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Dr. Dwayne Mack appointed vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at Berea College

Dr. Dwayne Mack has been appointed vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at Berea College, effective July 1. Mack has been with Berea since 2003 and has taught American history, African American history and general studies. He currently serves as professor of history and the Carter G. Woodson Chair in African American history. Mack brings to the position a wealth of knowledge from research...

Kentucky Foundation for Women to honor Paducah’s Betty Dobson with 2018 Sallie Bingham Award

The Kentucky Foundation for Women announced Betty Dobson has been named winner of the 2018 Sallie Bingham Award. The award will be given at the foundation’s annual celebration of community, KFW Day, on Sunday, September 23th at Hopscotch House. Dobson was selected for her tireless work preserving and interpreting African American history at the Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah. Dobson co-founded the...