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Somerset Community College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

Somerset Community College provides high quality, affordable, and accessible education and training to create student success, economic growth, and enhanced quality of life.

Somerset Community College, a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is a public associate degree granting institution serving the south central region of Kentucky.

Somerset Community 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 Somerset Community 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.

  • Air Conditioning Technology (C, D)
  • Auto Body/Collision Repair Technology (C, D)
  • Automotive Technology (C, D)
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology (C, D, A)
  • Business Studies:
    • Business Administration (C, D, A)
  • Certified Medical Technician (C)
  • Computer and Information Technologies (C, A)
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining (C, D)
  • Construction Technology (C, D)
  • Cosmetology (C, D)
  • Criminal Justice (C, A)
  • Culinary Arts (C, D, A)
  • Diesel Technology (C, D)
  • Digital Printing Technology (C)
  • Emergency Medical Services– Paramedic (C, A)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (C)
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology (C, A)
  • Fire Science Technology (C, D, A)
  • General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
  • Health Care Foundations (C)
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C, D, A)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Technology:
    • Electrical Technology (C, D)
    • Industrial Maintenance Technology (C, D, A)
  • Masonry (C)
  • Medical Assisting (C, D)
  • Medical Information Technology (C, D, A)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (C, A)
  • Multi-Skilled Systems Technician (C)
  • Nursing (A)
  • Pharmacy Technology (C, D)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
  • Practical Nursing (C, D)
  • Radiography (C, A)
  • Respiratory Care (A)
  • Surgical Technology (C, A)
  • Truck Driving Training (C)
  • Visual Communication:
    • Design & Technology (C)
    • Multimedia (C, D, A)
    • Printing (C, D)
  • Welding Technology (C, D)

Contact Information

Somerset Community College

SCC Somerset Campus
808 Monticello St.
Somerset, KY 42501
Toll Free (877) 629-9722 or (606) 679-8501
somerset.kctcs.edu

SCC Laurel Campus
100 University Dr.
London, KY 40741

SCC McCreary Center
141 College St.
Whitley City, KY 42653

SCC Russell Center
848 W. Steve Wariner Dr.
Russell Springs, KY 42642

SCC Clinton Center
1273 KY Highway 90 W.
Albany, KY 42602

SCC Casey Center
1 Pettyjohn St.
Liberty, KY 42539

General Information

Office Phone number
General Information (877) 629-9722
Admissions/Records 1-855-66GO-SCC (1-855-664-6722)
Business Office 1-855-66GO-SCC (1-855-664-6722)
Career Services (606) 451-6657
Disability Services (606) 451-6706
Financial Aid 1-855-66GO-SCC (1-855-664-6722)
Human Resources (606) 451-6620
Institutional Advancement (606) 451-6618
Library/Learning Commons (606) 451-6710
Lineman Training Center (606) 451-6697
Marketing/Public Relations (606) 451-6886
Transfer Center (606) 451-6650
University Center of Southern Kentucky (606) 451-6667
Veterans Affairs (606) 878-4784
Workforce Solutions (606) 451-6797
Website http://somerset.kctcs.edu

Administration

Position Name
President/CEO Carey Castle, EdD
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Clint Hayes, EdD
Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness Bruce Gover, EdD
Vice President of Administration Jill Meece
Vice President of Institutional Advancement Cindy Clouse
Vice President of Operations Larry Abbott
Vice President of Student Affairs Tracy Casada
Vice President of Workforce Solutions Alesa Johnson
Dean of Health Sciences Nancy Powell
Dean of Arts and Sciences Jon Burlew
Dean of Business and Applied Technology Kevin Bradford

