Hopkinsville Community College http://wkms.org en Meet Hopkinsville Community College's New President, Dr. Jay Allen http://wkms.org/post/meet-hopkinsville-community-colleges-new-president-dr-jay-allen <p>In late 2013, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System announced the appointment of Dr. Jay S. Allen as the next president of Hopkinsville Community College. Dr. Allen comes from his position as Vice President of the Perkinston Campus and George County Center of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College System. He brings over 18 years of experience as a community college administrator. Kate Lochte learns more about Dr. Allen in a conversation on <em>Sounds Good</em>, including&nbsp;some of his plans for the future of HCC.</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:33:45 +0000 Kate Lochte 39473 at http://wkms.org Meet Hopkinsville Community College's New President, Dr. Jay Allen Hopkinsville Community College Selects Jay Allen as New Head http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-community-college-selects-jay-allen-new-head <p>Dr. Jay Allen, Ph.D, has been named the next president of Hopkinsville Community College.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 17:05:39 +0000 Rob Canning 36608 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Community College Selects Jay Allen as New Head Hopkinsville Community College Names Finalists In Presidential Search http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-community-college-names-finalists-presidential-search <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hopkinsville Community College has narrowed the list of names of potential candidates for a new college president.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 21:19:19 +0000 Rob Canning 36279 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Community College Names Finalists In Presidential Search Hopkinsville Community College Chief Academic Officer Leaves for WKU Position http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-community-college-chief-academic-officer-leaves-wku-position <p>Hopkinsville Community College Chief Academic Officer Kristen Wilson is leaving the school for a doctoral teaching position at Western Kentucky University.</p><p>An email sent to HCC students and faculty states that Wilson will leave late next month.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:10:36 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33963 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Community College Chief Academic Officer Leaves for WKU Position Hopkinsville Community College Interim President on Search http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-community-college-interim-president-search <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hopkinsville Community College Interim President and CEO, Dr. Patrick Lake speaks with Kate Lochte on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about the upcoming HCC presidential search, the Gateway Academy to Innovation task force and much more. Formerly the Career and Technical Center, The Gateway Academy to Innovation will offer high school students new areas of study. </span><a href="http://www.hopkinsville.kctcs.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">See the Hopkinsville Community College website</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:49:46 +0000 Kate Lochte 33585 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Community College Interim President on Search Hopkinsville Community College Targets November for New President Interviews http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-community-college-targets-november-new-president-interviews <div>Hopkinsville Community College interim President Patrick Lake says the search for the institution's next president will begin in earnest next month, with a national campaign advertising the position.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Michael McCall and others will then look at the pool of applicants and bring three-to-five finalists to Hopkinsville in November.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:01:57 +0000 John Null 33583 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Community College Targets November for New President Interviews Hopkinsville Community College Renews Accreditation http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-community-college-renews-accreditation <p><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US; mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Hopkinsville</span></st1:placename><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US; mso-bidi-language:AR-SA"> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Community College</st1:placetype></span></st1:place><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US; mso-bidi-language:AR-SA"> has successfully renewed its accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools or SACS. The process which takes place every 10 years ended this week with&nbsp;a&nbsp; a follow up review.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:26:52 +0000 Drew Adams 33183 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Community College Renews Accreditation Career Craze Offers Youth a Glimpse of Agriculture and Manufacturing Jobs http://wkms.org/post/career-craze-offers-youth-glimpse-agriculture-and-manufacturing-jobs <p>Carol Kirves, Associate Dean of Continuing Education for Hopkinsville Community College, talks about Career Craze, summer camps that offer students a glimpse into jobs in agriculture and manufacturing, and KICKS, a 23-year tradition in summer camps offering kids the experience of choosing what they want to learn, as well as another camp for teaching young students about decision making.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 20:03:25 +0000 Kate Lochte 31910 at http://wkms.org Career Craze Offers Youth a Glimpse of Agriculture and Manufacturing Jobs HCC President Selbe Asking For New Assignment http://wkms.org/post/hcc-president-selbe-asking-new-assignment <p></p><p>One week ago Hopkinsville Community College President Jim Selbe was reinstated after being placed on un-paid administrative leave for employee misconduct. Now Selbe is requesting to be reassigned to a new position within Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 20:44:21 +0000 John Walker 28705 at http://wkms.org HCC President Selbe Asking For New Assignment Newly Reinstated HCC President, Selbe's Administrative Leave Was Due to Misconduct http://wkms.org/post/newly-reinstated-hcc-president-selbes-administrative-leave-was-due-misconduct <p>Hopkinsville Community College President Jim Selbe was reinstated today after he was placed on un-paid administrative leave last week for employee misconduct.</p><p>The Kentucky Community and Technical College System conducted an investigation into Selbe’s misconduct and have since allowed him to return to work.</p><p>Selbe didn’t mention details of his misconduct but did apologize to those involved and his family. Selbe says he’ll face disciplinary action and attend workplace sensitivity training at his own expense.</p><p>Here is Selbe's statement:</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 18:50:27 +0000 Chad Lampe 28375 at http://wkms.org Newly Reinstated HCC President, Selbe's Administrative Leave Was Due to Misconduct