NAFTC National Training Center Profile

Owensboro Community & Technical College is a public, two-year, open admissions college accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Collegesand is one of the sixteen colleges that make up the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS). The college values innovatio is the focused on student learning, and is responsive to economic trends.

Most OCTC students are from the counties of Davies, Ohio, Hancock, and McLean in Kentucky, but many others travel from elsewhere in Kentucky and southern Indiana, attracted by the Advanced Technology Center and other distinctive programs. This includes cutting edge training in alternative fuels.

Owensboro Community & Technical College has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for support of a project entitled “Preparing Vehicle Technicians for Advanced Transportation Fuels.” The project, under the direction of OCTC’s Southeastern Campus Director, Mike Rodgers, and Automotive Faculty, Keith Nall, began September 1, 2014 and runs through August 31, 2017. Partners in the program represent industry, government, and nonprofit organizations: ATech, Atmos Energy, ConsuLab, Cummis Crosspoint, Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition, Kentucky Corn Growers Association, Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence, Kentucky Propane Gas Association, Kentucky Soybean Board and Association, Kentucky Propane Education and Research Council, and Owensboro Grain Company.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

Mike Rodgers
Southeast Campus Director
410 East Columbus Drive
1901 Southeastern Parkway
Owensboro, KY 42303
Email: mike.rodgers@kctcs.edu
Phone: (270) 686-4481