Kentucky articles

Louisville launches free program to teach technology skills

A new program, called the COVID-19 Reskilling Initiative, will expand the number of qualified tech workers in Louisville while helping those impacted by the COVID-19 economic disruptions. The program, launched by the Future of Work Initiative powered by Microsoft, encourages residents to access free, self-paced online data skills training. The launch of the catalogue of free resources

UK launches first online social work program in state

The College of Social Work (CoSW) at the University of Kentucky is launching an online Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) program to address the critical shortage of social workers across the country, as well as in Kentucky. A recent study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found a 16 percent increase in the need for social workers nationwide since 2016. Social

Healthcare CEOs announce opening of Corporate Innovation Center

The Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (LHCC) announced the opening of the LHCC Corporate Innovation Center. This collaborative space located on E. Jefferson Street in downtown Louisville is uniquely positioned to serve as a hub for the emerging innovation district in NuLu. Both Mayor Fischer and the LHCC member companies share a vision of connecting corporations,

Employers Key to Addressing Lung Cancer Disparity in Rural Kentucky

By Elizabeth Chapin Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among all Kentuckians. Male Kentuckians have higher rates than females, with a disproportionate number residing in rural and medically underserved parts of the state. According to a University of Kentucky study, worksite intervention may be key to connecting men in rural Kentucky with critical

UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Program Offers Community Health Tuition

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) and the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CEHR) announced a grant to support the first-ever Students Striving Toward Better Health in Self and Community initiative, available to Perry County and Hazard Independent high school students. Students enrolling in the program will receive tuition-free education and training for the community health

Stites & Harbison recognized

BTI Consulting Group recently selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC as a standout in two key areas: investing in client relationships and client-facing communication in the prestigious BTI Client Service A-Team 2020: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance.  In-depth interviews with more than 350 corporate counsel at Global 500 and Fortune 1000 companies were conducted