55,000 Degrees Executive Director Mary Gwen Wheeler explains why transportation is so important to academic success. 55,000 Degrees, one of our oldest clients, has been working for more than seven years to ensure that more Louisvillians earn a college degree. Part of that work includes identifying and reducing the “trip wires” that knock people off the path to a degree. For many students at Jefferson Community and Technical College, one such obstacle is transportation. If

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Messer Construction Co. continues to put its mark on healthcare in Louisville, working with local partners such as Norton Healthcare Inc. and the University of Louisville to create more points of care across the community. Several Messer projects began or reached new heights in recent weeks -- milestones that illustrate how Messer and its partners are working to improve care for adult and pediatric  as well as emergency and cardiac treatments. Here are a few

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