Dreams and Promises

box_speechThis is an exciting time for me to take the helm at KCTCS. President Obama’s announcement about America’s College Promise has generated a great deal of interest and speculation among community colleges, students and legislators. Although there’s still much debate to come, the idea of free community college is enticing to prospective students of all ages.

Many Kentuckians dream of a better life where they can earn family-sustaining wages. America’s College Promise could open the door to those who believed it was closed to them and put them on a path to fulfill their dreams.
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Courage and Educational Equality

mlk_day2015Monday, the country celebrates a man of courage and the strides we’ve made in providing equality for all. It’s also when KCTCS kicks off its fifth annual Super Sunday, a recruitment event to promote higher education for African-American and Latino students. This year, Super Sunday is Feb. 22 at African-American and Latino churches around the state and will include college fairs to provide information on admissions, degree programs, financial aid, transfer opportunities and more.
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