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New study show WKCTC’s impact on graduates’ earning potential and regional economy

West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) has a crucial impact on graduates’ earning potential and the regional economy, according to a new research study. The study by Emsi, a national provider of research to education institutions, shows that the average associate degree graduate from WKCTC will earn an additional $8,200 each year compared to someone with only a high school diploma....

Central Kentucky government and community leaders set for annual Washington, D.C. Fly-in July 24-25

Central Kentucky business, government and community leaders are gearing up for the Bluegrass Region’s annual Washington, D.C. Fly-In presented by Columbia Gas of Kentucky on July 24-259. The two-day visit offers the opportunity for leaders to advocate for federal issues important to the regional economy. Attendees on the trip are diverse and represent various sectors of the local economy such as...