Kentucky State University and Kentucky Community and Technical College System create educational partnership
Kentucky State University is entering a partnership with the statewide Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) to encourage workforce development and help students in trade schools get four-year degrees.
The system says the partnership will streamline transfers between the two institutions, provide scholarships and financial aid and offer more support services for the students involved.
A release from the KCTCS lists the partnership will:
- Enhance educational access
- Streamline transfer
- Offer industry-relevant curricula
- Provide scholarships and financial aid
- Offer comprehensive support services for students
- Impact the community
- Drive innovation and research
The system is made up of 16 member colleges throughout the state, including seven in eastern Kentucky. Kentucky State University is the second-oldest state college in the Commonwealth and a HBCU.