Kentucky Skills U provides no-cost adult education services in all 120 Kentucky counties to individuals seeking to become college and/or career ready.
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.
The Kentucky Arts Council has teamed with the Berea College to help bring together the business and arts communities with a development workshop, AIR Shift.
UK has made major headway on the The Winslow Project, a transformative town-gown real-estate deal to secure major retail and parking options for campus.
Kentucky is the first state in the nation to pilot a certification process that ensures college graduates are ready for the workforce with essential employability skills.
Last year, nearly 77,000 degrees and credentials were awarded, up almost 5% from the previous and up 39% from a decade ago. These numbers help keep the commonwealth on track to meet its goal of 60% of the working population with a postsecondary credential by 2030.
Demand for registered nurses in Kentucky far exceeds supply. In 2018, KCTCS awarded 840 nursing credentials — that filled 31% of the state’s total need. Increased funding all allow all 16 KCTCS colleges to hire more nursing faculty and provide year-round course offerings.
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.