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The value of career education

  By Candace Bensel  Attendance at career colleges and schools or proprietary schools makes up approximately ten percent of the higher education population at any given time. These schools are generally considerably smaller, sometimes with an entire campus population smaller than a freshman seminar class at a traditional, liberal arts institution. The average student age

Spencerian College preparing for move to Dupont Circle

Spencerian College is scheduled to begin classes Jan. 2 at its new campus at 4000 Dupont Circle within the Dupont Circle Medical Complex in Louisville, Kentucky. Spencerian plans to begin moving from its existing Shively location during finals week Dec. 11-15, said Spencerian College Executive Director Jan Gordon. “We will start the move during finals,

Seven healthcare leaders selected as MediStar honorees

Seven individuals and organizations were honored on October 24 at the eleventh annual MediStar Awards. Held at the Muhammad Ali Center, the MediStar Awards are the region’s premier venue for recognizing excellence in the business of healthcare.   Since 2007 the MediStar Awards have honored healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership, aging, as well as announcing the Physician

Younger meets older

These three young professionals are impacting aging care through their roles with Masonic Homes of Kentucky (MHKY). We spoke with Nick Cooper, executive director and administrator; Casey Adams, vice president of independent living; and Nicole Candler, senior vice president of marketing and communications, about about advances in aging care and why they enjoy working with

Telehealth program brings expert care into even the smallest of rural communities in Kentucky

By Laura Dawahare Somewhere in Kentucky, a patient checks in at the front desk of her local hospital’s memory or behavioral health clinic. The patient is concerned she may be having memory problems and, at the encouragement of family and friends, has booked an evaluation. A nurse greets the patient and takes her into an

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