A publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

WKCTC offering walk-in advising for Summer, Fall semesters on Wed. and Thurs. through May 10

Anyone interested in registering for classes at West Kentucky Community and Technical College for the summer and fall semesters can take advantage of walk-in advising each Wednesday and Thursday between April 4 and May 10. The WKCTC advising team and faculty advisors will meet with students to help them through the enrollment process including assistance with building a class schedule, developing...

WKCTC honors area educators at inaugural Regional Educators Awards and Scholarship Program

Dr. Lucian Yates, III, recognized the pressure of being the featured speaker of the inaugural Regional Educators Awards and Scholarship Program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, especially as it was being held on the “Ides of March” – March 15. While the Ides of March may be known for a host of bad events such as the day in Roman times for settling debts and the day...

WKCTC’s Robot Extreme Challenge draws 32 teams and nearly 200 students for annual competition

Nearly 200 students competed for top honors at the fourth annual Robot Extreme Challenge (RCX) held at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. With 32 teams participating in the competition, the most to compete in an RCX tournament at the college, the day’s events were divided into a morning competition for elementary and high school student and an afternoon competition for middle school...

West Kentucky Community and Technical College honors 2017 donors, unveils nine new endowments

Nearly 100 donors, WKCTC students, faculty and staff attended a Donor Recognition Reception at WKCTC January 30 (Photo from WKCTC) This will be a tough weekend for Hickman County’s Greg Godby and his family as February 2 marks the one year anniversary of his wife, Kim’s, death. But he is proud of the scholarship established in her honor that will help students at West Kentucky Community...

WKCTC establishes new awards and scholarship program to honor regions educators

Sometimes they work late hours. Sometimes they use their own money to enhance what they are teaching in their classrooms. Sometimes it’s just the warm smile given on a cold day. West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) has established a new awards and scholarship program to recognize those pre-kindergarten through high school educators, administrators and staff members who have gone...

WKCTC to award more than 1200 degrees, first nursing pins during fall commencement Dec. 11

West Kentucky Community and Technical College will honor more than 1,200 candidates for graduation during a 7 p.m. commencement ceremony December 11 at the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center. For the first time, nursing students will also receive their nursing pins as part of the commencement ceremony. Featured commencement speaker, Allen North, an assistant vice president in the Banking Supervision...

WKCTC invites girls fifth through high school to 2017 Kentucky Girls STEM Conference

Girls in fifth grade through high school are invited to the 2017 Kentucky Girls STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Conference at West Kentucky Community and Technical College November 18. The fun learning experience, which is free and open to the public, will focus on inspiring the students to pursue STEM careers. The event will be held in WKCTC’s Emerging Technology Center...