April 16, 2012 - 6:07pm
Taryn, video volunteer, 55,000 Degrees
“On-line videos and social media are important sources of information that are motivating people to take action today,” said Fischer, who is chairman of the 55,000 Degrees board of directors. “By sharing their success stories, student volunteers will help us convince more people to finish college and earn their degrees.”
This is Give A Day Week in Louisville, and students from more than a hundred public, private and Catholic schools will be tackling community projects, during this week of community service, April 14-22.  Mayor Greg Fischer’s goal for the Give A Day week is to set a world’s record...
September 12, 2011 - 8:50pm
Louisville is making significant progress toward the community's goal of adding 55,000 college degrees by 2020. Despite the gain, Louisville will have to increase the rate of progress to meet the goal.
Mayor Greg Fischer released a report today indicating that Louisville is making significant progress toward the community’s goal of adding 55,000 college degrees by 2020 – gaining 7,000 more college graduates in a one-year period and gaining ground on competitor cities.  “We...
February 15, 2011 - 3:48pm
Simmons College of Kentucky, once a full-service university for the city’s African-American population, is working to regain its place in history.
This article appears in the January 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
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