Army Continuing Education System (ACES)

first_imgThe Army Continuing Education System is composed of the Army Education Center with five partner schools offering a variety of educational programs and services for Soldiers, Family members, employees and local civilians. The central phone number for ACES is (502) 624-2427. ACES includes three facilities: the Army Education Center in Building 65 and annex buildings 1174 and 1055. You may also like their Facebook page at Fort Knox Education Center.PROGRAMS AND SERVICESEducation Counseling Services are available to everyone and include academic planning and information on college course and program requirements, online degree options, financial aid, scholarships, the GI Bill and college programs throughout the country.The Army Tuition Assistance program pays 100 percent of a Soldier’s tuition cost up to the annual established DOD caps. Schools must be regionally or nationally accredited. TA pays for associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one certification. Soldiers must apply for benefits in advance through the GoArmyEd portal at www.goarmyed.com.The five ACES Partner Schools include Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Western Kentucky University, University of Louisville, Sullivan University and Central Texas College. ACES maintains offices and staff at the Army Education Center in Building 65. College participation is open to everyone.The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support testing program provides many college credit exams free to Soldiers. Tests are administered through a National Testing Center at the University of Louisville office, and tests scores are available immediately. For more information, call (502) 942-8060.The Army Education Center manages the Army Personnel Testing program, offering AFCT, DLPT, DLAB and other military tests. Also available through the education center are college entrance exams such as the SAT and ACT, as well as Pearson VUE’s certification exams. The Army Learning Center, in Building 65, is an 18-classroom facility used for military and civilian training in the daytime and college classes at night.The Basic Skills Education Program assists Soldiers to raise GT scores and college readiness.last_img read more

Unlikely hero leads Nets past Rockets

first_img(Field Level Media) Taurean Prince collected season highs of 27 points and 12 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets overcame a 15-point deficit and beat the visiting Houston Rockets 123-116 last night. The Nets improved to 2-3 and rebounded nicely from Wednesday’s 10-point loss to Indiana by outscoring Houston 93-71 over the final 32:31.Caris LeVert added 25 points for the Nets, who shot 49.4 percent while not being led in scoring by Kyrie Irving for the first time this season. Irving finished with 22 points and 10 assists to post his first double-double as a Net.Prince posted his third career game with at least 20 points and 10 rebounds and shot 9 for 17 from the floor. The forward also made 6 of 10 3-pointers as the Nets shot 59.4 percent (19 of 32) from behind the arc. James Harden scored 36 points for the Rockets but struggled to get a shooting rhythm most of the night. After getting 59 in Wednesday’s wild 159-158 win at Washington, Harden shot 10 of 31 from the floor and missed 14 of 16 3-point attempts.Russell Westbrook flirted with a triple-double with 27 points, eight assists and seven rebounds but the Rockets shot 41.4 percent and were 12 of 48 (25 percent) on 3-pointers.Brooklyn held a 15-point lead late in the third but the Rockets trimmed it to 104-98 on two free throws by Harden with 5:32 remaining. Irving’s 3-pointer with 4:53 remaining pushed the lead to 109-98 but Houston was within 109-103 on Harden’s uncontested dunk with 4:10 to go. The Nets sealed it when Irving connected with Prince, who hit an open 3-pointer from the left wing for a 114-106 lead with two minutes to go. Irving made it 117-108 with a step-back 3-pointer from the right corner with 55.9 seconds remaining.Harden scored 11 points as the Rockets forced 10 turnovers and took a 33-24 lead after the first quarter. The Rockets ended the quarter with an impressive 18-1 run over the last 4:29 and forced Irving into five turnovers.Houston expanded its lead to 45-30 on a jumper by Danuel House Jr. with 8:21 remaining in the first half but the Nets ended the half with a 31-14 run to take a 61-59 lead into intermission. Westbrook’s steal of Brooklyn’s inbounds pass and subsequent dunk forged a 68-68 tie with 8:16 remaining in the third quarter. The Nets countered with a 17-5 run and took an 85-73 lead on Prince’s layup with 3:48 remaining in the period and carried a 95-83 lead into the fourth.last_img read more