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Georgetown College’s PAEMS gives students unique real-world experience to prepare for careers

Pre-College Academic Experience in Math and Science (PAEMS) is now entering its 30th year at Georgetown College. The program gives high school students unique real-world experience in preparing them for careers in math and the sciences. Participants take part in labs, experiments, and field research while working closely with Georgetown College faculty, as well as their fellow campers. As PAEMS enters...

BCTC awarded $20,000 grant to develop Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician program in Kentucky

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) has been selected by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education program to be part of the 2019-2021 cohort. Supported by the National Science Foundation, the MentorLinks program helps colleges to develop or strengthen technician training in STEM fields. BCTC has been approved for $20,000 to develop...

Registration now open for UK’s Expanding Your Horizons Conference for middle school girls April 20

By Carol Lea Spence University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky is hosting the third annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference for middle school girls and their parents or guardians from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 20. This day of hands-on workshops will inform young Kentucky girls and their parents about exciting career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Women...