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WKCTC Associate Professor Recognized by KABHE

Corey WadlingtonCorey M. Wadlington was recently named the first recipient of the Dr. Joseph H. McMillan Faculty Award by the Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education.

The award was presented in memory of Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, who was the co-founder of the Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education. A retired University of Louisville professor, McMillan was also a member of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and Coordinator of the National Black Family Conference for 34 years. He died in August 2010 at the age of 80.

The McMillan award is given to a current faculty member in Kentucky, who is a member of the KABHE and has a demonstrated record of scholarly research, service and teaching.

Wadlington, an associate professor at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, came to the college in 2004 after working at Hopkinsville Community College for three years. A native of Christian County, Wadlington gained a master in arts degree in education from Austin Peay State University.