News for Education

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, 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
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