UPIKE will have forums to discuss new scholarships, campuses

By: Whitney Burks Email
By: Whitney Burks Email

The University of Pikeville is holding forums to discuss the new coal severance tax scholarships.

The forums are designed for potential students to find out more about the scholarships and what UPIKE's new extension campuses will offer.

UPIKE officials say they also want to learn from the students, like what majors they are interested in and what time of day they prefer to have classes.

"We want to find out interest, and get them involved, and increase the level of bachelor degree attainment here in southeast Kentucky," said UPIKE President Paul Patton.

The forum schedule is below:

Thursday, June 7:

9 a.m. Southeast Community and Technical College, Whitesburg Campus, Caudill Hall Lobby
11 a.m. Southeast Community and Technical College, Cumberland Campus, Newman Hall Lobby
2 p.m. Southeast Community and Technical College, Middlesboro Campus, Middlesboro Grill

Friday, June 8:

9a.m. Big Sandy Comm. and Technical College, Prestonsburg Campus, Student Center Grill
10:30 a.m. Magoffin County High School Library, Salyersville
Noon Big Sandy Comm. and Technical College, Mayo Campus, Paintsville Admin. Building. Room 109
2 p.m. Martin County Board of Education Board Room, Martin County Business Center
4 p.m. Hazard Community and Technical College, Knott County Branch, Hindman Opportunity Center

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