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Dr. Raymond Burse

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Some Thorobreds Return For Homecoming Year After Year … After Year

Thorobreds gather in Frankfort, Ky., from near and far every year for Kentucky State University’s Homecoming Weekend. In the crowd at the football game and at the parties, there are always some familiar faces who return year after year and have watched the celebration grow and change for decades.

Frazier Curry says he’s 71 years old, so he’s probably attended 71 Homecomings at KSU. His father graduated from KSU in 1936; his mother graduated in 1948, and most of his relatives went to KSU. Curry was a wee child when he attended his first KSU Homecoming.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month With A Networking Summit

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Kentucky State University’s College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems has partnered with the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and other local and state organizations to sponsor the Ninth Annual Hispanic, Immigrant and Refugee Networking Summit on Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Shelby County Extension Office. This event provides an opportunity to network with representatives from different organizations and individuals that work with and serve the Hispanic, refugee and immigrant community of Kentucky.

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