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Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

The enduring purpose of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is to enhance our students' lives and the lives of the people of our region through the transformative impact of education, service, career, and workforce training.

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is a public, comprehensive community and technical college serving southeast Kentucky and is under the governance of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Southeast Kentucky 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.

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)
  • Appalachian Studies (C)
  • Auto Body/Collision Repair Technology (C, D)
  • Automotive Technology (C, D)
  • Broadband Technology (C)
  • Business Administration (C, A)
  • Business Communications (C)
  • Business Foundations (C)
  • Certified Medical Technician (C)
  • Community Health Worker (C)
  • Computer and Information Technologies (C, A)
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining (C, D)
  • Construction Technology (C, D)
  • Criminal Justice (C, A)
  • Diesel Technology (C, D, A)
  • Digital Printing Technology (C)
  • Education (A)
  • Electrical Technology (C, D)
  • Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic (C)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (C, A)
  • Engineering Related – Project Lead the Way (PLTW) (C)
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology (C, D)
  • Fixed Wing Flight Training (C)
  • General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
  • Health Care Foundations (C)
  • Human Services (C)
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology (C, D)
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C)
  • Medical Assisting (C, D)
  • Medical Information Technology (C, D)
  • Mining Technology (C)
  • Nursing (A)
  • Nursing – Academic/Career Mobility (D)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
  • Plumbing Technology (C)
  • Practical Nursing (C)
  • Radiography (C, A)
  • Respiratory Care (A)
  • Surgical Technology (A)
  • Telehealth Technician Associate (C)
  • Welding Technology (C, D)
  • Workplace Safety Specialist (C)

Contact Information

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
700 College Road
Cumberland, KY 40823
(606) 589-2145

Harlan Campus
164 Ball Park Road
Harlan, KY 40831
(606) 573-1506

Middlesboro Campus
100 College Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-2145

Pineville Campus
10350 South US 25E
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3106

Whitesburg Campus
2 Long Avenue
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-0279

General Information

Office Phone number
Kevin Lambert
(606) 589-3305
Academic Support
Pricie Young
(606) 589-3322
Felicia Carroll
(606) 248-0257
Stephanie Jenkins
(606) 589-3086
Business Affairs
Sandy Mayes
(606) 248-2223
Director of Advising
Sherry Tinsley
(606) 589-3074
Disability Services
Michael Ingram
(606) 589-3214
Financial Aid
Barbara Gent
(606) 248-0142
Human Resources
Sharon Johnson
(606) 589-3321
Lynn Cox
(606) 589-3070
Dakota Saylor
(606) 589-3003
President’s Executive Assistant
Julie Brooks
(606) 248-2171
Public Relations
Amy Simpson
(606) 248-0484
Kim Maynard
(606) 248-0255
Anita Barnhill
(606) 248-0137
Transfer/Career Information Liaison
Rian Edwards
(606) 248-0620
Veterans Affairs
Kim Hobbs
(606) 248-0143
Workforce Solutions
Sherri Clark
(606) 248-2224


Position Name
President/CEO Dr. Vic Adams
Vice President of Academic Affairs Officer Dr. Kevin Lambert
Vice President of Student Affairs Officer Dr. Rebecca J. Johnson
Vice President of Institutional Advancement Officer Carrie Billett
Vice President of Business Affairs Officer Angela Simpson
Campus Director Cumberland & Harlan Campus Elijah Buell
Campus Director Middlesboro & Pineville Campus Dr. Rebecca Johnson
Campus Director Whitesburg Campus Deborah Young
Chief Information Technology Officer Merrill Galloway
Cultural Diversity Services Ryland Pope
Dean of Academic Affairs General Education/Transfer Peggy Conklin
Dean of Academic Affairs Technical/Allied Health Dr. Erin Reasor
Dean of Administrative Services Paul Bryant
Dean of Community Workforce Economic Development Sherri Clark
Director of Human Resources Sharon Johnson
Director of Operations Elijah Buell
Director of Public Relations Amy Simpson
Director of Safety and Security Allen Layne
Administrative Coordinator - Knox Campus Derek Collins


This page reflects faculty names and their degree/credential as of July 1, 2023.  This information is updated annually.

