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.


September 14, 2017

SKCTC Appalachian Program Receives ARC Grant

SKCTC students working with community members on installation of tile mosaic public art project, Evarts, KentuckyCumberland, Ky. - The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded the Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) Appalachian Program a $596,250 grant as part of ARC's POWER Initiative. The Southeast Kentucky Revitalization Project (SEKYRP), coordinated by SKCTC Appalachian Program Director Robert Gipe, will provide workforce training designed to help the central Appalachian workforce participate in the renovation and re-invention of communities in the region. SEKYRP will also engage developers in the re-creation of Appalachian towns and cities.
September 11, 2017

Upward Bound Math Science Receives Funding

Upward Bound StudentsCumberland, Ky. - Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) is pleased to announce that Upward Bound Math Science has been funded by the U.S. Department of Education for $1,319,690 over the next five years. According to director Amanda Creech, this funding will allow the project, which has been in effect since 2012, to continue serving 60 students each year from Harlan County and Bell County High Schools.
September 11, 2017

SKCTC Hosts Congressional Delegation

Congressional saffMiddlesboro, Ky. - Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) welcomed the Congressional Staff Network on Workforce and Economic Security Tuesday, August 29, on the Middlesboro Campus. These special guests heard from community and business leaders about Eastern Kentucky challenges and outlooks for the future.
August 30, 2017

SKCTC Golf Classic a Success

Golf Classic WinnersCumberland, Ky. - Despite last weekend's scorching temperatures, local golfers teed off to help students attend college. Over a dozen teams took part in the Lillian Faye Simpson Scholarship Golf Classic, held by Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC), on Saturday, August 19, at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Cumberland.
August 16, 2017

KSTI Travels Near and Far for Workplace Safety

Donn Web and students Middlesboro, Ky. - For Don Webb, Jr., no job is too far off the grid. As director of the Kentucky Safety Training Institute (KSTI), developed through Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC), Don recently spent a week in Kalaupapa, an isolated settlement on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, training 13 National Park Service employees in heavy equipment operator safety and forklift certification