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Southeast Kentucky Technical and Community College ATP students are working with the community to revive downtown Harlan

The Harlan Community Hopes to see "resurgence" in downtown.

Months ago Harlan received a nearly $600,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission as part of an initiative to bring new life to the downtown Harlan area. One of the centerpieces in the revitalization being the old Belk building on East Central Street in downtown Harlan.

The entire story is available for viewing at the Mountain News WYMT website:



UT Students at Pickett Civilian Conservation Corps Memorial State Park

The 2017 University of Tennessee ATP class working with the staff of Pickett Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Memorial State Park in Fentress County, TN.  During this effort, UT students will work with area stakeholders including Jamestown Mayor Darlene Monday Davis,  as well as park manager Travis Stover and his staff.






Educational Institutions Represented:

Auburn University
Alfred State College
Appalachian State University
East Tennessee State University
Fairmont State University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Morehead State University
Radford University
SE Kentucky Technical and Community College
University of North Georgia
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
University of Tennessee
Zane State College

Photo Gallery of 2016 ATP Retreat 


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