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BCTC’s North American Racing Academy receives grant from Thoroughbred Charities

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  Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s North American Racing Academy (BCTC-NARA) has received a $5,000 grant from Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA).   These funds will help offset daily care costs related to the care of 15-18 Thoroughbreds that live …

New shared use path at Arboretum connects commuters to UK campus, city of Lexington

    A new shared use path opened today at the Arboretum in Lexington, connecting bicyclists and pedestrians from south Lexington neighborhoods to campus and downtown.   Located on the western edge of the Arboretum Woods, the path links Shady …

Husband honors late wife, her dedication to education with scholarship at Lindsey Wilson

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  Lois Cooper Shepherd dedicated her life to educating Kentucky children.   And now a Lindsey Wilson College endowed scholarship named in her memory will help educate future teachers for the commonwealth.   The Lois Cooper Shepherd Endowed Scholarship will …

Good at scavenger hunts? Win free classes from SCC at the geo’cash’ing event Aug. 4-14

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  Somerset Community College is giving away 50 free classes, but there’s a catch… you have to find them.   In celebration of SCC’s 50th anniversary, the college is giving away 50 free three-credit-hour classes. These classes can be used …

Campbellsville’s Somerset Communication Institute for high school students a success

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The Somerset Summer Communication Institute was a success with a general communication course for high school students.   H. Keith Spears, vice president for graduate and professional studies, taught the course. “This was an opportunity for students to gain college …

CU is one of 42 campuses selected to take
part in new Consortium on Digital Resources

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Campbellsville University’s president Dr. Michael V. Carter announced that the university is one of a select group of 42 institutions nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in a Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research. …

Transy hosting national liberal arts seminar featuring university administration, faculty

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Transylvania University this week will continue its national conversation about liberal arts colleges through a seminar called Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept.   The Transylvania Seminar will include 22 faculty participants from schools as far away as Middlebury …

Biblical text from ancient Hebrew scroll revealed with help of UK professor, students

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    By Whitney Harder Special to KyForward   A “virtual unwrapping tool” created by University of Kentucky’s Brent Seales and a team of students has helped make it possible to read parts of a scroll that is at least …

Student loan forgiveness program aimed
at attracting dentists to Eastern Kentucky

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Government, public health and university officials today announced a new dentist recruitment program aimed at promoting sustained oral health and well-being in Eastern Kentucky.   The loan forgiveness program is supported by $500,000 in state funds and is available for …

Berea College receives NEA grant to help ‘transform’ communities in Eastern Kentucky

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Berea College has received a National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town award of $100,000 to support “creative placemaking” projects in Eastern Kentucky communities. Such projects are designed to help “transform communities into lively, beautiful and resilient places with the …