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August 30, 2015

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John Maxwell’s LIVE2LEAD

LIVE2LEAD is a world-class leadership experience designed to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways. You’ll breathe new life into your leadership during this information-packed half-day event. Learn from world-class leadership experts at this simulcast broadcast on Oct. 15 from 9 a.m.-noon at The Center for Rural Development. You will return to […]

Forward in the Fifth hosts College & Career Summit

Dr. Bill Symonds, director of the Global Pathways Institute and Professor of Practice at Arizona State University, will be the keynote speaker at Forward in the Fifth’s College and Career Readiness Summit on Friday, Sept. 11, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at The Center For Rural Development. Symonds is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Oxford University […]

Seats still open for Soft Skills Pineville workshop

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

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 […]

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 […]

Forward in the Fifth AppLE Awards

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 […]

Houseboat Vacation tickets on sale

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.

East KY Leadership Conference Draws Record-Breaking Crowd

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 […]

Malinchak leads by example

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.

Lawson to chair Broadband committee

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.

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