Kentucky Skills U to waive testing fees for Kentuckians seeking to earn a GED

Kentucky Skills U provides no-cost adult education services in all 120 Kentucky counties to individuals seeking to become college and/or career ready.

KY Chamber Op-ed: New generation set to lead Kentucky

“Kentucky continues to face the uphill climb that has been its reality for some time. But we believe there is no better time for action than now.”

KYTC offers scholarships for civil engineering students

The Civil Engineering Scholarship is for students focusing on a four-year degree in engineering who attend the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University, or Kentucky State University.

Kentucky based hemp business expands to Virginia

Tami Maria O’Dell and husband Robert Huttick expanded their Kentucky-based hemp business. In July, they planted 190,000 plants on 50 acres in Virginia.

Over $3M in Work Ready Skills allotted to expand healthcare education, training

To meet the rapidly increasing healthcare needs in Fayette and surrounding counties, the Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) Leestown Campus leaders in Lexington had to dream big, expand partnerships and find funding.

Kentucky awarded $7.1M in service grants to strengthen communities

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has received more than $7.1 million in AmeriCorps federal funding for 21 programs with over 900 members. Organizations are selected for grants based on their plans to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities.

New initiative will help basic training recruits earn an associate’s degrees

The Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) is launching a new initiative that will allow basic training recruits to earn an associate’s degree at no charge, helping boost recruitment for law enforcement agencies across the state.