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    Friday, February 22, 2019
    Not only has MSN named Danville as the most beautiful college town in Kentucky, now College Factual has found Danville to be one of the best locations in the nation for students seeking a great education, among 36,000 cities analyzed. Among the best colleges in the US, CollegeFactual ranks Centre College #117 in the country and #1 in Kentucky. Read more here.
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    By:  Ennis Tillman & Erin Tipton The Workforce Development Committee and its recently established subcommittees are working diligently to support the five core objectives as outlined in the Economic Development Strategic Plan. The WDC efforts were broadened and deepened by the addition of five active subcommittees, consisting of members from local and area educational institutions, industries, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    By:  Steve RinehartIn 2007, a regional focus group of employers was hosted by the Danville-Boyle County Chamber’s Workforce Development Committee to hear and comment on the results of an employer survey that had been conducted by the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD) in 17 central Kentucky counties, including Boyle.  Read the rest of the column here.
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    By:  Steve Rinehart Whether it is during an election season (when candidates tout the number of jobs created or make promises about jobs that will be created), or nearly any other time when economic growth or workforce development is discussed, the conversation seems to always center around the need for jobs, attracting jobs, and retaining jobs. Those discussions rarely acknowledge the fact ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, January 14, 2015
    DANVILLE, Ky. - The Danville campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College will add a new associate degree program to its offerings beginning the Fall 2015 semester. The Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program will result in an associate degree in Applied Science.    The AMT program originated through collaboration between Toyota Motor Manufacturing and Bluegrass Community and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic, Press Release