Washington, DC – Today, West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) was recognized in an award ceremony in Washington, DC, as one of the top ten community colleges nationally in the bi-annual Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
Versailles, Ky. – During its quarterly meeting today, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Board of Regents received an update on the work being done to develop career pathways for high school students entering KCTCS colleges. KCTCS and the Office of Career and Technical Education (CTE) have created a curriculum alignment project intended to develop common pathways and dual credit opportunities that can be implemented statewide; these pathways will serve as models for course alignment between secondary and postsecondary partners.
Versailles, Ky. – Natalie Gibson, M.P.A., system director for Cultural Diversity, is one of 39 recipients nationwide of the 2017 Giving Back Award
Versailles, Ky. – The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is part of a statewide group sponsoring a Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) survey called Bridging the Talent Gap. The survey will help identify skill shortages in the state. The data gleaned from this survey will assist KCTCS and other education providers to better understand workforce and education needs.
Versailles, Ky. – Dr. Larry Ferguson has been named vice president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). He will oversee advancement, grants and contracts and alumni affairs. He also will serve as the executive director of the KCTCS Foundation.
Versailles, Ky. – The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) are bringing together nearly 175 educators from across the state to discuss transfer opportunities for KCTCS students.
Versailles, Ky. – When a crisis strikes on campus, it could require a response many colleges and universities might not be equipped to handle alone. This is not limited to small schools. Higher education institutions such as Harvard University, University of Oregon, University of Virginia and Virginia Tech have all signed the National Intercollegiate Mutual Aid Agreement (NIMAA). Now, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System has joined this impressive group. As of last summer, 26 institutions of higher ed had signed on to help each other during a crisis.
Versailles, Ky. – The Kentucky Community and Technical College System’s (KCTCS) colleges and System Office will observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., day by sponsoring or participating in events across the state.
Versailles, Ky.-The Kentucky Community and Technical College System Office of Professional Development and Innovation (OPDI) has been selected as a finalist for the Bellwether Award sponsored by the Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA). OPDI’s Innovative Educator Academy (IEA): Enabling Innovation in the Community College was selected as a finalist in the Planning, Governance and Finance category.