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KCTCS colleges partner with Metalsa for registered apprenticeships in effort to build, maintain workforce

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is the largest provider of workforce education in Kentucky and has partnerships with businesses across the Commonwealth. One of the longest standing partnerships is with Metalsa Structural Products, which has registered apprenticeship programs with Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC)....

Central Kentucky Community Foundation to host groundbreaking ceremony for Home of Philanthropy

Central Kentucky Community Foundation ahs announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Home of Philanthropy will be Friday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m., located at 200 Jim Owen Drive in Elizabethtown. CKCF serves a 9-county region which includes Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties. The Home of Philanthropy will be a place for nonprofits, businesses,...

25th Annual Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium will address ‘Trauma Through the Eyes of Youth’

A series of speakers will relate how tragedy and crisis in their youth affected their lives in the 25th annual Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium on Friday at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC). “A serious accident on the farm, in the home, or on the road can leave physical and psychological scars that can last a lifetime,” Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said. “As we...

Central Ky. Community Foundation, Elizabethtown Community College announce strategic partnership

Central Kentucky Community Foundation and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College announce a new strategic partnership that will strengthen higher education and better position our region for continued growth. The announcement was made this week by President and CEO of CKCF, Davette B. Swiney; and President and CEO of ECTC, Dr. Juston Pate. “We are excited to work together with ECTC, and what...

New CPE leadership institute for underrepresented minority faculty celebrates inaugural graduation

The Council on Postsecondary Education’s new leadership institute for underrepresented minority faculty graduated its inaugural cohort last week during a Council meeting at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The purpose of the Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI) is to develop more campus leaders among early career, underrepresented minority faculty who aspire to leadership...