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Start the New Year right!

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KCTCS is committed to the health and well-being of its students, faculty and staff. We want to help you on a path toward tobacco-free wellness by offering a number of resources for you to become and stay tobacco-free.

Beginning January 1, 2015, KCTCS will be a tobacco-free facility.

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Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) students who wish to transfer their credits or associate degree to a four-year institution will have the opportunity to connect with those institutions, ask questions and better prepare for their future during a Transfer Madness fair. Transfer Madness will be Thursday, March 26 from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST (1 p.m. – 7 p.m. CDT).
The Aspen Institute announced today that West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC) in Paducah, Kentucky is a Finalist-with-Distinction for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Selected from 1,123 community colleges nationwide, this is the second time WKCTC has been awarded this honor along with $100,000 in Prize funds to support its programs.
Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay Box begins a listening tour today with stops at all 16 KCTCS colleges, seeking input for the KCTCS 2016-22 strategic plan.
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Led by the Council on Postsecondary Education, "15 to Finish" is a campaign that encourages Kentucky college students to graduate on time by completing 15 credits a semester or 30 a year.

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