At Southeast Kentucky and Community College we offer a wide range of activities, programs, and cultural events for you. We are sure that you can find program or event that will fit your needs.
The Center's mission is to promote the preservation of the Appalachian culture by stimulating artistic expression, to serve as a resource for the region's history and cultural traditions, to provide a forum for the arts through cross cultural experiences, and to promote the arts in education.
Our Adult Basic Education is dedicated to providing leadership and support for an education system that enables adult Kentuckians to acquire essential skills that promote economic vitality and improve the quality life. At ABE we value Excellence, Service, Teamwork, and Professionalism.
We are dedicated to Lifelong Learning and provide programs that meet the needs and interests of the public. We offer professional development opportunities for persons in business, mining, surveying, nursing and education. Where appropriate, our continuing education offerings are accredited. Many programs are designed for persons who are interested in arts and leisure, self-improvement, and creative expression.
Each Southeast campus library is open to the community. Feel free to come browse our collection of books, magazines, journals and audio/visual materials. Library cards are provided free of charge. The general public is also welcome to use the library's computers to get online, type documents, or print materials.
We offer several community events throughout the year. These events include the Swappin Meetin, the Cumberland Mountain Festival, the Mountain Heritage Festival, and the Miss Southeast Pageant. We also offer several theatrical performances in Cumberland and Middlesboro. The community is welcome to tryout and become a part of these exciting performances.
Southeast Scholars, a program for local youth in grades 7 through 12, is operated by Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College along with support from donors and from college endowment resources. The mission of the program, according to coordinator Sandra Brown, is to assist the students in their quest to attend college by providing support and skills vital for each to become a collegian.