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Education

  • Questions surround Mid-Continent closing

    By Kathleen Fox

    The Paducah Sun

    As the final cycle of classes comes to an end at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, questions about the school’s past and future remained unanswered.

    More than 60 years after the private Southern Baptist college opened its doors, Mid-Continent University has closed to about 2,000 traditional and Advantage students.

  • School board meets tonight

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at the board of education office, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda of tonight's meeting includes several items. Two delegations are listed as well (Amanda Beard and Barney Tharp) at the end of the agenda.

    The agenda is as follows:

    CALL TO ORDER

    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/MOMENT OF SILENCE

  • Batt and Swencki awarded doctor of pharmacy degrees

    Stephen Batt of Lebanon, son of Joseph and Mary Batt and Laura S. Swencki of Lebanon, daughter of Jim and Anne Swencki recently received their doctor of pharmacy degrees from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.
    The University of Kentucky awarded 130 doctor of pharmacy degrees to students on May 9 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. Dr. Timothy S. Tracy, dean of the College, presided over the ceremony.
    The UK College of Pharmacy is the nation’s fifth-ranked college of pharmacy in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report.

  • Local students named to spring honors lists
  • Holt earns dean’s list

    Elyssa Paige Holt of Lebanon has been named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Georgetown College in Georgetown.
    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA, according to Rosemary Allen, Ph.D., Georgetown College’s provost and academic dean.

  • Begley earns degree
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  • Mattingly and Franklin named to dean’s list

    Midway College announces the students who have been named to its dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester. In order to be named to the list, a student must be classified as full time and obtain a 3.60 grade point average for the semester.
    Shelby L. Mattingly of Lebanon and Christina D. Franklin of Loretto were among the students to meet this criteria.
     

  • Tonge makes dean’s list

    AnTonia P. Tonge of Lebanon qualified for the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at University of Pikeville.
    To qualify for the dean’s list, students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 (B+) or better.
     

  • Head start class of 2014