Ceremony at noon Friday, March 20.   Immigrants from across the world will take the Oath of Allegiance in Haggin Auditorium, completing their path to American citizenship. The ceremony, …