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September 30- October 1 2016

The 52nd annual Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ and the 12th annual Kentucky Black Bear Festival

700 College Rd Cumberland, Ky 40823
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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KINGDOM COME SWAPPIN’ MEETIN’ JOINS FORCES WITH KENTUCKY BLACK BEAR FESTIVAL ON SKCTC’S CUMBERLAND CAMPUS September 8, 2016

KINGDOM COME SWAPPIN’ MEETIN’ JOINS FORCES WITH KENTUCKY BLACK BEAR FESTIVAL ON SKCTC’S CUMBERLAND CAMPUS

The 52nd annual Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ and the 12th annual Kentucky Black Bear Festival will be held on Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st on the Cumberland campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC).
ONLINE RESOURCES HELPING CUT DOWN TEXTBOOK COSTS FOR SOME SKCTC STUDENTS September 2, 2016

ONLINE RESOURCES HELPING CUT DOWN TEXTBOOK COSTS FOR SOME SKCTC STUDENTS

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Some students at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) are getting a little bit of a break on textbook costs, thanks to OpenStax College
SKCTC WHITESBURG CAMPUS OPENS FOOD PANTRY FOR STUDENTS September 2, 2016

SKCTC WHITESBURG CAMPUS OPENS FOOD PANTRY FOR STUDENTS

WHITESBURG, Ky. – The Whitesburg campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) is taking the mission to serve students to the next level.

 

LOCAL LAW OFFICE TEAM WINS SOUTHEAST SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC September 2, 2016

LOCAL LAW OFFICE TEAM WINS SOUTHEAST SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – A little bit of rain was not enough to stop local golfers from teeing off to help students attend Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC). Nearly 20 teams took part in the Lillian Faye Simpson Scholarship Golf Classic on Saturday, August 20th at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Cumberland.
SKCTC STAFF MEMBER PRESENTS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE August 4, 2016

SKCTC STAFF MEMBER PRESENTS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – David C. Dixon, the EPIC/TAACCCT Project Team Leader at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) recently got the chance to talk about how SKCTC utilizes integrations within the online learning system Blackboard to meet quality design standards at their yearly conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
SOUTHEAST SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC IS AUGUST 20TH August 4, 2016

SOUTHEAST SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC IS AUGUST 20TH

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Local golfers will once again have the opportunity to enjoy a day of fun and competition while helping students attend Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) as they participate in the Lillian Faye Simpson Scholarship Golf Classic to be held Saturday, August 20th at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Cumberland.

SKCTC CENTER STAGE PLAYERS TO PRESENT “JACK TALES” LATER THIS MONTH June 20, 2016

SKCTC CENTER STAGE PLAYERS TO PRESENT “JACK TALES” LATER THIS MONTH

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – The Center Stage Players at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) will present “Jack Tales” later this month in the Godbey Appalachian Center Theatre on the Cumberland campus. The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on June 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th. Admission is $5.
SKCTC PROFESSOR & SPORTS COLUMNIST JOINS BLANTON COLLIER GROUP BOARD OF DIRECTORS June 20, 2016

SKCTC PROFESSOR & SPORTS COLUMNIST JOINS BLANTON COLLIER GROUP BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. – A faculty member at Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) has been chosen to the Board of Directors of the Blanton Collier Sportsmanship Group.
Breaking Ground for Education May 20, 2016

Breaking Ground for Education

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of the Educational Alliance Center on the Middlesboro campus.
TWO MIDDLESBORO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS MAKE HISTORY, GRADUATE COLLEGE BEFORE FINISHING HIGH SCHOOL May 16, 2016

TWO MIDDLESBORO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS MAKE HISTORY, GRADUATE COLLEGE BEFORE FINISHING HIGH SCHOOL

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Two Middlesboro High School (MHS) students can now say they have done something no one else has ever done before in Southeast Kentucky. They have graduated from Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) before they finished their high school career.

SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESENTS 51ST COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY May 13, 2016

SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESENTS 51ST COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) presented its 51st Commencement and Awarding of Credentials during a ceremony May 6th at Harlan County High School. Nearly 200 graduates participated, receiving various degrees, certificates and diplomas.
SET FROM SKCTC’S HIGHER GROUND TO BE INCLUDED IN MUSEUM EXHIBIT April 29, 2016

SET FROM SKCTC’S HIGHER GROUND TO BE INCLUDED IN MUSEUM EXHIBIT

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – The Higher Ground performance series at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) is getting some attention at the national level.
SOUTHEAST TV BACK ON THE AIR AFTER LONG ABSENCE April 20, 2016

SOUTHEAST TV BACK ON THE AIR AFTER LONG ABSENCE

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – After more than 10 years of near broadcast silence, Southeast TV, the campus TV station at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) is back on the air.
LOCAL SBDC TO HOST LET’S PUT MIDDLESBORO ON THE MAP WORKSHOP TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES SUCCEED ON THE INTERNET April 20, 2016