Abrams, Emily, Associate Professor, MS, Northern Kentucky University, 2022
Anderson, Brittany, Instructor, BS, Morehead State University, 2021
Arwood, Ruthellen, Associate Professor, MSN, Chamberlan University, 2021
Bargo, Glenna, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2008
Barrick, Lisa, Associate Professor, MEd, Lincoln Memorial University, 2010
Bowling, Kenneth N, Professor, BS, Union College, 2003
Buell Jr, Elijah, Professor, MBA, Morehead State University, 1980
Carmack, Michael E, Professor, AAS, Harlan Regional Technology Center, 1995
Childress-Brock, Rachel, Instructor, MSN, Chamberlain University, 2018
Clutts, David W, Professor, EdD, Liberty University, 2010
Collier, William G, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
Conklin, Peggy, Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 1985
Conover, Edwin Wheeler, Professor, PhD, Cincinnati, 1996
Cox, Lynn, Librarian I, MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
Craiger, Jacob, Instructor, AAS, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, 2017
Dingus, Ariel, Associate Professor, MA, Middle Tennessee State University, 2012
Dixon, Jill Suzanne, Associate Professor, DPT, University of Kentucky, 2011
Druen, Matthew, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Louisville, 2010
Dyer, Bradley, Professor, MS, Eastern Tennessee State University, 1999
Eldahan, Ismail A, Professor, MS, American Sentinel University, 2008
Epling, Michael, Professor, MBA, Morehead State University, 1995
Fields, Brian, Associate Professor, MS, Everest University, 2010
Forson-Scopa, Elana, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2003
Gilliam, Kristy, Instructor, MSN, Northern Kentucky University, 2022
Good, Michael S, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
Gordon, Shelia, Professor, MLS/MSW, University of Kentucky, 2014/1995
Grubbs, Jeffery, Instructor, BA, Union College, 2002
Guy, Janet, Instructor, MSN, East Tennessee State University, 2016
Halcomb Jr, Astor, Professor, BUS, Morehead State University, 1992
Handzlik, Kate, Assistant Professor, MA, Virginia Tech, 2020
Hicks, Kerry, Instructor, MSN, University of Mississippi, 2005
Holbrook, Sandy, Professor, EdD, Eastern Kentucky University, 2016
Housenick, Mitchell, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2001
Hughes, Carlton W, Professor, MA, Marshall University, 1987
Humfleet, Melissa, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Tennessee, 2016
Jackson, Terri, Professor, MSN, Western Kentucky University, 2014
Jent, Brandon, Instructor, MA University of Kentucky, 2010
Johnson, Joseph, Professor, PhD, Clemson University, 2010
Jones, Jamie, Associate Professor, MA, East Tennessee State University, 2006
Kidwell, David T, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1993
Lambert, Kevin, Professor, MS, University of Tennessee, 1994
Lawson, Rebecca L, Professor, CST, BA, Ashford University 2007
Long, Timothy, Instructor, Associate of Arts, Valencia College, 1984
Lundy, Angela, Instructor, AAS, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, 2013
Marcum, Joseph S, Professor, MA, University of Tennessee, 1980
Mayes, Caroline, Professor, MA, National University, 2007
Miller, Rebecca D, Professor, MA, Union College, 1998
Mills, Dana, Associate Professor, AAS, Fugazzi College, 1999
Nolan, Jennifer, Associate Professor, BSN, Capella University, 2022
Omar, Saeb, Professor, PhD, Mississippi State University, 1987
Pace, Natosha, Assistant Professor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2007
Pope, Ryland, Assistant Professor, MA, University of Tennessee, 2012
Redmond, Tammy, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2016
Sanders, David, Instructor, Diploma, Universal Technical Institute, 2005
Scopa Jr, Joseph A, Professor, MFA, Pennsylvania State University, 1976
Simpson, Amelia, Professor, MFA, Spaulding University, 2013
Smith, Marshall, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2018
Smith, Thomas, Instructor, AAS, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, 2017
Stanton, Samantha, Instructor, BHS, Washburn University, 2015
Stewart, Jenny, Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1982
Turner, Delilah, Associate Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2013
Turner, Mary Leann, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
Vaught, Jamie, Professor, MBA, University of Kentucky, 1981
Webb, Danny, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
Whited, Paula, Associate Professor, MSN, University of Louisville, 2007
Wooton, Christian, Instructor, BSN, Galen College of Nursing, 2021