Gov. Andy Beshear announced new roadside signs to recognize the state's two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) — Kentucky State University and Simmons College of Kentucky.
The financial reporting submitted to the Kentucky State University Board of Regents and the state Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) was inaccurate and inadequate, according to a report from the CPE presented at the board’s meeting on Tuesday.
Kentucky State University announced on Monday that it got reapproval for its Small-Scale Farm Grant Program, which aids “small and limited-resource farmers in Kentucky,” to the tune of $990,000.
At Monday’s Franklin County Schools Board of Education meeting, Garan Hayden was named the student Champion of the Month for October.
Two Frankfort High students were recently named Students of the Week at Trailblazer Early College and Career Academy in Harrodsburg.
Kentucky State University is still figuring out what all went wrong during the years of former president M. Christopher Brown II’s tenure.
Former Kentucky State University staff regent and administrative assistant Chandee Felder was fired last month due to an alleged violation of the school’s HR policy and ethics code as well as “gross misconduct.”
In the last two years of his presidency, former Kentucky State University head M. Christopher Brown II spent more than $73,000 on his university-issued credit card, a majority of which went toward flights and hotels. Destinations included the Bahamas, Las Vegas, California and Cancun among others.
The Office of the Attorney general issued an opinion last week which found that the Kentucky State University Foundation, the school’s primary private fundraising arm, is a public agency.
Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon’s office is looking into the finances at Kentucky State University, per both KSU Chief Financial Officer Greg Rush and the auditor’s office.
Forty 2021 high school graduates from Frankfort have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
The Frankfort Independent Schools board passed a working budget for the 2021-2022 school year at its meeting Monday, and it had two things Board Chairman Jina Greathouse was happy to see.
Chair of the Joint Interim Committee on Appropriations & Revenue Chris McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, made his displeasure with the performance of Kentucky State University well known at a committee meeting held on Friday.
Second Street’s Lexi Parker has turned heads with her strong start to the school year, and she’s been selected as the WesBanco Student of the Week.
Editor's Note: One week after the publication of this article, Kentucky State University Acting President Clara Stamps reached out to the State Journal asking for a retraction of the section in another article that included Phillip Clay stating that “the president’s office” told him that fac…
In the opening Commonwealth Academic League match of the season, Western Hills hosted and defeated Shelby County Monday. The final was WHHS 146 and Shelby 57.
Dr. Felicia Cumings Smith, of Frankfort, has been selected as the president of the National Center for Families Learning. Her first day will be Monday.
Editor’s Note: Nine days after the publication of this article, Kentucky State University Acting President Clara Stamps reached out to the State Journal asking for a retraction of the section that included Phillip Clay stating that “the president’s office” told him that faculty senate could …
Editor's note: Read about the information that Chandee Felder provided to the State Journal in the story "Former KSU staff regent says board should be removed for inaction on financial issues."
The finances of Kentucky State University have recently come under increased scrutiny. However, one area within the budget in particular has undergone a drastic change. Slowly, over the course of two decades, spending on instruction has dropped even amidst ongoing concerns about underinvestm…
Felicity Bryan has made quite an impression in the first month of school, and she’s the WesBanco Student of the Week.
Charles Lewis is still working in the Franklin County Schools district, just not as principal at Franklin County High.
Franklin County senior Ashley Layson is involved in several extracurricular activities, and she still finds time to be an excellent student.
The finances of Kentucky State University are in better shape than they were when former President M. Christopher Brown II resigned, per a report from KSU Chief Financial Officer Greg Rush heard at the school’s Board of Regents meeting on Thursday.
Krista Sturgeon’s world changed forever in December with the passing of her father, Don Sturgeon, from COVID-19, but she’s come up with a way to honor her father and help people at the same time.
Sisters Beth, Abby and Annie Roy have excelled at The Frankfort Christian Academy, where they have impressed their teachers with their work ethic and desire to learn.
Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber gave the district’s weekly COVID-19 update Friday on Twitter.