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January 2, 2017
Happy New Year to all of you! Time away from classes or work responsibilities can give us a space to think about what matters in our lives. Each year, from Thanksgiving though the New Year, our focus can be on families and fun, the joy of giving, helping others not so fortunate, or time for different pursuits.
November 21, 2016
Last Monday was World Kindness Day 2016. BCTC Students for Peace and Earth Justice held a program at the Cooper Campus.
November 7, 2016
I heard a recent story on NPR about a young Russian in the 1980s who was swept up in the transformation when the Soviet Union dissolved and Russia opened to more Western companies.
October 27, 2016
I have hesitated to comment on the current political campaigns and climate, but I find that I have this to say: Here in October of 2016, it seems we are more polarized than any time in the 40+plus years I have been observing the US political system.
October 10, 2016
The world lost the inimitable Yogi Berra in 2015. The wise and wonderful, if comment-challenged, baseball legend said so many things that on first hearing one might think nonsensical.
September 28, 2016
At the August 2014 Fall Kick-Off, I talked to faculty and staff about the concepts of Good to Great as described by author Jim Collins. He, along with others, researched companies that had remained “great” over decades, shifting and changing as needed to stay relevant and competitive.
September 12, 2016
I was a “first-generation” college student. Neither of my parents had a college education and both made it into jobs and careers through determination and hard work.
August 28, 2016
This fall BCTC has two newly appointed groups to address our approach and challenges to developing and supporting culturally competent faculty, staff, and students. We need everyone at BCTC to contribute to a positive, appreciative, and respectful campus climate.
August 15, 2016
"I feel I kind of ruined my life by going to college," is a quote from a student who took out federal student loans at three different colleges on her way to a nursing degree. Loan totals: $150,000.
August 1, 2016
Six years ago, we began a program to select and place legislative interns with regional caucus members in the Kentucky General Assembly who support opportunity for great learning experiences for our students.
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