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Pennington Named SKCTC Nursing Program Coordinator

Cumberland, Ky. – Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College President Vic Adams has appointed Joy Pennington to serve as the Nursing Program Coordinator. Pennington will follow Kathy Guyn who will retire at the end of June.


 “I am humbled and honored to be able to continue to serve our students and our communities in my new position, “said Pennington. “I am very proud of the fact that I am a Southeast graduate. I look forward to working under our new administration and leading a program that is such an integral part of our institution.”


Pennington is a 2003 graduate of the SKCTC Nursing program. She holds a BSN degree as well as a MSN in Nursing Education from Chamberlin College of Nursing. She has worked as a nurse for 14 years.  Pennington has been a nursing educator at Southeast since 2009.


Pennington will begin her new role on July 1.



Pennington stands in the nursing simulation lab on the SKCTC Cumberland Campus.

Joy Pennington