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EKU online nurse practitioner program wins UPCEA South Region Program of Excellence Award

Eastern Kentucky University’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program won the UPCEA South Region Program of Excellence Award for quality teaching and learning. The 100-percent online program, which was introduced in 2013, has built a reputation for academic rigor and student support. “Community is the foundation of a successful online program. Developers of Eastern Kentucky University’s...

Berea named one of nation’s best colleges by Princeton Review’s ‘Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition’

The Princeton Review has once again included Berea College in its just-released publication of “The Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition.” Berea is nationally recognized for its high-quality education and its distinctive labor program, which hires every admitted student to help operate the school. Berea is also known for its Tuition Promise Scholarship that covers the $44,100 annual tuition cost for...

New mental health resource will help provide tools to KEHP members who have children with special needs

A new, free benefit to support those caring for children with learning, social or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities comes to state employees in 2019. Rethink, a new mental health resource, allows parents to utilize live teleconsultations with behavior experts, access more than 1300 “how-to” videos, and use printable resources in a variety of topics. “One in six children is diagnosed...

Lexmark hosted students and professionals for a day of learning, teaching and inspiration

Students and professionals worked together in a day of technology, science, math and engineering. (Photo provided)   More than 100 students and 135 science, technology, engineering, and math professionals, volunteers, speakers and committee members attended the Youth Science Summit at Lexmark’s headquarters in Lexington.   Created by the Science Center’s Youth Infusion Board, the Youth...