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Oral history with Joan Hoffman, one time mayor of Henderson, Kentucky and one of the first graduates from Henderson Community College in 1962. Interview begins with Hoffman recounting why she selected the college known then as the Northwest Center. Hoffman describes her first day of classes at Henderson and faculty and administrators who were crucial to her experiences at the college. Student activities and courses offered while she was at Henderson are also discussed. She details the relationship with the University of Kentucky and the college's current relationship with the Regionals in the area. The interview concludes with a discussion of past college presidents as well as the need for the college and the community support provided as Henderson was being established.

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2008oh133_cc055

Interviewee Name

Joan Hoffman

Interviewer Name

Adina O'Hara

Interview Date

2007-03-29

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Hoffman, Joan Interview by Adina O'Hara. 29 Mar. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hoffman, J. (2007, March 29). Interview by A. O'Hara. Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hoffman, Joan, interview by Adina O'Hara. March 29, 2007, Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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