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BCTC breaks ground on newest project at Newtown Campus, renovation of former Eastern State laundry

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) held a groundbreaking ceremony last week to mark the beginning of the newest building on the Newtown Campus, a renovation of the historic Eastern State Hospital laundry building. “The Den will repurpose and restore an icon of the past into a place where students can start the pathway to their better lives,” said Dr. Koffi Akakpo, BCTC president....

Bluegrass Community & Technical College Workforce Solutions offers retirement planning class this fall

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Workforce Solutions is once again partnering with Financial Educators Network to offer retirement planning workshops this fall. This popular course is designed to teach adults ages 50-70, who are recently retired or starting to think about retirement, how to build wealth and develop a personalized and integrated plan to achieve retirement goals. The comprehensive...

Signing up for fall classes at Bluegrass Community & Technical College made quick and easy

Bluegrass Community & Technical College (BCTC) wants to make it easy to enroll in classes this fall by offering students Express Enrollment, June  18-21, at the Newtown Campus. During this event, students will be able to: Apply for admission Submit all required documents, such as test scores or official transcripts Get assistance with financial aid questions and the Free Application for Federal...

BCTC celebrates opening of new Science Education Center on the school’s Newtown Pike campus

The dedication of the Bluegrass Community and Technical College Science Education Center (SEC) took place Monday with an open house and ribbon cutting. Community partners, city, county and state officials, college leadership, students, faculty and staff celebrated the opening of the SEC on the Newtown Campus in Lexington. “This project represents a true community partnership: our college, the Kentucky...