octcs 04 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/30/13) – Students who want to become doctors, dentists or pharmacists can start at Owensboro Community and Technical College and save thousands on their education through the new Cornerstone Program.

Cornerstone is designed for motivated students looking for a rigorous curriculum to help them meet their goals without massive student loan debt. Students who start at OCTC and Go2Transfer can save approximately $17,000 to $22,000 in tuition costs.

“This exciting new program will allow students to start at OCTC and transfer with confidence to work toward bachelor’s degrees and eventually doctorates of medicine, dentistry or pharmacy,” said Scott Williams, OCTC vice president of academic affairs. “We would encourage these students to earn the maximum number of credit hours here at OCTC.”

OCTC is a tremendous value for recent high school graduates, college students who return home after starting at a 4-year university and others who want a career in these fields. With tuition rates and student loans on the rise, it is more important than ever for students to get the best value possible.

“We are looking forward to making this program available to students in our region. Our goal is to make Cornerstone the best value available anywhere by providing high quality instruction that is very affordable,” Williams said.

Cornerstone will begin this fall. To learn more, go to http://owensboro.kctcs.edu/en/Academics/Cornerstone.aspx or contact Sydney Stauter at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 270-852-8967.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Tracy McQueen
Graphics provided by SurfKY Graphics

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, March 30.… Read More

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly Bloodying Toddler's Nose

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) ― A 19-year-old Madisonville man has been charged for allegedly striking an 18-month-old… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5882

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5419

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5178

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5109

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4279

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4114

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13798

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11623

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 2566

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 1990

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 1581

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 29, 2015 1169

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1089

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 1059

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 997

Should Inactivity be Classified as a Disease?

by Mallory Powell
March 29, 2015 868

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 767

North American Stainless to Make $150 Million…

by Office of the Governor
March 29, 2015 695

Market Commentary - March 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin