Education

Hopkinsville Community College Ranks 17th among Military Times Best Colleges
Hopkinsville Community College Ranks 17th among Military Times Best Colleges

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Military Times has announced its Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings, formerly known as Best for Vets.. Hopkinsville Community College is ranked 17th in the two-year college list. HCC has been included in the list for eight consecutive years, since the Military Times’ rankings began. “We are honored to again be included in...

Nov 11, 2020
HCC Selected for NASA BalloonSat Venture for Community Colleges
HCC Selected for NASA BalloonSat Venture for Community Colleges

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. –Hopkinsville Community College was selected to participate in NASA’s BalloonSat Venture for Community Colleges.. An HCC team of 3 faculty members and eight students attended the BalloonSat Workshop in Huntsville, Ala., Jan. 29 through Feb. 1.. According to NASA, the objective of the venture is to involve community college students in the development...

Nov 11, 2020
WKCTC Named in Top 25 Best Online Colleges in Nation
WKCTC Named in Top 25 Best Online Colleges in Nation

PADUCAH, Ky. — West Kentucky Community and Technical College was recently named one of the nation’s 25 Best Online Colleges of 2015 by BestColleges.com.. “We are honored to be recognized by BestColleges.com,” said Connie Heflin, WKCTC dean of online learning. “The mission of our Online Learning Department is to provide consistently high quality course content...

Nov 11, 2020
WKCTC Named One of Top Three Community Colleges in America by Aspen Institute
WKCTC Named One of Top Three Community Colleges in America by Aspen Institute

WASHINGTON — The Aspen Institute announced Wednesday, March 18, that West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah, Ky., is a Finalist-with-Distinction for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.. Selected from 1,123 community colleges nationwide, this is the second time WKCTC has been awarded this honor along with $100,000 in prize funds to...

Nov 11, 2020
MCC Joins First Consortium Dedicated to Advancing Success of Men of Color in Community Colleges
MCC Joins First Consortium Dedicated to Advancing Success of Men of Color in Community Colleges

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Madisonville Community College is excited to announce its membership in the Minority Male Community College Collaborative National Consortium on College Men of Color.. Participation in the M2C3 Consortium will enhance the college’s commitment to improving the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students, including men of color.. Despite programs designed to enhance outcomes...

Nov 11, 2020
KY Colleges Join Forces for Student Success
KY Colleges Join Forces for Student Success

FRANKFORT, KY. –The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education announced today that Kentucky is the seventh official state partner in its continuing national initiative, Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP): Excellence for Everyone as a Nation Goes to College. Using LEAP resources and the outcomes frameworks developed in...

Nov 11, 2020
HCC among 30 Colleges listed as Bellwether Award Finalist
HCC among 30 Colleges listed as Bellwether Award Finalist

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — The Community College Futures Assembly issued a call for Bellwether Award nominations in the fall of 2018 and 30 finalist colleges in three categories were competitively chosen from the applicants. Hopkinsville Community College was among that list of finalists.. The field of Bellwether nominations was very competitive this year with over 200...

Nov 11, 2020
Hopkinsville Community College Ranked Among ‘Best Community Colleges’
Hopkinsville Community College Ranked Among ‘Best Community Colleges’

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Hopkinsville Community College officials recently received notification that the college has achieved rankings in “Best Community Colleges” by WalletHub. HCC ranked 24th in a tie with Columbia-Greene Community College in the “Best Community College in the U.S.” list and second in the state of Kentucky..  “We are excited to be recognized for...

Nov 11, 2020
Ky. Colleges, Universities Confer Record Number of Degrees, Credentials
Ky. Colleges, Universities Confer Record Number of Degrees, Credentials

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s public and independent colleges and universities conferred a record 65,829 degrees and credentials during the 2015-16 year, representing a 2.7 percent increase from the previous year and a 32.5 percent gain over 10 years.. Council President Bob King said, “All of our institutions have been implementing strategic initiatives that have helped...

Nov 11, 2020
Public Warned not to Panic when seeing Mass Officers at Local Colleges
Public Warned not to Panic when seeing Mass Officers at Local Colleges

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. –– On Wednesday May 1, 2013, the Hopkinsville Police Department, Christian Country Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police, and Hopkinsville Fire Department will be conducting a training scenario, which will take place on the main campus of the Hopkinsville Community College on North Drive and also Jennie Stuart Medical Center.  The public should...

Nov 11, 2020
Colleges Visit Marshall County High
Colleges Visit Marshall County High

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY. – Recently Mrs. Jill Boone, senior guidance counselor at Marshall County High School invited representatives from University of Kentucky, Brescia University, University of Louisville Speed School of Engineering, Mid Continent and Murray State University to visit the campus of MCHS. Each representative shared information about college life with the interested students. Students...

Nov 08, 2020
Interactive Educational Report Measures Employment Rate
Interactive Educational Report Measures Employment Rate

KENTUCKY — An interactive report released today from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics includes feedback on recent graduates from Kentucky’s public high schools and their transition to college, success in the first year of college, college completion and workforce and education attainment.. “For the first time our high school feedback report will...

Nov 23, 2017
MCC Hosts Annual Math Contests
MCC Hosts Annual Math Contests

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Madisonville Community College hosted the annual elementary and middle school math contests on April 14 and April 28.. Initiated 36 years ago by retired MCC mathematics professor Dr. Roger Warren, the math contests are an effort to help the K-12 schools promote mathematics and recognize high-achieving students. The 2017 math contest coordinators...

May 01, 2017
MCC/MSU Student Teachers Learn from Teaching in Belize
MCC/MSU Student Teachers Learn from Teaching in Belize

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Eleven Murray State University education majors from the Madisonville Community College Campus recently spent three weeks as student teachers in Belize.. Elementary and learning and behavior disorders dual certification students Heather Starks and Amanda Morrow and elementary education students Tyler Forsythe and Kaity Young were chosen to experience the teaching opportunity of...

Feb 18, 2017
DCPS Schools Receive National Award
DCPS Schools Receive National Award

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Sorgho Elementary School, Whitesville Elementary School, College View Middle School and Apollo High School have earned 2016 National Healthy Schools Bronze Awards for leading comprehensive health, physical activity and wellness efforts during the 2015-16 school year. They join Highland and Meadow Lands elementary schools and Daviess County Middle School, who were 2015...

Sep 08, 2016
New ‘Game Changer’ Program Implemented by Board of Ed
New ‘Game Changer’ Program Implemented by Board of Ed

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — At the first Hopkins County Board of Education meeting since the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year, MNHHS senior football players were honored.. Madisonville-North Hopkins High School Head Football Coach Jay Burgett and MNHHS Principal Tommy Ransom attended the meeting along with 14 senior players as they were recognized as the...

Aug 15, 2016