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July 28, 2015

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Register now for soft skills training

Greg Coker has made a career of teaching senior level executives the fundamentals of communication, teamwork, problem-solving, customer service, and conflict resolution.

30 students graduate from Rogers Scholars

Rogers Scholars graduate Lexie Emmert of Monroe County is the recipient of the Doug Reece Memorial Award and will receive a $250 college scholarship to any in-state college or university. Lexie, 16, a student at Monroe County High School, was presented the award at the graduation program for the second and final graduating class of […]

ELI winning team earns EKU scholarship offer

Four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) have earned college scholarship offers from Eastern Kentucky University for an innovative new market product that will help keep cell phones germ free. High school students Breece Hayes II, Shawna Holbrook, William “Mason” Miller, and Hunter Davis, members of the winning team The […]

First Class of 2015 Rogers Scholars graduates

Thirty-three high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky graduated from the first class of The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Rogers Scholars program. Allison “Allie” Patrick, 16, a student at Southwestern High School in Pulaski County, was presented the prestigious Doug Reece Memorial Award. She had the highest-scoring application of graduates in her class. Lonnie Lawson, […]

Build your Microsoft Office skills

If you are looking to build your Microsoft Office skills, The Center for Rural Development has the training you need to help accomplish that goal and more. Your Center of Learning training program offers instructor-led courses for beginners and advanced-level computer users in some of the most in-demand Microsoft Office programs. You’ll learn how to master Microsoft Excel, […]

Concert rescheduled for Nov. 20

The Stanleys have asked to postpone their show that was scheduled for July 24 and the new date is Friday, November 20. Tickets that have already been purchased will be honored at the November 20th concert.

Training for displaced coal miners

The Center for Rural Development has been awarded a grant to provide training opportunities and re-employment services to displaced coal miners impacted by layoffs and coal mine closures. The goal of the Displaced Coal Miner Training Program is to provide an all-inclusive training package that will lead displaced miners to gainful employment in the areas of Bell, […]

VSA Kentucky Side by Side art on display

Artwork created by Northern Middle School students and local artist Jeff Nash is on display in a new visual arts exhibit at The Center for Rural Development. The VSA Kentucky Side by Side art exhibit includes one original piece of art from each student artist, a submitted piece from the professional artist, and a collaborative piece from […]

August cooking class: Brazilian Cuisine

There is still time to register for the July 21st cooking class on Thailand Cuisine.

Educators receive Excel training

Thanks to The Center for Rural Development and Partners for Education at Berea College, Lori Duggins of Lancaster is better able to perform her job as an academic specialist at Garrard County High School. “Schools are moving toward being driven by data to make decisions,” Duggins said. “The Microsoft Excel training I received at The […]

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