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Murray State, Henderson Community College sign memorandum of agreement to continue partnership

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson and Dr. Jason Warren, president and CEO of Henderson Community College (HCC), met with other representatives from each college last month to sign a new memorandum of agreement to be continued through June 30, 2021. The MOU represents strengthened ties between the two institutions, outlining shared personnel and joint marketing efforts as the Murray...

New student regents elected to serve on Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Student Government Association presidents recently elected two of their fellow presidents to represent students on the KCTCS Board of Regents. Two adult students from the western part of the state were selected. Jacqueline Teehan Jacqueline Teehan, from Henderson Community College (HCC), is stay-at-home mom of five boys. She lives in Sturgis with...

Henderson Community College to host Disney Institute professional development course April 10

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Quality Service, to Henderson on Wednesday, April 10. Sponsored by Henderson Community College, the one-day event will help area professionals begin to examine how they can differentiate their service to become a provider of choice and understand the processes necessary to develop a culture that consistently...

KCTCS Board of Regents receives highest ranking from independent public accounting firm

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Board of Regents received positive results from the organization’s annual independent financial audit for the fiscal year 2015-16. The opinion issued by Crowe Horwarth LLP was an “unmodified opinion,” the highest opinion offered by public accounting firms. KCTCS has received an unmodified opinion every year since its inception in 1998. “We...

Murray State, Hopkinsville Community College partner to offer blended nursing degree program

Murray State University’s School of Nursing and Health Professions now offers a blended Bachelor of Science in Nursing program through a partnership with Hopkinsville Community College. The agreement, which was signed earlier this summer, has been implemented for the current fall semester with 55 nursing students from HCC’s associate’s degree in nursing program beginning their studies through...