mcc 02 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/12/13) — Madisonville Community College recently received notification from a Community College Futures Assembly representative that the college has been selected as one of the ten National Finalists for the Bellwether Award in the area of Workforce Development. The selection was based on MCC's Advanced Integrated Technology/Workforce Solutions initiative designed to create a better prepared workforce addressing the needs of high school graduates and incumbent workers. As a finalist, college representatives will present at the 2014 Community College Futures Assembly in Orlando, FL on January 25-28. Each of the ten finalists will be recognized with one winner announced.

'We are thrilled to be recognized for the tremendous work that has gone into creating this avenue for degree attainment and incumbent worker training. It is unique in higher education that one program can meet both needs. We are gratified that the Community College Futures Assembly has recognized this accomplishment by including us in the finalist competition, ' stated MCC Chief Academic Affairs Officer Dr. Deborah Cox.

The Bellwether Awards are an integral part of the Community College Futures Assembly, established in 1995. The Assembly is sponsored by the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Florida and focuses on cutting-edge, trendsetting programs that other colleges might find worthy of replicating. The Bellwether Awards are given annually to colleges with outstanding and innovative programs or practices in the three categories of Instructional Programs & Services, Planning, Governance & Finance, and Workforce Development. It is competitively judged and is awarded by peers in community colleges.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Joyce Riggs

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10945

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6092

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5024

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4561

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4171

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15861

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10945

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 28, 2015 1490

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1319

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1135

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 977

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 28, 2015 934

Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop Sweeping of…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 925

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 908

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 717

Kentucky High School Football Schedule

by Steve LeMaster
August 28, 2015 698

Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden Caused by…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 673

TVA Seeks Input on Study for Closing Coal Ash…

by SurfKY News