KyCC Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andrea Woodward, Associate Professor of Social Sciences and current Service-Learning Faculty Fellow.

 “Service-learning is relevant, helpful, and it keeps everyone in tune with what is happening,” Service-learning is an educational approach that incorporates community service with the learning objectives to meet societal needs in the community. “If you are teaching something that has direct relevance to a community that could use help, then why not tie it into the learning?” Dr. Andrea Woodward, Associate Professor of Social Sciences and current Service-Learning Faculty Fellow at Berea College said. Throughout her career of teaching, scholarship, and service, Woodward has incorporated service-learning into her classes so students can relate what they are studying to what…

University of Kentucky Recognized As Top College For Diversity

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest publication and website in higher education today, has recognized the University of Kentucky as a 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipient and a 2020 Diversity Champion. This is the fourth year in a row UK has received both honors.  https://patch.com/kentucky/lexington-ky/university-kentucky-recognized-top-college-diversity

Spalding University to celebrate 100th year in downtown Louisville

https://www.wdrb.com/news/wdrb-video/spalding-university-to-celebrate-100th-year-in-downtown-louisville/video_72b40bc3-e72d-5eb6-846b-7fd297bfd253.html

NKyTribune, NKU’s The Northerner team up to produce 2020 November Election Guide — coming soon

NKU’s student-run news organization, The Northerner, has teamed up with the NKy Tribune to produce a 2020 November Election Guide. “I am especially grateful to NKU President Ashish Vaidya, who understands community engagement in a big way, for bringing us together on this project, and to Michele Day, who is adviser to The Northerner, for her help in making it happen.” says The Northerner’s Editor- in- Cheif, Natalie Hamren. Check out the full article below: https://www.nkytribune.com/2020/10/nkytribune-nkus-the-northerner-team-up-to-produce-2020-november-election-guide-coming-soon/

Somerset Community College gets $2.2 million, five-year grant

Somerset Community College, one of our members at KyCC, was awarded a five-year grant of $2.2 million. “Words cannot express the importance of this grant,” said Dr. Carey W. Castle, president/CEO of Somerset Community College. “It will change the lives of our students, faculty, and staff.” Read more about their plans for the federal funding: https://www.wtvq.com/2020/10/05/somerset-community-college-gets-2-2-million-five-year-grant/

Upcoming Events in March

As we continue into 2019, organizations in our network are hosting plenty of incredible events! Check below for more info, and be sure to register for events that interest you! Events Continuum’s of Service Conference – March 6-8 CETL Annual Spring Conference – March 16 Active Citizens Conference – March 23 Midwest Campus Compact Conference – May 30-31 2019 Global EPICS Symposium and Workshop – June 12-14  

KyCC New Website

Kentucky Campus Compact website has just gotten a makeover. The look and navigation has been made more accessible and is now mobile friendly. We hope you enjoy the site and find the information you were looking for. As we continue to transition our site a number of pages are still under construction. If you have found a mistake in our transition to the new site please contact us at execdirector {at} kycompact(.)org.    

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