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Visitors and Community

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.

Clarke in Drama Performance

The Appalachian Center

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.

Adult Basic 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.

Lifelong Learning

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.

The Library

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 enjoy successful camp and trip June 25, 2015

Southeast Scholars enjoy successful camp and trip

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.  

Southeast Scholars visit Washington June 23, 2015

Southeast Scholars visit Washington

Kentucky Congressman Andy Barr spoke with students enrolled in the Southeast Scholars Program who were in Washington, D.C. recently as part of their week-long summer camp. The Southeast Scholars program, operated by Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, is for local students grades 7 through 12.
Gipe’s book ‘Trampoline’ drawing praises June 22, 2015

Gipe’s book ‘Trampoline’ drawing praises

Robert Gipe, the director of the Appalachian Program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, was the speaker recently for a meeting of the Harlan Arts Council where he read passages from his book “Trampoline.” The book, released in early spring by the Ohio University Press, has been well received and is being hailed by acclaimed Appalachian authors Gurney Norman and Silas House as a masterful and original work.
History is coming alive, radio program produced by SKCTC staff is triumph June 5, 2015

History is coming alive, radio program produced by SKCTC staff is triumph

A ground-breaking program billed as “History Alive” is booming across the radio airwaves of southeastern Kentucky. Produced by Phyllis Sizemore, curator of the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum located at Benham and by Therese Osborne, the Appalachian Program facilitator for Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, the program airs weekly over WCPM-AM in Cumberland and alternate weeks on the Appalshop station WMMT-FM in Whitesburg.
Selling to the World Expo June 3, 2015

Selling to the World Expo

Existing and aspiring small-business owners can learn how to harness the power of the Web to sell their products and market their business to statewide, national, and global customers—and get innovative business-planning assistance—at the second Selling to the World Expo coming to Middlesboro, Ky.