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Rogers Explorers hosted at University of the Cumberlands


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. –University of the Cumberlands hosted the fifth annual Rogers Explorers Camp on Wednesday, June 9, through Friday, June 11, on campus.

Through the program, eighth grade students experienced life on a college campus and explored hands-on skills in the sciences. Dr. Michael Colegrove, Vice President for Student Services and Director of Leadership Studies, stated, “We are proud to have a program that enriches opportunities in rural development on our campus.?

The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three day, two night program focusing on developing skills in leadership, technology, entrepreneurship, and community service. It is developed, coordinated, and supervised by The Center for Rural Development in partnership with The University of the Cumberlands, Lindsey Wilson College and Eastern Kentucky University. Students from The Center’s 42-county service area may apply during their eighth-grade year.