President Jay Box announced earlier this month that next year's tuition is being increased by 6.1 percent.
is working with the state's universities so students can continue in the program for their junior and senior years.
operates as a system as defined by Merriam-Webster (2011, [paragraph] 1-2): "a regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming a unified whole ...
"What we're trying to do is provide Kentucky--the workforce, students, and employers--with a portable credential which documents transferable skills," said KCTCS
Chancellor Keith W.
In a collaborative effort, the 206th Engineer Battalion commander and an instructor at KCTCS
came up with a unique way to solve the problem: Train the Soldiers at the local technical schools, using school equipment and certified instructors, thus giving college credit to the Soldiers.
As part of the career pathway work, KCTCS
is seeking to develop a feasible way to modularize curricula (and also fractionalize the credit offered) in both bridge and college-level instruction to allow the creation of programs that are responsive to the schedules of working students and the skills needs of employers.
Students who are members of the Junior Coal Academy, which is operated in partnership with four colleges that are part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS
), begin exploring pathways to higher education during their junior year, and have an expressed interest in mining technology, engineering or a closely related field.
officials say the system awarded 9,632 associate degrees during the 2014-15 academic year.
On March 6, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS
) and the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) sponsored an online college transfer fair that attracted 1,594 students who connected with advisers at 26 four-year state-based colleges and universities, as well as with advisers at state higher education agencies.
In Kentucky, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS
) is made up of 16 colleges on 68 campuses, and although some of these schools have been in existence for many decades.
is working to integrate Platinum Analytics with the Student Backpack in PeopleSoft to facilitate scheduling efforts, Roberts shares.