University Of Pikeville Grant

The University of Pikeville has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for its Ag-Tech Innovation Center of Excellence Project. This award is part of a recently announced nearly $47 million package supporting 52 projects in 181 coal-impacted counties through ARC’s POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative.It’s projected that ARC’s investments have helped create or retain more than 39,600 jobs and prepare more than 100,000 workers and students for new opportunities in entrepreneurship, broadband, tourism and other growing industries.

Source: MG News

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