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Hazard Community and Technical College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

Hazard Community and Technical College empowers students by providing equitable educational opportunities that lead to student success, rewarding careers, and community enhancement.

Hazard Community and Technical College is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System serving the needs of Southeastern Kentucky.

Hazard Community and Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. Questions about the accreditation of Hazard Community and Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).

Academic Programs

Transfer Curricula

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science

Occupational/Technical Curricula

Occupational/Technical Curricula: The program listing represents broad groups of instructional programs offered by the college. Individual certificate (C), diploma (D), and Associate in Applied Science (A) degree curricula in each group are noted by C, D, and A in parenthesis.

  • Advanced Integrated Technology (C)
  • Agriculture (C)
  • Air Conditioning Technology (C, D)
  • Automotive Technology (C, D, A)
  • Business Communications (C)
  • Business Studies:
    • Business Administration (C, D, A)
  • Community Health Worker (C)
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design (C, D)
  • Computer and Information Technologies (C, A)
  • Computerized Manufacturing & Machining (C)
  • Construction Technology (C, D)
  • Cosmetology (C, D)
  • Criminal Justice (C, A)
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (A)
  • Diesel Technology (C, D)
  • Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic (C)
  • Financial Customer Service (C)
  • Fire Science Technology (C, A)
  • General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
  • Health Care Foundations (C)
  • Health Care Specialist (C)
  • Health Information Technology (C)
  • Heavy Equipment Operation (C, D)
  • Human Services (C, A)
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C, D, A)
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology (C, A)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Technology:
    • Electrical Technology (C, D)
  • Massage Therapy Technology (C, A)
  • Medicaid Nurse Aide (C)
  • Medical Assisting (C, D, A)
  • Medical Information Technology (C, D, A)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (C)
  • Nursing (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
  • Practical Nursing (D)
  • Professional Studio Artist (C, D, A)
  • Radiography (C, A)
  • Surgical Technology (A)
  • Surveying & Mapping Technology (C)
  • Telehealth Technician Associate (C)
  • Truck Driver Training (C)
  • Unmanned Systems Technology (C, A)
  • Visual Communication:
    • Design & Technology (C)
    • Multimedia (C, D, A)
  • Welding Technology (C, D)

Contact Information

Hazard Community & Technical College
One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
(800) 246-7521
hazard.kctcs.edu

Hazard Campus
One Community College Dr.
Hazard, KY 41701
Technical Campus
101 Vo Tech Dr.
Hazard, KY 41701

Lees College Campus
601 Jefferson Ave.
Jackson, KY 41339

Knott County Branch
238 HWY 160 (Physical)
PO Box 1498 (Mailing)
Hindman, KY 41822

Leslie County Center
108 Maple Ave. (Physical)
PO Box 1870 (Mailing)
Hyden, KY 41749

General Information

Office Phone number
Academics (606) 487-3502
Admissions (606) 487-3293
Business Office 1-855-6GO-HCTC (1-855-646-4282)
Disability Services (606) 487-3486
Financial Aid (606) 487-3080
Human Resources (606) 487-3111
Library (606) 487-3304
Marketing/Public Relations (606) 487-3141
Records (606) 487-3311
Transfer Information (606) 487-3077
Veterans Affairs (606) 487-3059
Workforce Solutions (606) 487-3287
Website http://hazard.kctcs.edu

Administration

Position Name
President/CEO Dr. Jennifer Lindon
Assistant to the President Delcie Combs
Chief Academic Officer Vacant
Vice President of Student Services Vacant
Chief Business Services Officer Connie Watts
Chief Information Officer Donna Roark
Senior Director of Human Resources Vickie Combs
Director of Workforce Keila Miller
Dean of Operations Stu Fugate
Dean of Health and Human Services Dr. Paul Currie
Dean of Innovation and Educational Technologies Dr. Ella Strong
Dean of Humanities, Communication and Transfer Dr. Deronda Mobelini
Dean of Sciences, Mathematics and KSBTM Leila Sandlin Smith
Dean of Advanced Technologies and Professional Services Tony Back
Dean of Retention Services Dr. Beth Pennington

Faculty

This page reflects faculty names and their degree/credential as of July 1, 2021.  This information is updated annually.

