LWC & Elizabethtown Community & Technical College Announce Expansion of Educational Partnership
Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2011 [7:05 PM]
Elizabethtown Community & Technical College and
President/CEO Thelma J. White and
LWC President William T. Luckey Jr. shake hands after signing a
the two schools.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. -- Elizabethtown Community
& Technical College and Lindsey Wilson College have formed a
partnership to expand educational opportunities for
In a joint announcement Thursday at ECTC, ECTC President/CEO Thelma J. White and
LWC President William T. Luckey Jr. said the new agreement will
provide for the seamless transfer of academic credits between
ECTC's associate's degree in applied science degree in human
services and LWC's bachelor of arts degree in human services and
"Elizabethtown Community & Technical College and Lindsey
Wilson College have long, distinguished records of service to
citizens and communities," White said. "This agreement provides new
opportunities for students who complete an associate degree at ECTC
to continue their study and earn a bachelor's degree at LWC."
ECTC graduates who meet LWC admission standards will be eligible
for admission to LWC bachelor's program. LWC will accept the credit
hours required for an associate's degree at ECTC and apply that
credit toward the human services and counseling degree program. The
courses will be taught, mostly on weekends, by LWC faculty on the
ECTC Elizabethtown campus.
Once they transfer into Lindsey Wilson, students who are enrolled
full-time can earn a bachelor's degree in human services and
counseling from Lindsey Wilson in a little less than two years.
The Lindsey Wilson program prepares students to work in the
Admissions, academic and financial assistance counselors from the
two institutions will assist students to plan their course of study
to ensure a seamless transfer and to maximize available financial
"For almost 10 years, Lindsey Wilson has had the privilege of
partnering with KCTCS colleges," Luckey said. "Historically, students who
transfer into Lindsey Wilson from a KCTCS college are extremely
well-prepared academically, they are serious students, and they
usually perform very well in the classroom.
"Lindsey Wilson is excited to begin this partnership with ECTC,
especially because it is located less than one hour from the
Lindsey Wilson campus. It's a great partnership, and we look
forward to serving the students of ECTC."
Almost 8,000 students are enrolled at ECTC, one of 16 colleges in
Community and Technical College System. ECTC offers associate
degrees, certificates and diplomas in 33 academic and technical
programs, and the college awards more than 2,100 credentials each
Both institutions are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
Association of Colleges and Schools.
More information is available by contacting ECTC (877)
246-2322 or LWC at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 264-0138.