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Grant awarded for distance learning education

class offered via remote locationHazard Community and Technical College will be utilizing a grant for $243,836 to improve, upgrade and expand distance learning technology in five classrooms on five campuses, in Hazard, Jackson, Hindman, and Hyden, thanks to the 2012 U.S.D.A. Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant. One of the campuses will have interactive video conferencing equipment for the first time; the other four will expand their current capacity.

HCTC President Dr. Steve Greiner said, distance learning is an integral part of teaching and learning at HCTC. We are appreciative of the opportunity to enhance technology for our students and faculty.

HCTC is one of only two community colleges in the nation and only one of two recipients for the state of Kentucky.