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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The Library Seminar Series and the Campus Environment Team at Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) is proud to present a second Kentucky Chatauqua Virgil Covington, Jr. as William Wells Brown: How I got My Name.  William Wells Brown is considered the first published African American novelist and playwright. He was born to an enslaved mother in either 1814 or 1815 in the Mt. Sterling ...read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) President/CEO Dr. Sherry Zylka finalized an agreement on February 8, 2018 with the Kent Rose Foundation, Inc. to establish the Kent Rose Foundation, Inc. Scholarship.   Kent Rose, a Prestonsburg native, passed away from lung cancer in 2016.  The Kent Rose Foundation, Inc. was later established by his wife Gina Rose.  The foundation is carrying on ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium Debuts New Planetarium Show “Black Holes:  The Other Side of Infinity”  PRESTONSBURG, Ky. –  On Friday January 26th, the East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium (EKSC) debuted the newest planetarium show, “BLACK HOLES: THE OTHER SIDE OF INFINITY”.  Currently in distribution to more than 100 theaters worldwide, “Black Holes: The ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Patton Leadership Institute (PLI) met at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) on January 11th to discuss the innovations and hot topics  surrounding the region’s heath care field.   PMC provided health screenings for the class, including glucose testing, body mass index, blood pressure, and more.  Donovan Blackburn, CEO, welcomed the group, discussed the hospital's expansion projects, and gave a ...read more
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Through its annual election process, the membership of the Small Business Institute (SBI) voted David Snow, D.M., to serve as vice president of programs-elect. He will serve a one-year term in this position and then a one-year term as vice president of programs. Snow is the director of the Kentucky Innovation Network Pikeville office and associate professor of business at the University of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee has recognized five recipients for the 2018 Excellence in Education grants.   The Chamber’s Foundation for Education was formed in April 2008 to enhance educational opportunities in the Chamber’s eight-county region. The Foundation provides funding assistance to supplement areas within the school systems where there are ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Fifth Annual Banquet for Life will be a night to remember. The event will be held February 22, 2018; at the East Kentucky Exposition Center in Pikeville, Kentucky our theme this year is called “A Celebration of Life.” Banquet for Life volunteers are working hard to make this night a reality! The highlight of the evening will be the all men’s choir from Lynch, KY which will provide Spiritual ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Monday, January 22, 2018
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – Big Sandy Community and Technical College’s East Kentucky Science Center (EKSC) has just received notice that they have been awarded an “Explore Science: Earth & Space” physical toolkit from The Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net)   In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network has assembled these sets of engaging, hands-on Earth and space science ...read more
Categories: Education