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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7504

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7201

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3600

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson
May 21, 2015 3372

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3327

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10775

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7581

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 3327

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 2260

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1934

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1931

Large Necklace on Rearview Mirror Lands Driver in…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1895

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1666

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1237

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1213

Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1176

Two Central City People Jailed on Meth Charges

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1056

‘Remembering Those That Paid All’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News