LOCAL SBDC TO HOST LET’S PUT MIDDLESBORO ON THE MAP WORKSHOP TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES SUCCEED ON THE INTERNET

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – The Southeast Kentucky Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a Let’s Put Middlesboro on the Map workshop, which will feature a lesson about how to build and maintain websites that will work for your business.
Celebration of Poet George Ella Lyon To Take Place in Harlan April 30 April 19, 2016

Celebration of Poet George Ella Lyon To Take Place in Harlan April 30

There will be a celebration of the life and work of Kentucky poet laureate and Harlan County native George Ella Lyon at the Harlan Extension Depot on Saturday April 30, 2016 in Harlan, Kentucky. The “George Ellabration,” which is sponsored by several organizations in Harlan County, will include testimonials, readings from Lyon’s work by friends and colleagues, live music, an art exhibit, a dramatic enactment of one of Lyon’s books for children, a presentation of poems by local students inspired by Lyon’s work, words from Lyon herself, and more.
SKCTC PROFESSOR WINS LITERARY AWARD March 23, 2016

SKCTC PROFESSOR WINS LITERARY AWARD

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Professor Robert Gipe, the Director of the Appalachian Program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC), brought home a big honor recently from Berea College.
SEVERAL SKCTC STUDENTS WIN BIG AT REGIONAL SKILLS COMPETITION March 23, 2016

SEVERAL SKCTC STUDENTS WIN BIG AT REGIONAL SKILLS COMPETITION

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – After an extended absence, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) rejoined the Skills USA organization this year. SkillsUSA allows students in technical programs to showcase their skills and learn from others already trained in the trade.
SKCTC VICE PRESIDENT NAMED INTERIM PRESIDENT AT GATEWAY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE March 23, 2016

SKCTC VICE PRESIDENT NAMED INTERIM PRESIDENT AT GATEWAY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) Vice President Dr. Vic Adams was recently named the interim president of Gateway Community and Technical College (GCTC).
MADISON NOE CROWNED MISS SOUTHEAST 2016 March 10, 2016

MADISON NOE CROWNED MISS SOUTHEAST 2016

PINEVILLE, Ky. – Harlan County native and Cumberland campus student Madison Noe was crowned Miss Southeast 2016 in this year’s pageant, held Saturday, February 27th at Bell County High School in Pineville.
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE RANKED TOP TWO YEAR ONLINE SCHOOL IN KENTUCKY BY ACCREDITED SCHOOLS ONLINE March 8, 2016

SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE RANKED TOP TWO YEAR ONLINE SCHOOL IN KENTUCKY BY ACCREDITED SCHOOLS ONLINE

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) took top honors among Kentucky’s community and technical colleges in a recent report by Accredited Schools Online.
 SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE DESIGNATED STORMREADY SUPPORTERS BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE March 7, 2016

SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE DESIGNATED STORMREADY SUPPORTERS BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

CUMBERLAND, Ky. –Students, Faculty, Staff and Visitors to all campuses of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) can now feel a little more safe during severe weather, thanks to a new designation from the National Weather Service (NWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
SKCTC TO HOST SEVERAL EVENTS IN FEBRUARY IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 5, 2016

SKCTC TO HOST SEVERAL EVENTS IN FEBRUARY IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Several events will be going on at each of the campuses of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) in February showcasing Black History Month.
Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College COLLABORATES WITH OTHERS TO SUPPORT WATER QUALITY IN EASTERN KENTUCKY January 4, 2016

Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College COLLABORATES WITH OTHERS TO SUPPORT WATER QUALITY IN EASTERN KENTUCKY

Cumberland, Ky. (December 18th, 2015) – Three higher education institutions are coming together to collaborate with and support the Upper Cumberland River Watershed Watch (UCWW) in their efforts to improve water quality and water protection.
Medical Coding program continues to grow at SKCTC December 21, 2015

Medical Coding program continues to grow at SKCTC

With an aging population and ongoing health problems, the medical field is constantly expanding to meet the growing need. When most people think of jobs in healthcare, they automatically think of doctors and nurses, techs and aides. What they may not realize is that there is a successful medical program, featuring graduates that never set foot inside an emergency room, treatment facility or doctor’s office. The best part? You can go to school for it here in the mountains and stay here at home to work.
Christmas Extravaganza going on this week at SKCTC Cumberland December 1, 2015

Christmas Extravaganza going on this week at SKCTC Cumberland

Looking for something to do with the family this week to help you get into the Christmas spirit? Look no further than the theater in the Godbey Appalachian Center on the Cumberland campus. The Robin Bingham Dance Academy, in conjunction with the SKCTC performing arts initiative, will host the annual Christmas Extravaganza on Friday, December 4th and Saturday, December 5th.
SKCTC Automotive Program Receives National Re-Accreditation November 19, 2015

SKCTC Automotive Program Receives National Re-Accreditation

The automotive training program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College has received re-accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Southeast’s automotive program is now certified through the year 2020.