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 […]
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 […]
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.
Forward in the Fifth (FIF), a nonprofit education organization that helps to raise educational attainment levels in the Fifth Congressional District, is seeking nominations for the Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) Awards.
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 […]
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 basketball coach Tim Engle of Grays Knob is the winner of a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland.
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 […]
Thirty-two high school students arrive on Lindsey Wilson campus for second week of 2016 Rogers Scholars Thirty-two high schools students from 26 Kentucky counties are on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) this week for the second and final session of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program. The group of rising high school juniors from […]
The Center for Rural Development and Brushy Fork Institute recently announced recipients for the 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grants. The grants will help fund 20 different projects in Southern and Eastern Kentucky communities totaling $175,000. Grant funding amounts—and planned projects in each community—are as follows: Stay in Clay —$10,000 – Clay County will utilize […]