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January 25, 2020

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Grammy Award winning artist Ronda Vincent & The Rage

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

Grammy Award winning bluegrass artist Rhonda Vincent and her band, The Rage, are back for another exciting show.

Miss Kentucky USA & Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2020

The Center for Rural Development is proud to serve as the host venue for the Miss Kentucky USA and Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2020. The two-day event is scheduled to be held on Friday, Jan. 31, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 1, at 5 p.m. (EST) in Somerset, the official host city for the […]

The Center’s Connectivity Chronicles: Ridgenet

Some local ISPs have already begun focusing on the needs of rural communities. One example is Ridgenet, a wireless communication and technology company based out of Science Hill.

Two friends exhibit artwork

The newest art exhibit features a collection of wildlife and landscape paintings from two Wayne County artists.

Do you need help with your resume & cover letter?

Are you dreaming about the career changes you would like to make in 2020, but dread working on your resume and cover letter?

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 […]

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 […]

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