wkctc http://wkms.org en WKCTC Students to See Tuition Increase http://wkms.org/post/wkctc-students-see-tuition-increase <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Students at West Kentucky Community and Technical College will see an increase in their college bills next semester. </span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Vice President of Business Affairs Susan Graves says the college will see a 2 percent tuition increase, raising cost per credit hour from $144 to $147 to cover general operating costs.</span></p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 14:20:08 +0000 Allison Crawford 40912 at http://wkms.org WKCTC Students to See Tuition Increase USEC Workers Prepare for More Layoffs http://wkms.org/post/usec-workers-prepare-more-layoffs <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-indent: 36pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-7b3fca01-f203-709e-1448-ce49726e502c">About 700 workers at Paducah's United States Enrichment Corporation Plant have been laid off since the plant stopped enriching uranium nearly a year ago.<span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> More layoffs are slated for late June or early July. </span></span></p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 20:01:19 +0000 Allison Crawford 40509 at http://wkms.org USEC Workers Prepare for More Layoffs WKCTC Receives Accreditation Nod http://wkms.org/post/wkctc-receives-accreditation-nod <p lang="en"><font color="#222222"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 9pt"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font style="font-size: 11pt">A national accrediting agency says area high school students taking college classes through West Kentucky Community and Technical College are getting the same caliber of education they’d get on the college campus.</font></font></font></font></font></p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 19:57:56 +0000 Parker Franklin 40507 at http://wkms.org WKCTC Receives Accreditation Nod Moscow Festival Ballet Comes to WKCTC's Clemens Fine Arts Center http://wkms.org/post/moscow-festival-ballet-comes-wkctcs-clemens-fine-arts-center <p>The classic Tchaikovsky ballet "Swan Lake" is performed at Paducah's West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Clemens Fine Arts Center tomorrow night (April 24) at 7:30 p.m. Fifty dancers of the Moscow Festival Ballet perform the great work. Kate Lochte speaks with Gail Robinson Butler, Director of the Clemens Fine Arts Center for a preview.</p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:54:58 +0000 Kate Lochte 40088 at http://wkms.org Moscow Festival Ballet Comes to WKCTC's Clemens Fine Arts Center Bands Convene For Paducah's Earth Day in the Park http://wkms.org/post/bands-convene-paducahs-earth-day-park <p>Bands convene at Carson Park this Saturday (April 21) for an Earth Day Concert benefiting recycling in Paducah. &nbsp;The event seeks to bring the community together to help plant sunflowers, which will bloom in July/August. Tracy Ross speaks with David Nickell of West Kentucky Community and Technical College for a preview.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:16:20 +0000 Tracy Ross 40035 at http://wkms.org Bands Convene For Paducah's Earth Day in the Park Beshear’s Veto Clears Path for Paducah School of Art and Design Construction to Start http://wkms.org/post/beshear-s-veto-clears-path-paducah-school-art-and-design-construction-start <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1;">Paducah School of Art and Design is one step closer to the construction phase of the Kitchens’ building in </span>Lowertown<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1;">. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1;">. Steve </span>Beshear’s<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1;"> line item veto on the state’s budget assures West Kentucky Community and Technical College can use bonding to fund the project.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:52:00 +0000 Lance Dennee 39898 at http://wkms.org Beshear’s Veto Clears Path for Paducah School of Art and Design Construction to Start WKCTC’s Interim Accreditation Report Approved http://wkms.org/post/wkctc-s-interim-accreditation-report-approved <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Western Kentucky Community and Technical College has cleared its interim accreditation review today with a clean report of no referrals or follow-ups from the accrediting body. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:57:23 +0000 Whitney Jones 39400 at http://wkms.org WKCTC’s Interim Accreditation Report Approved WKCTC Among Top Community Colleges for 3rd Consecutive Year http://wkms.org/post/wkctc-among-top-community-colleges-3rd-consecutive-year <p>Once again, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has placed Paducah's West Kentucky Community and Technical College among the nation's best community colleges. The top 150 will compete for a $1 million grand prize awarded in early 2015. Kate speaks with Dr. Renae Akin, WKCTC Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management and Associate VP of Learning Initiatives about the honor.</p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:32:38 +0000 Kate Lochte 38595 at http://wkms.org WKCTC Among Top Community Colleges for 3rd Consecutive Year Paducah School of Art & Design Postpones Holiday Art Sale http://wkms.org/post/paducah-school-art-design-postpones-holiday-art-sale <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Note: This conversation was recorded before the postponement&nbsp;announcement.&nbsp;</em></p><p><strong>Update: </strong>The WKCTC Community Chorus is canceled for Sunday, December 8. The Art Sale may open at some point during the week.</p><p>The Paducah School of Art &amp; Design have postponed their art sale until next weekend due to inclement weather. Their annual Student and Faculty sale showcases work done in the program, with a small portion of the sale benefiting the school.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:12:33 +0000 Kate Lochte 37152 at http://wkms.org Paducah School of Art & Design Postpones Holiday Art Sale PSAD Begins Final Phase of Expansion http://wkms.org/post/psad-begins-final-phase-expansion <p class="p1">The Paducah School of Art and Design is launching a two million dollar capital campaign for the third and final phase of the campus expansion in Lower Town.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:11:26 +0000 John Paul Henry 37013 at http://wkms.org PSAD Begins Final Phase of Expansion