EKU's Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician Training Receives Grant

May 6, 2019
Students will soon be taking flight thanks to an investment into Eastern Kentucky University’s Kentucky's Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician Training project.

Students will soon be taking flight thanks to an investment into Eastern Kentucky University’s Kentucky's Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician Training project.

Starting January 2020, students will begin training in an 18-month program that will be taught in partnering classrooms around the commonwealth, including Hazard Community & Technical College; Big Sandy Community and Technical College; EKU Manchester; EKU Corbin; and EKU Richmond. Upper-level training classes will take place at partnering regional airports: Wendell H. Ford Regional Airport, Hazard; Big Sandy Regional Airport; London-Corbin Airport; and Central Kentucky Regional Airport, Richmond.

The investment comes from Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) through its POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative and is bringing with it an investment of $1,463,927.

For more: https://www.richmondregister.com/news/power-investment-eku-s-appalachia-aviation-maintenance-technician-training-receives