Federal officials announced Monday Hazard Community and
is one of nearly 270 community
colleges across the nation to receive a portion of 450 million dollars in
grants for job training. Technical College
A consortium made up of six
community colleges: HCTC, along with Big Sandy, Somerset,
Jefferson, Southeast and West Kentucky, are to
receive $10 million during the next four years.
The funds will allow HCTC to expand its Learn on Demand program, which offers online training to students in a number of careers in computer and medical information technology.
With the grant, school officials say they will be able to offer five new associates degree programs and thirteen job-specific certifications.