CU Partners to Sponsor Local Workforce Expo

CU Partners to Sponsor Local Workforce Expo

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Campbellsville University is among those partnering to sponsor a Community Workforce Readiness Expo Thursday, Sept. 3, at Campbellsville Community Center, 1425 Old Hodgenville Road, Campbellsville.

The expo will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT. The agencies joining to offer this series of workshops for the local community are: Office of Employment and Training, Cumberland Workforce Network, Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, Taylor County Adult Education, Kentucky At Work (Kentucky Recovery Act Information), Campbellsville University Technology Training Center, Lake Cumberland Community Action, Experience Works, OVR-Department for the Blind, and Team Taylor County/Campbellsville-Taylor County Economic Development Authority.

This informational event will be an opportunity for people who want to take charge of their futures whether or not they are unemployed, under-employed or seeking a job or career change. The expo will allow those attending to discover the resources the Campbellsville community has to offer.

Registration will occur for free employment training sessions in the following: basic computer, preparing a resume, job interview dos and don'ts, applying for state jobs, applying for federal jobs, job search strategies, job networking club, dealing with change, stress management, Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint, exploring jobs/careers and transitioning to college.

Refreshments will be provided, and door prizes will be awarded. Must be present to win.

For more information, contact Palvena Pace or Chad Mattingly at 270-789-1352.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Listed in U.S.News & World Report's 2009 "America's Best Colleges," CU is ranked 23rd in "Best Baccalaureate Colleges" in the South and as an "up-and-coming" institution in a new category. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America's Best Christian Colleges® and designated as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.