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November 22, 2017

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One Day. One Chance. All The Difference. #GivingTuesday

Support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program and make a difference in the lives of students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky by making an online donation to Rogers Scholars between now and #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2.

Apply now for Rogers Scholars 2018

Now accepting applications for 2018 Rogers Scholars youth camp!

Next cooking class: Petite Chinese Treasures

Learn how to make a delicious, artisan dough and your own pizza masterpiece at our next cooking class.

New training classes announced

Our Business & Community Training Center is providing customized soft-skills and technical skills training for employees and employers in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

2017 Rogers Scholars announced

62 high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky have been selected to attend this year’s 20th annual Rogers Scholars program.

Former coal miner earns degree thanks to DCMT program

The Displaced Coal Miner Training program provided funding assistance for Brandon Pierson of Harlan County to attend and graduate from Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC)

The Center offers customized business training

The Center for Rural Development offers a variety of different workforce training options to businesses throughout its service area with the Business and Community Training Center (BCTC). One of the advantages of the training center is that it offers extensive customized training. The Center stands ready to provide solutions to move businesses ahead in this highly […]

ALUMNI PROFILE: Adair County siblings reflect on Rogers Scholars experience

There is nearly a 10 year age difference between Adair County siblings Kyle Mann, 22, and Brandi Blackburn, 31, but the brother and sister duo have never been closer. Growing up they had the same drive for success – they both attended the same undergraduate school, the same graduate school, and they both went into […]

Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is certified as a ‘Shovel-Ready’ site

The Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is officially certified as a “Shovel Ready” site for the food and beverage industry after concluding a 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant provided by The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY. The Russell County Industrial Development Authority (RCIDA) received an ARC Flex-E-Grant for $10,000 to contract […]

Were you a ROGERS SCHOLAR? We want to hear from YOU!

Were you a Rogers Scholar? We want to hear from YOU!

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