mcc 02 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/3/13) – Beginning this fall, Madisonville Community College (MCC), through it Pathways to College program, will offer high school students with qualifying ACT scores the opportunity to select from the college’s extensive list of on-line courses to earn dual credit. Students taking advantage of this opportunity will earn high school and college credit for completion of the college course. The tuition for these courses will be reduced 50% to approximately $216 for a typical 3 credit hour class. Students will be expected to purchase the required course textbook.
 
MCC President Dr. Judith Rhoads notes, “MCC continues to expand ways that high school students in the region can challenge themselves by taking rigorous college classes while in high school. This benefits them by getting an early start on college, providing a more effective transition from high school to college, and saving college costs.”
 
Student success in any on-line class is largely dependent on the maturity of the student. This concern will be addressed through a partnership with participating high schools which will provide instructional support for their students. Dr. Deborah Cox, MCC Chief Academic Affairs Officer, explains that “we want to offer these students a hybrid approach involving high school personnel support to make certain students are keeping up in their courses and helping with the logistical issues that can arise in any on-line class. This will involve students reporting to their library or other designated location at the high school on a regular basis.”
 
Classes offered will include an extensive variety of courses in the humanities, math and natural sciences, and the social sciences. Students or parents interested in this opportunity should contact the high school guidance offices. They also may contact George Humphreys, MCC Extended Campus Director, at (270) 824-1723 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Joyce Riggs (Madisonville Community College)

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,730.11
-27.80 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,076.78
-0.64 (-0.03%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,009.21
-3.91 (-0.08%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 13327

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4697

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 4041

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3548

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3485

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45004

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 13327

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 02, 2015 13327

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 4041

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 2939

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1541

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1486

Tyson Foods to Add 91 Jobs, Invest $8.2M at…

by Kimberly Tarter
July 01, 2015 1471

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 2, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
July 01, 2015 1235

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1123

Juried Art, Photography Exhibit Open at Glema…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 989

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 770

Muhlenberg Allstars 11-12 Year Olds Take down…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News