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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...

Time for ‘spring cleaning’ of your financial household as well; Governor declares Financial Literacy Month

With the change in seasons, people often focus on “spring cleaning” around the house. The state Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) urges consumers to consider “spring cleaning” their household finances as well.   Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation declaring April to be Financial Literacy Month. In it, the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition, in which DFI is a partner, has pledged...