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New sustainable and recyclable consumer products brand wins UK Venture Challenge

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  University of Kentucky architecture graduate student Mark Manczyk won the UK Venture Challenge and a $1,500 scholarship with his business idea, “re.3.” Second place and $1,000 went to Phillip Gordon with “Nomad Apparel.” The “FinanceU” team of Michael Lewis …

The 22nd annual Northern Kentucky History Day March 28 includes workshops for all

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The 22nd annual Northern Kentucky Regional History Day will feature a broad range of topics ranging from the Revolutionary War in Kentucky to Covington’s bicentennial, and just about everything in between. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, from …

The steaks are raised: EKU’s All-American gives future champions big hooves to fill

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  It’s usually the sore losers who “have a cow.” At Eastern Kentucky University, the cow was the winner.   One of the Stateland Dairy at Meadowbrook Farm residents has been named honorable mention All-American Cow in the Milking Yearling …

Community colleges partner with EKU, FAA helps make path to Aviation careers easier

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Do you want to fly airplanes? Studies suggest almost 500,000 pilots are going to be needed over the next 20 years.   Eastern Kentucky University now boasts the nation’s first FAA-approved 1,000-hour power, 2+2 degree pathway, and it is easily …

Eight Kentucky universities set to battle in third Alltech Innovation Competition April 11

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In a battle of business savvy, eight universities will go head-to-head with plans to deliver jobs and revitalize the economy in Kentucky.   On April 11, $20,000 in prizes is on the line, with the first place team receiving $10,000 …

Buddhist monk from India to present at Somerset Community College on March 2

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  Tsering Phuntsok, a practicing Buddhist monk, will be a guest speaker at Somerset Community College on Monday, March 2 at noon in the SCC Harold Rogers Student Commons, located at 808 Monticello Street in Somerset.   The presentation will …

Kentucky State University to host 2015 Kentucky Honors Roundtable Feb. 27-28

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Kentucky State University’s Whitney Young School of Honors and Liberal Studies will host the 2015 Kentucky Honors Roundtable on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28.   This unique event gives honors students the opportunity to present research, participate in discussion panels, …

John Winn Miller joins UK as first journalist in residence, hopes to help students succeed

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Experienced journalist John Winn Miller joins the University of Kentucky today as the first journalist in residence in the College of Communication and Information’s School of Journalism and Telecommunications.   The new journalist in residence program was created to give …

Art comes to life in Centre professor’s intensive painting and drawing course

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    Under the guidance and encouragement of faculty, students at Centre College refine their skills and abilities across all disciplines, developing themselves as strong writers, articulate speakers, critical thinkers and, for students of the college’s studio art program, mature …

Tracy named new chancellor of KCTCS, ready to engage others in innovation and leadership

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Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box today announced Dr. Rhonda Tracy has been named KCTCS chancellor effective April 16.   Tracy has been in higher education for more than 25 years and has been a college administrator …