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Community colleges in western Kentucky are cutting faculty and staff, shortening contracts, eliminating programs and making changes to their facilities in an effort to reduce projected budget deficits. The cuts come in the face of declining enrollment and a reduction in state appropriations.

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Civil Rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland has been chosen for the Inaugural Breathitt Lecture at Hopkinsville Community College. 

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Hopkinsville Community College is hosting an entrepreneurial conference on March 9. HCC Workforce Development Liaison Lea Martin and Kentucky Small Business Development Center District Director Chris Wooldridge speak with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about what to expect.

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A group of business leaders representing Kentucky’s community colleges have started a campaign aimed at securing more funding for postsecondary education in the upcoming biennial budget.

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Hopkinsville Community College has been awarded its first National Science Foundation grant, a $200k award through the Advanced Tech Education program. It's called "Technological Education for the Rural Community" and focuses on access, low math comprehension and employability. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with faculty members Sherry McCormack of math and Stuart Zieman of industrial electronics to learn more about their project.

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Hopkinsville Community College is the recipient of a two-hundred-thousand-dollar National Science Foundation grant. The funds go toward the Technological Education for the Rural Community project or TERC. HCC math instructor and principal investigator Sherry McCormack says the grant will specifically fund relevant math and engineering coursework designed to provide context to the manufacturing industry.

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The Christian County Chamber of Commerce has conducted a study to project the effects of a proposed reduction of 16,000 troops by the U.S. Army and compare it to the Army’s Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment, and the Chamber says the economic impact would be devastating.

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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 Sounds Good, including some of his plans for the future of HCC.

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Dr. Jay Allen, Ph.D, has been named the next president of Hopkinsville Community College. 

Hopkinsville Community College has narrowed the list of names of potential candidates for a new college president. 

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