Adams, Douglas D, Professor, AAS, Hazard Technical College, 2002
Addison, Courtney B. Addison, Instructor, MSN, Morehead State University, 2020
Arocha, Meca Chiong, Instructor, BSN, Brokenshire College, 2005
Back, Tony, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2012
Barger, Lyndon Bryon, Instructor, MBA, Wayne State College, 2016
Barnes Jr, Donald R, Professor, MS, Oklahoma State University, 1992
Boothe, Jenna L, Professor , DNP, Western Kentucky University, 2015
Bowlin, Virgil L, Assistant Professor , University of the Cumberlands, 1997
Bowling, Randy L, Associate Professor, 50  years Teaching Experience, 29 years Occupational Experience
Bowling, Tracy L, Professor, DPT, University of Kentucky, 2010
Branson, Cathy A, , Librarian I, MSLS, University of Kentucky, 2005
Brunty, Helen F, Professor, MSW, University of Kentucky, 2000
Bryant, Jeremiah, Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 2000
Bryant, Randall K, Professor, MA, West Georgia College, 1988
Caudill, Jimmy D, Professor, Diploma, Hazard Technical College, 1987
Clemons, Mavis, Associate  Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2010
Collins, Gwendolyn, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1982
Collins, Sharae M., Instructor, BSN, Galen College of Nursing, 2020
Combs, Jerry M, Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 2011
Cornett, Willie, Associate Professor, AAS, Hazard Community and Technical College, 2009
Couch, Melissa, Associate Professor, BS, Morehead State University, 2012
Cueller, Ramon E, Assistant Professor, MS, University of Iowa, 2005
Cravens, Thomas L, Assistant Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1989
Currie, Paul B, Professor, DVM, University of Georgia, 2000
Davidson, Gwendolyn, Associate Professor, EdD, Eastern Kentucky University,  2021
Dunn, Timothy J, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1989
Fields , Rebekah E, Associate  Professor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2017
Flannery, Madeline K, Professor, MA, Columbia University, 1986
Francis, Sam W, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1998
Frazier, David L, Professor, EdD, Eastern Kentucky University, 2021
Gibson, Diane A, Lecturer, MS, Louisiana Tech University, 2009
Globig, Sabine A, Professor, MS, Rutgers University, 1988
Hagans-Shepherd, Ludrenia Sue, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
Harris, Ann W, Lecturer, PhD, University of Kentucky, 2020
Holl, Richard E, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1996
Holliday, Charmoin, Assistant Professor, AAS, Hazard Community and Technical College, 2014
Howard, Arzella W, Professor, MSN, University of Phoenix, 2008
Hudson, Evelyn, , Librarian III, MS, University of Kentucky, 2015
Ingram, Danny M, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2008
Kidd Jr, Ralph E, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1991
Lutes, Jennifer, Associate Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 2010
Maggard, Wilma, Associate Professor, Certificate, Hazard Community and Technical College, 2003
Martin, Christina R, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2009
Martin, Joanna H, Associate Professor, Diploma, Cumberland Valley Technical College, 1999
Massey, Harold B, Assistant Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 2014
May, Scott R, Professor, MS, Indiana State University, 1990
Medlin, Rex, Lecturer, MS, Arkansas State University, 2007
Mobelini, Deronda C, Professor, EdD, University of Kentucky, 2012
Moon, Randall B, Professor, PhD, University of California at Riverside, 2000
Napier, Samuel Scott, Associate Professor, 23  years Teaching Experience, 20 years Occupational Experience
Neace, Shaun, Assistant Professor, AAS, Hazard Community and Technical College, 2003
Neace, Thomas D, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1996
Niece, Ralph D, Assistant Professor, 24 years Occupational Experience
Osborne, Norman Dean, Instructor, 36 years Teaching Experience, 31  years Occupational Experience
Pennington, Beth Ann, Associate Professor, EdD, Morehead State University, 2013
Petrey-Blandau, Sandra E, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1982
Rafferty, Austin M, Instructor, AAS, Hazard Community and Technical College, 2007
Richie, Tammy Lene, Professor, MBA, Morehead State University, 1985
Sasser, Lynn D, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1972
Sexton, Rachel Juanita, Professor, Diploma, East Kentucky Beauty College, 1998
Smith, Gary Wayne, Assistant Professor, AAS, Hazard Community and Technical College, 2018
Smith, Leila Sandlin, Professor, MBE, Morehead State University, 1987
Smith, Penny, Assistant Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1992
Smith, Walter, Associate Professor, MS, University of Cincinnati, 2007
Spears, April J, Assistant Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2008
Spencer-Barnes, Amanda G, Associate Professor, EdD, Eastern Kentucky University, 2021
Stamper, Vera Dawn, Associate Professor, DPT, University of Kentucky, 2011
Strong, Ella J, Professor, EdD, University of Kentucky, 2011
Swafford, Bryan, Associate Professor, BA, Alice Lloyd College, 2000
Tabor, Renee, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1993
Thompson, Janie C, Professor, MSN CNE, Eastern Kentucky University, 2020
Thorpe, Rebecca Dawn, Instructor, MBA, Morehead State University, 2009
Vergne, Stephanie L, Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 2001
Wernette, Amy S, Professor, MS, University of Michigan, 1996
Whittaker, Timothy, Professor, BS, Midwestern State University, 2005
Williams, Jenny D, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1992
Wireman, April Graham, Assistant Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2005
Wood, Jeremy R, Professor, MS, University of Tennessee, 1993