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Nearly 12,000 students headed to Rupp Arena for STLP State Championship on Thursday

Nearly 12,000 students, educators, volunteers, community members, and parents are expected to converge on Lexington for Kentucky’s annual Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship on Thursday. P-12 students from across the state will show what they know and can do with technology in arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and demonstrate many career-ready...

UK Plaid Project continues to create opportunities for students with internships, part-time employment

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky In the more than 10 years since its inception, the University of Kentucky Plaid Project continues to morph and evolve, and UK students continue to play an integral role in it. A new vendor partnership with Lexington-based Henry Dry Goods has taken the project to a new level with internships and part-time employment for UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment...

New exhibit in Danville explores the world of creative gaming; ‘Gamecraft’ opens March 4

The Community Arts Center announced its newest interactive blockbuster exhibit, Gamecraft: The Art of Video Game Design. Once considered child’s play or a computer programmer’s hobby, video games have evolved into one of the most dynamic art forms today. Exhibit dates are March 4 through April 25.   Gamecraft will provide opportunities for children and adults to explore the full scope of the...

Students get experience in manufacturing career paths at Southside Technical Center

Working in teams, the students keep a calendar and project management log, design and document their process, fill out contracts, and handle other decisions as if they were professionals on the job.   By Tammy L. Lane Fayette County Public Schools     High school students sometimes have no idea what they want to do when they graduate. Hands-on experience in different fields is what one...

NKU student is chasing graphic design dreams with fast-growing clothing line

  By Nancy Curtis Special to KyForward     College is a time for expressing yourself, and one NKU student has found the unique way of expressing himself through creating his own clothing line.   Kendall Ross, a senior visual communication design (graphic design) major, has had a dream since middle school — a dream to make his own clothes. He was constantly drawing out his own...