Kentucky State University Partners With the Kentucky Community and Technical College Systems

Historically Black Kentucky State University has announced a collaboration with the Kentucky Community and Technical College Systems (KCTCS). Key highlights of this partnership include enhancing educational access, streamlining transfers, offering industry-relevant curricula, providing scholarships and financial aid, offering comprehensive support services for students, impacting the community, and driving innovation and research.

The partnership includes clear pathways to facilitate a smooth transition for community college students aspiring to complete their bachelor’s degrees in 11 academic programs at Kentucky State. Students will benefit from updated curricula that align with industry needs, preparing them for successful careers upon graduation.

The partnership will facilitate access to scholarships and financial aid resources, making higher education more attainable and more affordable. Both institutions are committed to providing comprehensive support services, including academic advising and career guidance, to empower students to achieve their goals.

Koffi C. Akakpo, the president of Kentucky State University, stated that “this partnership is a testament of our commitment to providing quality education and workforce development opportunities for the people of Kentucky. It reflects our dedication to enhancing the future of our students and the prosperity of our citizens. Our vision for this innovative alliance is to bolster partnerships across the Commonwealth’s educational landscape and create a seamless transition for students seeking to transfer to Kentucky State Univerity and attain their four-year degrees.”

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