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 […]
Sixty-three high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky have been named 2015 Rogers Scholars. The Center for Rural Development is proud to announce the following students from 45 Kentucky counties will build their leadership and entrepreneurial skills this summer at Rogers Scholars. 2015 Class of Rogers Scholars First Name Last Name County of School High School Cole Schmidt […]
Forward in the Fifth, 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. Now in its fourth year, the AppLE Awards recognize leaders in education, including local parent and student groups, who have made significant contributions to […]
For the sixth year, Conley Bottom Resort and The Center for Rural Development are partnering for the 2014 Houseboat Vacation Giveaway. The winning ticket will receive a houseboat vacation valued up to $3,500 and a gasoline allowance of $200.
Congressman Harold Rogers and Governor Steve Beshear joined leaders from Southern and Eastern Kentucky to discuss critical issues important to the region at the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference. The conference, which brings together leaders from across the region to talk about issues specific to Southern and Eastern Kentucky, drew more than 400 people […]
More than 100 local business and community leaders got to meet business motivational speaker James Malinchak and learn more about his successful leadership strategies at a free training session at The Center for Rural Development.
Lonnie Lawson, President and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, has been tapped to chair the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Broadband Working Group that will identify long-term broadband strategies for Eastern Kentucky.
More than 800 fourth-grade students from eight Pulaski County elementary schools were at The Center for Rural Development on March 12-13 for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.
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Congressman Hal Rogers and Gov. Steve Beshear will join leaders from across Kentucky at the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference.