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There's a place for you at Kentucky State University.
At Kentucky State, a close, family-oriented community welcomes entering freshmen and transfer students alike. Here, we understand every student has a unique set of strengths — some known and others you have yet to discover. As the state’s oldest HBCU, our rich history, highly diverse campus community and strong emphasis on academics and community service will prepare you for success.Learn More
Together Breds we can help protect others.
Wear your face mask or face covering on campus when in the presence of others and in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., outside of your office, residence halls, classrooms and common areas).Learn More
College of AGRICULTURE, COMMUNITY AND THE SCIENCES
The legacy lives on.
Spark the next great advancement in sustainable farming. Save the environment. Open a modern Ag business or become a world-changer in the research arena. Founded as a land-grant institution, Kentucky State boasts a rich history in agriculture and has evolved into a leader in fields like aquaculture and organic research. You can join us on a journey of discovery like no other. Satisfy your intellectual curiosity. Master the principles of Science and apply your knowledge in ways that improve the natural world and the human condition. Learn more about our diverse academic offerings and become a part of Kentucky State's proud legacy.Learn More
College of HUMANITIES, BUSINESS, AND SOCIETY
Fill your mind, enrich your life.
Take the creative spirit of the writer. The musician’s song. The relentless drive of the entrepreneur. The philosopher’s wisdom and the sociologist’s unique world view. Combine them all and you have The College of Humanities, Business, and Society, a vibrant, multi-faceted department where a rich, rigorous curriculum prepares you to become a lifelong leader in areas that improve and enrich our culture, our communities and our lives.Learn More
WHITNEY YOUNG HONORS COLLEGIUM
A higher level in higher education.
Dream bigger. Set your sights higher. Aspire to accomplish more. The Whitney Young Honors Collegium exists to help students achieve the highest levels of academic success. Our esteemed faculty will motivate you, embrace your goals, and guide you toward a lifetime of achievement. Kentucky State’s specialized curriculum will help you find your courage and confidence to celebrate the challenges and opportunities that await you, all with one goal in mind: to help you reach your full potential as a student and in lifeLearn More
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Kentucky State personnel attend AEA conference, place in poster competition
Three Kentucky State University personnel placed in the poster competition at the Association of Extension Administrators conference in Orlando, Florida, from July 31 to August 4, 2022.
Kentucky State University joins Grow with Google's HBCU Career Readiness Program to train 100,000 Black college students in digital skills by 2025
July 28, 2022 (Frankfort, KY) - Today, Kentucky State University announced its participation in the Grow with Google HBCU Career Readiness Program. The initiative helps Black college students at over...
Associate professor of biology co-authors review on emerging infectious diseases caused by bat-borne viruses
Dr. Alexander Lai, associate professor of biology at Kentucky State University, is a co-author of an extensive review article on emerging viruses from bats. "Emerging viruses: Cross-species transmission...
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“Of all people on campus, I am the one that the administration and the President pointed out for being the most effective and engaged student to the community,” Galloway said.
Dr. Alexander Lai, associate professor of biology, co-authored the paper, “COVID-19: Epidemiology, Evolution, and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives,” with collaborators in China and Germany. The paper is published in Trends in Molecular Medicine.
Waller said, “Starting the program while deployed helped me focus on something else rather than my deployment. It was a type of mental escape for me.”