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Bluegrass Community and Technical College students get suited up for upcoming internships

Five students from Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) spent an afternoon getting fitted for brand new suits at Men’s Warehouse in preparation for upcoming internships. Abraham Hamilton, Abraham Collum, Jordan Duncan, Brian Lewis and Allen Crow are outstanding members of the BCTC program A Few Good Men (FGM). This program is designed to empower men of color academically, personally...

UK to host virtual Equine Career and Opportunity Fair; event is open, free to all college students

By Holly Wiemers University of Kentucky University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs will host a virtual Equine Career and Opportunity Fair Oct. 1 from 4-7 p.m. on Handshake. The annual event is open and free to all college students. Registration is available to organizations wishing to match job, internship or volunteer opportunities with interested equine students. UK student Nick D’Amore makes the...

For graduating senior Kymberley Johnson, path to career with Google went through UK

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky University of Kentucky senior Kymberley Johnson capitalized on every opportunity she received during her four years as a college student. Her initiative and drive served her well as she will soon graduate and head to her job at Google in Colorado. Originally from Memphis, Johnson’s family moved to Union in Boone County when she was in high school. Her interest...

BCTC partners with UK Advanced Eye Care, Kentucky Career Centers to provide internships

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Workforce Solutions, UK Advanced Eye Care and Kentucky Career Centers are teaming up to provide a free nine-week training and 160-hour-paid clinical experience for prospective ophthalmic assistants. This fall, students are invited to participate in a business-sponsored work-based learning project that entails 36 hours in the classroom/lab and 160 hours of paid...

EKU aviation program faculty/student duo earns national award for project to enhance airport safety

A faculty member and student from Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent aviation program recently earned a national award for a project aimed at enhancing airport safety. Cameron Sidor, a junior aerospace management major from Richmond, and Kyle Knezevich, assistant professor of aviation, were awarded first place by the Academic Relations Committee of the American Association of Airport...

Richmond’s new Dominion Senior Living partners the UK College of Public Health on internship program

Dominion Senior Living of Richmond is partnering with the University of Kentucky for its first internship program. The senior living community will be accepting interns from the College of Public Health for the fall and spring semesters. The community decided to partner with the university to raise awareness about the industry and to educate the next generation of senior living leaders. This partnership...