Online Education

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
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
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
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
WKCTC’s Fall Community Education Catalog Available Online
WKCTC’s Fall Community Education Catalog Available Online

PADUCAH, Ky. — The community education catalog at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is available online and again offers a variety of experiences to individuals of all ages. Classes in culinary creation, defense tactics, beekeeping, Zumba, art and design and digital photography are just a few of the many community offerings this fall. The...

Jul 31, 2016
Empowering Students Through Technology
Empowering Students Through Technology

KENTUCKY — Each year the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) showcases projects from thousands of students across Kentucky in a competition. This year, approximately 7,000 K-12 students and 1,800 adults registered to attend and participate in the 2016 STLP State Championship in Lexington, at Rupp Area/Lexington Center. Some 499 schools from 99 districts participated. Recorded at...

May 17, 2016
Attorney General Holder Speaks at Global Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Online Ministerial
Attorney General Holder Speaks at Global Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Online Ministerial

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Yesterday, SurfKY News reported on the Global Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Online at a ministerial conference in Brussels. Read more about the alliance by clicking here to view the original article.  The initiative, launched by Attorney General Eric Holder and European Union (EU) Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström, aims to...

Dec 04, 2012