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June 29, 2016

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First class of Rogers Scholars arrives at Lindsey Wilson campus

Thirty-two high school students arrive on Lindsey Wilson campus for first week of 2016 Rogers Scholars Thirty-two high schools students from 25 Kentucky counties are on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) this week to begin what former Rogers Scholars graduates have described as “an experience of a lifetime.” The group of incoming high […]

Introducing our new Business & Community Training Center

We’ve changed our name to better serve our business community 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. Our Business & Community Training Center […]

AppLE Award nominations

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.

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.

Purchase a ticket for Houseboat Vacation

Purchase your ticket for a chance to win a Houseboat Vacation on beautiful 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 […]

2016 Rogers Scholars class announced

Sixty-four high school students have been selected…

$175,000 awarded to 17 KY counties

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 […]

KyGives Day in support of our youth

Support our Rogers Scholars program and the youth in Southern and Eastern Kentucky on KY Gives Day.

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