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August 19, 2014
The annual Lillian Faye Simpson Southeast Scholarship Golf Classic attracted a record number of players recently to Sleepy Hollow Golf Course at Cumberland. A total of 16 foursomes competed for various prizes and money during the 18-hole, best ball scramble format competition that generated several thousand dollars for scholarships, enabling deserving students the opportunity to attend Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College.
August 13, 2014
The college kicked off the school year in grand style August 7 with a pregame party held at the Benham School House Inn. Southeast President and “head coach” Dr. Lynn Moore directed the event which marked the beginning of the school year with faculty and staff gathering for in-service sessions. Many in attendance wore SKCTC football jerseys and others wore shirts with the colors of their colleges and universities.
August 11, 2014
With summertime quickly beginning to dwindle away, the unhurried weeks of June and July will likely be engraved forever into the collective memories of the students who took part in the Upward Bound Program camp sponsored by Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. During the recently concluded six-weeks program, 35 high school students from Harlan County High School and Bell County High School participated in the summer program that proved to be a time to learn, grow and explore – seeing things many in the group had never had the chance to experience, according to Upward Bound director Dr. Michelle Dykes-Anderson.
August 11, 2014
With the numbers for July in the book with 1,099 visitors enjoying the tour, Portal 31 has served 300 more patrons than at any other time in its history -- a rather noteworthy statistic since the site opened a bit later in the springtime as repairs to correct a drainage problem had to be addressed. "Our goal is to serve 1,000 customers each month, and during July we topped that mark; we hope to continue the momentum into August and into the fall" noted Drenda Crider, the SKCTC vice president of external education.
July 23, 2014
Area high school students had the opportunity recently to learn about possible careers inside the healthcare industry by taking part in the Appalachian Health Education Center (AHEC) Career Craze Summer Scrubs Camp held at Harlan ARH.
July 23, 2014
"Nearly everyone enjoys visiting a museum, but very few understand all that is involved behind the scenes in making a museum visit an enjoyable experience," said Alexia Ault, registrar and cataloger for the Kentucky Coal Museum and Appalachian Archives, commenting on the new window exhibit at the museum located at Benham. "That is why we are allowing the public to see firsthand some of the activities they would normally never see by doing them in the front display window of the Kentucky Coal Museum."
July 21, 2014
A coalition coordinated by the Appalachian Program at Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) recently received $100,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Program in support of eighteen months of innovative arts programming fostering community interaction focused on emerging regional artists as part of a larger community renewal effort.
July 7, 2014
The 3rd annual Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ 5k will be held Oct 3, 2014. This is the second year it will be run as a Glow Run. Participants will receive a t-shirt and glow items. Everyone is encouraged to wear things that will glow in the dark! Pre-registration fee is $20 and onsite registration is $25.
June 24, 2014
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College students Emily C. Nantz of Harlan and Amanda Baker of Middlesboro were named recently as a members of the 2014 KCTCS All-Academic Team. Honorees from all 16 KCTCS colleges were honored during a luncheon in Owensboro and held as part of the system's New Horizons initiative.
June 19, 2014
Year after year, students at Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College students have been faced with a rising cost for their education. Tuition increases coupled with a rise in gas and food costs, not to mention childcare, have placed a hardship on many students. The Southeast Scholarship Golf Tournament supports local students each year with a dedicated effort from our community.
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