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Co-Op Opportunity Benefits Students, TRC

From left: Eric Poynter, TRC technology resource manager; Dr. Vigs Chandra, prof

Eastern Kentucky University’s Training Resource Center (TRC), in partnership with the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, recently instituted a specialized co-op program designed to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities of undergraduate students by providing hands-on experience working with everyday technologies in an organizational setting.

EKU’s Training Resource Center Hosts Georgia State University

Pictured from left to right, Eric Poynter, TRC Technology Resource Manager; Mary

EKU’s Training Resource Center (TRC) recently hosted visitors from Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, School of Social Work and the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services.

EKU and Cabinet for Health and Family Services Partner to Strengthen Kentucky’s Public Child Welfare Workforce

Pictured from Left to Right: Corrie Rice, TRC Executive Director; Pam Black, Ass

EKU’s University Training Consortium (UTC) hosted the 38th Public Child Welfare Certification Program (PCWCP) retreat on August 7 and 8 at the Perkins Conference Center.   Ninety (90) Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students from 11 Kentucky universities attended the retreat and received specialized child welfare training to prepa

New Institute for Excellence in Behavioral Health—EKU Partnership with Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Lou Kurtz, Interim Director for the Institute for Excellence in Behavioral Healt

The Institute for Excellence in Behavioral Health began operation on July 1, 2015 as a program within the Training Resource Center at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU). It is collaborative effort between EKU and the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (DBHDID) and is supported by funding from DBHDID.

Student Spotlight: Casey Spires

Casey Spires

    My name is Casey Spires; I have been a student at Eastern Kentucky University since 2011 as a Networking, Security and Electronics Major.  I was hired as a temporary intern for cooperative learning credit in the Spring 2015 Semester. During my internship I completed the interview process and was hired on as a Student Employee for the Training Resource Center.

Student Spotlight: Kate Woods

Student Employee:Kate Woods

My name is Katherine Woods, I have attended EKU for the past three years and I have been employed by the Training Resource Center (TRC) as a student associate since October 2013. Within TRC I work with the Public Child Welfare Certification Program (PCWCP).

Student Spotlight : Ross Potier

Student Employee: Ross Potier

My name is Ross Potier and I have attended EKU as a student for four years. I work within the Training Records Information Services (TRIS) unit of the Training Resource Center as a student programmer.  TRIS provides online access to training activities and information for the State training initiatives.

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