Faculty

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

Abner, Jeffery, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2019
Allen, Melinda J, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
Anderson, Anita W, Instructor, BS, Liberty University, 2019
Asher, Jason A, Associate Professor, MA, Lindsey Wilson College, 2010
Atkinson-Bigelow, Johnna, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1988
Barnes, Kelly J, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2006
Beaty, Frances M, Associate Professor, AS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1986
Bell, Christopher D, Assistant Professor, AAT, Somerset Community College, 2001
Bentley, Shelia D, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2009
Blevins, Jo Y, Professor, DNP, University of Kentucky, 2010
Bloomingburg, Michael S, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2005
Bottoms, Tabitha A, Assistant Professor, Ky. Board of Cosmetology Instructor License, 2014
Bradley, Daniel A, Associate Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 2007
Bridgman, Pamela S, Professor, MS, Capitol College, 1999
Brock, Brandy, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2013
Brown, Eddie, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2003
Broyles, Angela W, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
Burlew, Jonathan W, Professor, MS, Fort Hayes State University, 1993
Burton, Cindy L, Professor, BFA, American Intercontinental University, 2009
Byrd, Cynthia G, Instructor, M.A.Ed., Eastern Kentucky University, 1986
Calcaterra, Carol L, Associate Professor, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
Calder, Michael V, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2017
Carr, Christina L, Instructor, BS, Northern Kentucky University, 2017
Cash, Curtis F, Professor, MA, Union College, 2007
Childress, Margaret L, Associate Professor, MBA, Morehead State University, 2008
Cleberg, Kimberlie S, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
Coffey, David A, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2015
Conaway, Vicki L, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1984
Crabtree, Christy M, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2005
Dalton, Melissa A, Instructor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2006
Day, Tammy R, Professor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2015
Deaton, Eric D, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
Decker, Doyle B, Associate Professor, MA, California State University, 2010
Detherage, Katherine E, Instructor, DBA, University of the Cumberlands, 2017
Duvall, Billie S, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2012
Eastham, Donna S, Professor, MAEd, Western Kentucky University, 1994
Eastham, Tamara K, Assistant Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2006
Elam, Debra L, Associate Professor, BS, Northern Kentucky University, 2020
Farmer, Adam C, Associate Professor, BS, Berea College, 2004
Feldman, Samantha B, Associate Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2004
Franklin, Tracey L, Associate Professor, MA, Liberty University, 2020
Fries, Wanda F, Professor, MFA, Bennington College, 1986
Fugate, Dena, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2009
Gadd, Belinda P, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
Gammage, Simeon D, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2010
Gaskin, Tom P, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2007
Goff, Laurie L, Instructor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2019
Graham, Gerald M, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2000
Graves, Heather, Instructor, BS, Northern Kentucky University, 2018
Greene, Charles D, Instructor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2017
Grover, Alyce A, Professor, MA, Southwest Missouri State University, 1989
Hammons, John S, Professor, DPT, Shenandoah University, 2006
Harris, James Ricky, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2007
Harris, Jeffrey D, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
Hawk, Jillisa D, Assistant Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2008
Henson, LeAnn D, Instructor, BS, Northern Kentucky University, 2019
Herron, Elizabeth L, Instructor, BSN, University of Alabama, 2011
Hinkle, Teresa G, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2010
Hinton, Sarah C, Instructor, MS, University of Kentucky, 2014
Hoseclaw, Ashley D, Assistant Professor, MS, Northern Kentucky University, 2019
House, Debra J, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
Howe, Julie M, Associate Professor/Librarian, MSLS, University of Kentucky, 2010
Huffaker, Lorna S, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2003
Huntsman, Mary Taylor, Professor/Librarian, MA/MSLS, University of Kentucky, 1994
Johnson, Kelly R, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2003
Kilgore, April L, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1994
Land, Kimberly L, Assistant Professor, BA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2020
Lawson, Darlene, Instructor, Diploma, Hazard Community and Technical College, 1999
Lewis, Kathy S, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
Logan, Donna L, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
Mace, Ronald W, Associate Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 1984
Martin, Ruth S, Professor, DNP, Western Kentucky University, 2017
Martinez, George M, Professor, MS, Murray State University, 1991
Matika, Richard S, Associate Professor, EdD, University of Kentucky, 2012
McClendon, Steven S, Associate Professor, EdD, University of the Cumberlands, 2012
McCowan, Steven M, Instructor, Diploma, Somerset Community College, 2011
Meade, Ronald L, Professor, DPT, Shenandoah University, 2006
Meier, Tina M, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2010
Merritt, Lorrenda D, Assistant Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 2020
Metcalf, Virginia E, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
Mills, Angela H, Associate Professor, BS, Northern Kentucky University, 2012
Mills, Craylon T, Professor, PhD, Capella University, 2015
Mitchell, John W, Instructor, Ky. CDL, 2018
Morris, Amanda K, Associate Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 2009
Muse, Dana L, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1998
Nazario, Eduardo C, Associate Professor, AS, Sullivan University, 2005
Noel, Megan L, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2011
Null, George Curtis, Assistant Professor, AAS, Lexington Electronic Institute, 1995
Osborne, Roger, Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2002
Owens, Jennifer, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2020
Phelps, David A, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2004
Phelps, Devin M, Associate Professor/Librarian, MSLS, University of Kentucky, 2011
Phillips, Christopher M, Professor, EdD, University of Kentucky, 2011
Pierce, Christopher A, Associate Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 2003
Powell, Nancy L, Professor, M.A.Ed., Eastern Kentucky University, 1987
Price, Carol A, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2014
Ramilo, Cecilia A, Associate Professor, PhD, Washington State University, 1996
Ramlochan, Jainarine, Instructor, MSN, Capella University, 2017
Randall, Marci S, Professor, M.A.Ed., Eastern Kentucky University, 2011
Ratliff, Donna R, Professor, M.A.Ed., Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
Roberts, Laura E, Associate Professor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University 1991
Selvidge, David A., Instructor, BS, University of Kentucky, 2015
Shearer, Elizabeth A, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1988
Shelton, Billie J, Professor, DNP, Eastern Kentucky University, 2017
Shook, Beverly S, Assistant Professor, BS, Western Governors University, 2017
Simpson, William Stuart, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2004
Sizemore, Whitney L, Instructor, BSN, University of the Cumberlands, 2019
Slevin, Amie E, Instructor, MA, Old Dominion University, 2014
Smith, Martin E, Instructor, MA, Pine Manor College, 2019
Sorkin, Boris, Instructor, PhD, Northern Illinois University, 2005
Spencer, Robert T, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
Stephens, Erin, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2007
Stringer, Gail S, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1989
Stringer, Scott H, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2013
Taylor, Guy L, Instructor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1981
Taylor, James H, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
Thacker, James R, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2018
Thomas, Janice E, Associate Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2008
Tincher, James E, Assistant Professor, AAT, Somerset Technical College, 2000
Toby, Kimberly L, Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1998
Tomlinson, Nick, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2006
Upchurch, Joni M, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2016
Vincent, Donna S, Instructor, BSN, Western Kentucky University, 2008
Ware, Lisa N, Associate Professor, M.A.Ed., Eastern Kentucky University, 2010
Waterstrat, Amanda J, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 2009
Watson, Karl D, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
Weatherford, Megan S, Assistant Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 2013
Welles, Bryan E, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2006
Wells, Michael E, Associate Professor, BS, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2013
Westerfield, Mary Jo, Instructor, ASN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1991
Wheet, Dee A, Associate Professor, MS, Northern Kentucky University, 2019
Wilson, Jennifer K, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
Wooldridge, Eric N, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 2019
Xia, Zhiming, Associate Professor, MS, University of Mississippi, 1999