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Apply To 2020 Internship Jobs
Internships are jobs related to academic majors & career interests. Internships are important because they offer irreplaceable hands-on experience in a career field and help students stand out in the job market as college graduates. Go to Career Services to find out more.
Simmons College of Kentucky is partnering with JCPS in Transition to Teaching
This program is designed to help people who have a college degree to move toward certification as a JCPS teacher. There is presently a cohort of 15 potential teachers in a program through JCPS done in partnership with Simmons, which meets on our campus. We are also exploring other ways we can help people who have college degrees and who want to be teachers, but who are not yet certified, to move towards certification. If you would like to learn more about either one of these programs please follow this link. Please note that Simmons does not offer an education degree presently, and that these programs are not for academic credit.
Simmons College Of Kentucky is an institution of biblical higher education dedicated to educating people in the urban context through strong academic and professional programs in order that they may become productive citizens and agents of change in society.
Being among the nation’s private historically Black colleges and universities, Simmons College Of Kentucky is accredited by the Association For Biblical Higher Education Commission On Accreditation (5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Suite 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808) to grant certificates and degrees at the associate and baccalaureate levels. This agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as requiring the same high academic standards as other national and regional accreditors. Simmons is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Post-secondary Education.
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SPRING 2021 CLASSES WILL REMAIN IN REMOTE MODE
Because we remain committed to the safety of the Simmons College community, and because COVID-19 case numbers have risen in Kentucky and around the nation, Simmons College of Kentucky will continue providing remote instruction for the 2021 spring semester.We have missed the personal connections and fellowship with our Simmons family on campus, and we know that many students and faculty have been challenged by the weight of remote education. But with COVID-19 hitting Black communities harder than any other demographic, we simply could not run the risk of returning to in-person instruction at this time.
If you or someone you know would like to talk to someone or need additional resources to help you through this challenging time, please call or text Simmons’ Vice President for Student Services, Phyllis Clark, via her personal cell (502-599-8049), and she will connect you to the new resources we are offering to assist our students at this time.
Also, please check our CARES Act tab at the top of our home page. [CLICK HERE]
There you will find applications for Covid relief payments, Chromebooks and WIFI assistance for eligible students.
The Bachelor of Arts in Business Entrepreneurship serves the Simmons College of Kentucky mission of “educating people in the urban context through strong academic and professional programs” by focusing on how one can become self-employed and or how one grow an existing business. The field of entrepreneurship is one that relies heavily on the ability to change and exploit new markets and opportunities so our students learn to be adaptable and ready for constant change. The entrepreneurship major uses skills such as creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration in real world settings to help them develop an entrepreneurial venture and mindset. By doing so, the program enables its students to “become productive citizens and agents of change in society (Simmons Mission Statement)” by becoming entrepreneurs who can become community leaders and employers who can help their communities thrive economically. Our faculty members have experience and expertise in small business and non-profit development, local economic development, and organizational planning. Several have either owned or currently own their own businesses. Our curriculum gives one the knowledge to start a new venture or to grow an existing business.
The Bachelor of Arts in Cross-Cultural Communication is a four-year degree program designed to combine the liberal arts, an ethical worldview, and communication.Living in an era of rapid globalization, colleges and universities are seeing mega-trends to produce a global workforce able to communicate across cultures—inter-personally and organizationally beyond social, political, and economic boundaries. The Department of Cross- Cultural Communication prepares students for professional, business and educational careers in advertising and public relations, communication studies and leadership studies.
The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is a four-year degree program designed to combine the liberal arts, an ethical worldview, and social science. With an increasing social gap between majority-race and minority persons, we aim to develop students able to think critically and imaginatively about society and social issues, with a commitment to social justice based on an appreciation of social and intellectual diversity and an awareness of social inequality.
The Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies gives students a thorough introduction to philosophical and religious thought in the global world with special emphasis on Christian and African American religious thought. Students who complete a degree in Religious Studies will be equipped as leaders with critical reasoning skills, aware of foundational philosophical, theological, biblical, and historical ideas that have shaped contemporary cultures around the world and be prepared to pursue further graduate work in seminary or divinity school and to compete for jobs in areas such as law, public and international policy, civil and human rights organizations churches and other religious organizations, and nonprofit organizations.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance is a four-year degree program that is designed to provide specialized training in music, with opportunities to perform in multiple ensembles that will expose the student to many styles and genres of musical literature, as well as develop a comprehensive understanding of music theory and history. The Department of Music prepares students for professional work, advanced study, performing for cultural enjoyment, or leading ministries within the Christian community.