Gussler Award Nominations Sought


Michelle Goodman



   Ashland Community and Technical College is seeking nominations for the 2019 recipient of the Gussler Math and Science Endowed Chair Award. Established in 2007 through a gift to the college foundation, the award recognizes outstanding full-time math and science faculty who have made a difference in the lives of their students.

   Faculty eligible for this year’s award are Jame C. McCumbee, professor; Mohebbian Hossein, professor; Mark S. Riggs, professor; Cynthia Shelton, professor; Frances S. Martin, professor; Ralfred J. Hall, professor; Mary C. Flath, professor; Richard R. Conley, professor; Aschalew Mengistu, professor; and Alan Alley, professor.

   Nominations may be submitted by current or former students or any member of the ACTC community. Nominations should include the name of the faculty member, how the nominator is familiar with the nominee and how that faculty member has helped his or her students.

   Nominations can be mailed to: Mr. John Stewart, Community & Technical College Foundation of Ashland, Inc., 1400 College Drive, Ashland, KY 41101. Nominations must be postmarked by March 31.

   A committee of college and donor representatives will review the nominations, and the recipient will be announced at ACTC’s 2020 Commencement Ceremony. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Electrician exam 

prep class

   Are you ready to sit for the Kentucky state electrical exam?

   If you have the hours and experience, but need a refresher course before the test, ACTC Workforce Solutions is offering an Electrician Journeyman and Master License Exam Preparation Class.

   The class is led by Lennis Adkins, a Kentucky licensed master electrician with more than 40 years of electrical experience. 

   The spring session begins on March 14 and goes through April 4, meeting on four Saturdays from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Roberts Drive Campus. Participants will get a total of 24 contact hours and have the opportunity to take a practice exam.

   Registration is $299 per person and includes the class workbook. After the class, students are encouraged to register to take the actual exam facilitated by ACTC. Required materials are the latest edition of the International Building Code book.

   To register, contact Workforce Solutions at 606.326.2072 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Payment must be made at the time of registering.