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January 4, 2022
Frank Robinette posing for a headshot with a brick wall behind him.Born and raised in Harlan, Kentucky, Frank Robinette had a self-described "good childhood" and "great family." By the time he graduated from Harlan County High School in 2011, however, his family had been shattered by an unexpected loss.
December 14, 2021
Tara Dewees takes a selfie of herself in her vehicle.Tara Dewees never believed she would fall into the trap of substance abuse. A native of Harlan County, she was raised by a single mother who battled addiction. "Watching her struggle--I was always so against it," said Dewees. As a young adult, Tara earned an associate in arts from Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. The single mother of three enjoyed a stable, fulfilling job as a homeless case manager at a local agency in Harlan.
November 3, 2021
A 3D-printed skull that is anatomically correct was created in the IDEAS Center at Southeast.Johnson invited Field to visit the maker's space on Southeast's Middlesboro Campus. The IDEAS center--Innovation, Design, & Entrepreneurship at Southeast--is equipped with 3D printers, laser printers, and other tools to help bring the ideas of aspiring entrepreneurs to reality.
October 25, 2021
A black and white photograph of Dr. William H. Turner. He is wearing a bowtie.Tuesday, October 26, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will host a luncheon for Dr. William H. Turner on the Cumberland Campus. Employees, students, and members of the community are invited to attend.
October 20, 2021
A coal miner wearing a helmet and reflector uniform.Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College has received $50,000 to develop new training for miners. The College is one of 13 recipients of a $1 million US Department of Labor Brookwood-Sago grant for mine safety education.
October 19, 2021
Manid Grubbs poses in front of a CNC machine with a measuring gauge in her hand.October is Manufacturing Month, and Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is proud to be the primary provider of manufacturing training in the region. All of the programs are eligible for free tuition through the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program (WRKS).
October 19, 2021
A group of nurses are thanked with a large basket of gifts.Nursing students at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) recently showed their appreciation by preparing and delivering care baskets to nurses at six local hospitals: Barbourville, Harlan, Middlesboro, and Whitesburg ARH, as well as Pineville Community Hospital and Baptist Health Corbin.
September 23, 2021
Instructor Michael Carmack teaches a student how to use a piece of manufacturing equipment.Southeast offers programming that will enable graduates to secure lucrative, high-skilled careers within in the region. According to Southeast Professor Michael Carmack, who coordinates the Computerized Manufacturing and Machining program, students can earn a fast-track credential, and while many choose to return to work quickly, they can still pursue additional certificates that may be stacked or applied towards a degree.
September 3, 2021
A group of performers are wearing face masks. They are huddled in a circle with their hands up. The text Despite significant obstacles posed by the pandemic, Southeast's Higher Ground program delivered its 9th original musical drama in spring 2021 to over 300 audience members. Shift Change: A 2020 Vision used story and song to process the events of 2020, including an exploration of the community's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Harlan's African American history, and the role of law enforcement in the community.
September 3, 2021
A staged photograph of two paramedics bringing a patient to ER. A doctor is preparing to work with the patient and standing near paramedics.Officials at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College confirm that they have gained approval for a new degree program: an associate in applied science in paramedic technology.
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