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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

In Other News...

Four Face Meth Charges

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/27/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, MCSD arrested four… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10725

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6000

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4994

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4931

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4407

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15211

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10725

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 4407

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1924

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1294

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 27, 2015 1176

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1115

Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1032

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1015

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 783

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 702

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 27, 2015 692

Remember Alison Parker, Adam Ward Not the Killer

by SurfKY News