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September 28, 2016

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Online registration is now open for the fourth annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk. Join us on Friday, Oct. 14, as runners and walkers of all ages gather at The Center for Rural Development for a 5K Glow Run/Walk to support the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. The race is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. […]

Learn to master QuickBooks

Sign up for our QuickBooks training on Oct. 21 and Oct. 25 and run your business faster and smarter.

Second class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students from 26 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Scholars Rogers Scholars is all about helping young people “be the best they can be” and seize their potential as the region’s new generation of community and business leaders. Sixteen-year-old Lauren Williams of Adair County may not know her career […]

First class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students graduate from first week of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program “Rogers Scholars has truly been a life-changing experience. My time at Rogers Scholars has opened my eyes and taught me how to be a leader and have a heart for community service.” – 2016 Rogers Scholars graduate Allison “Alli” Wade of […]

Announcing our Business & Community Training Center

The Center for Rural Development is proud to announce the name of our career and workforce training program—formerly Your Center of Learning—has been changed to more accurately reflect the diverse selection of training courses we offer our business community.

AppLE nominations extended

You have until Sept. 30 to submit your nominations for Forward in the Fifth’s AppLE Awards.

2016 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) graduating class

An innovative business idea that will give iPhone users a safe, convenient way to charge their phones at night has earned four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) an exclusive college scholarship offer from Eastern Kentucky University. Grace Sink, 16, a student at Oneida Baptist Institute in Clay County; Carly […]

SOAR Summit Showcases Kentucky Entrepreneurs, Innovators

Innovators and entrepreneurs from across the state gathered in Pikeville on Monday for the 3rd annual SOAR Innovation Summit, which focused on areas such as leadership development and broadband expansion.

Harlan County coach wins Houseboat Vacation

Harlan County basketball coach Tim Engle of Grays Knob is the winner of a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland.

2016 Rogers Explorers Announced

One hundred and eighty-two students have been selected to attend 2016 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership program Rogers Explorers are creative thinkers, career builders, and future leaders of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. This summer, 182 students —the largest class ever—will converge on the campuses of six Kentucky colleges and universities for The Center for Rural […]

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