Making a DifferenceSeptember 28, 2017 |
by Dr. Vic Adams - Guest Columnist
As I begin my first year as president of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, I’m energized about the future impact our institution can make in our region. At the same time, it’s exciting to realize how far we have come. But we also face some challenges.
It’s no secret our region has some of the highest poverty levels in the U.S. Because our students have great financial need and are often first-generation students who may not know how to navigate the federal loan system, research shows they are at greater risk for loan default.