KVEC Educonomy Summit Live Stream

Join the discussion on the KVEC Educonomy Summit Click Image to Stream Schedule 9:00 – Welcome to event: Vision for the day 9:05 – Video message from Gov. Matt Bevin 9:10 – 9:55 “The eastern Kentucky I Want” – Z and Millennial Generation panel 10 a.m. – 11a.m   “Career, education and training opportunities for youth” -  Education and Workforce Cabinet Deputy Secretary [...]

Tales of the Cumberlands

Devils, Giants, Feudists, & Physicians Spellbinding stories from Appalachian history will swirl through the mists of Breaks Interstate Park at a storytelling convention to be held Sept. 21-24. The third gathering of “Tales of the Cumberlands: Devils, Giants, Feudists and Physicians” will focus on tales from the Virginia-Kentucky border region from frontier days to the […]

KVEC Inaugural Drone Race

78 students from 8 KVEC schools arrived at Hazard Community and Technical College to participate in a drone building workshop and indoor race. Betsy Lane, Belfry, Sheldon Clark, Wolfe County, Lee County, Owsley County, Knott County and Middlesboro received drone kits from KVEC and the Appalachian Technology Institute a little more than four weeks ago […]

KVEC Collaborating on a Flight Path for Student Innovation

KVEC is teaming with Hazard Community and Technical College, Perry County Fiscal Court, Knott County Fiscal Court and the Wendell H. Ford Regional Airport on the USA Drone Port, a national unmanned robotic research and development facility. “This could be a game-changer for Southeast Kentucky,” said Paul Green, with KVEC. “It’s cutting-edge and it could […]

National Pi Day 2017!

7th-grade teacher Michelle Scott spent the day crunching numbers with her classes at Pikeville Independent Junior High in celebration of National Pi Day. March 14 (3/14) is reserved each year for investigating the mathematical constant Pi (π) a little further. Mrs. Scott’s full lesson consists of the following: The 8th grade teacher and I will […]

I Wrote a Novel in 58 Days…

To accomplish this I used the problem-solving model I developed while writing my coursework in college and while programming for all my technology endeavors. If the average novel is 70-80k words, how can I break that into something manageable? I knew the story I wanted to tell and I had a good grasp on who I thought the characters were, all I needed was a plan to get it all written

Mockingbirds: Creating a Comic Page

A couple of months ago I started working on a comic book idea with my friend Christopher Epling called Mockingbirds. The general concept centers a young man comes home from WWI and his hometown is different than he remembers. The first storyline is 6-issues with the first issue coming in at 28 pages and the rest […]

404 Monster Hour of Code Challenge

Creating a video game is difficult. I know this because I’ve tried, and failed, multiple times. Even the simplest game is a daunting task to take on, so for this year’s Hour of Code stream I wanted to give myself a coding and design challenge that could be solved in a couple of hours and […]