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December 11, 2019

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The Center and Volta provide Managed Security Services to KCTCS

Cyber-attacks have become a major threat to many institutions and are one of the most prevalent types of crises in higher education. In order to mitigate such attacks, The Center for Rural Development is partnering with Volta to offer Managed Security Services. The partners recently debuted their Managed Security Services when they participated in the […]

Grant Writing 201 workshop: Jan. 23

If you want to learn more about federal grants, Grant Writing 201 is for you!

The Center provides Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) training

As the KentuckyWired middle-mile fiber network is nearing completion, The Center for Rural Development is also taking action to support the implementation of last-mile fiber services in Kentucky. The Center sponsored fiber education for last-mile service providers and industry professionals as they prepare for their use of the wholesale services provided by KentuckyWired. Through a […]

The Center anticipates work-from-home jobs made possible by KentuckyWired will help alleviate winter woes

The KentuckyWired fiber project will increase telecommunications capacity which means hundreds of new work-from-home employment opportunities are anticipated. This development will impact winter experiences for many rural Kentuckians.

Survey feedback from MGT 335: Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) recently provided the MGT 335: Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals training course in Knoxville, TN. RDPC consortium member Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) orchestrated the course delivery, and approximately fifty trainees attended. The participants completed a follow-up survey to compile data about real-world impacts of the course. Here […]

RDPC Student Practices Skills Learned in AWR 209

RDPC Student Practices Skills Learned in AWR 209: Dealing with the Media: A Short Course for Emergency First Responders.

Fourteen projects funded Flex-E-Grants

The Center for Rural Development has awarded $105,334 in Flex-E-Grants funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for 14 projects in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The funds will be administered through The Center’s Developing and Implementing Community Strategies Program in partnership with the Department for Local Government and ARC. The ARC-funded Flex-E-Grants, awarded to grant […]

The Center Insider Issue 2.3 – 2019 Education Edition

The latest issue of The Center Insider is ready for review! This issue includes: Marketing One-Stop-Shop Summer Summary Youth Programs Application Information Rogers Scholars Rogers Explorers Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) Rogers Scholars Graduates Marry Community Service Projects School Time Theatre Center Stage Season Upcoming Events CenterLinks Access Nodes RDPC COAL Thank You to Youth Meal Sponsors College […]

High-Speed, High-Capacity Fiber Broadband Creates Job Opportunities for Kentuckians in Rural Areas

Owsley county resident Mellisa Suntken utilizes access to reliable high-speed, high-capacity internet to teach English to students in China, and make a dependable income right from home.

Explore your creative side at our painting classes

Join us for some holiday fun at our next painting class on Dec. 17 at The Center for Rural Development

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