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Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

Founded in 1960, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is a public, comprehensive community and technical college under the governance of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The college serves the southeastern Kentucky region and provides:

  • Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs and courses designed to prepare individuals to succeed in baccalaureate programs at senior colleges and universities;
  • Associate in Applied Science degree programs, certificates programs, diploma programs and courses designed to prepare individuals to succeed in today’s technological workforce;
  • Continuing education, training activities and services designed to expand life skills and knowledge of our citizens, strengthen the existing workforce and enhance community and business development;
  • Academic support and developmental education courses and experiences designed to prepare individuals for success in transfer, technical and continuing education programs and courses; and
  • Resources to promote the preservation of Appalachian culture by stimulating artistic expressions, serving as a depository for the region’s history and cultural traditions, providing a forum for the arts through cross-cultural experiences and promoting the arts in education.

Southeast Kentucky 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 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 Communications (C)
  • Business Foundations (C)
  • Business Studies:
    • Business Administration (C, A)
  • 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)
  • Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic (C)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (C, A)
  • Engineering Related – Project Lead the Way (PLTW) (C)
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology (C, D)
  • General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
  • Health Care Foundations (C)
  • Human Services (C)
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Technology:
    • Electrical Technology (C, D)
    • Industrial Maintenance Technology (C, D)
  • 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)
  • Social Media Marketing (C)
  • Surgical Technology (D, 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) 248-0622
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
Billie Franks
(606) 589-3029
Lynn Cox
(606) 589-3070
Shawn Lind
(606) 589-3198
President’s Executive Assistant
Paul Bryant
(606) 589-3000
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-Interim Kevin Lambert
Vice President of Student Affairs Officer Dr. Rebecca J. Johnson
Vice President of Institutional Advancement Officer Dr. Michelle Dykes-Anderson
Vice President of Business Affairs Officer Angela Simpson
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs General Education/Transfer Peggy Conklin
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Technical/Allied Health Dr. Erin Reasor
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
Director of Academic Support Kathy Ditty
Director of Cultural Diversity Meau Jones
Director of Human Resources Billie Franks
Director of Marketing Shawn Lind
Director of Operations Elijah Buell
Director of Public Relations Amy Simpson
Director of Safety and Security Allen Layne
Director of Workforce Solutions Sherri Clark


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

Abrams, Emily, Assistant Professor, BS, King University, 2014
Anderson, Brittany, Instructor, BS, Morehead State University, 2021
Arwood, Ruthellen, Assistant Professor, BSN, University of the Cumberlands, 2017
Bargo, Glenna, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2008
Barrick, Lisa, Associate Professor, MEd, Lincoln Memorial University, 2010
Blanton, Scott, Professor, MSN, Northern Kentucky University, 2011
Bowling, Kenneth N, Professor, BS, Union College, 2003
Bowling, Tracy, Professor, PT, DPT, University of Kentucky, 2010
Bowling, Roger A, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
Buell Jr, Elijah, Professor, MBA, Morehead State University, 1980
Carmack, Michael E, Professor, AAS, Harlan Regional Technology Center, 1995
Chapman, Tammie, Professor, MA, Cumberland College, 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
Creech, Rhonda L, Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 1996
Dingus, Ariel, Associate Professor, MA, Middle Tennessee State University, 2012
Ditty, Kathy, Professor, MEd, Lindsey Wilson College, 2004
Dixon, Jill Suzanne, Associate Professor, DPT, University of Kentucky, 2011
Druen, Matthew, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Louisville, 2010
Dyer, Bradley, Professor, M.S., 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, M.S., Everest University, 2010
Forson-Scopa, Elana, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2003
Good, Michael S, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
Gordon, Shelia, Professor, MLS/MSW, University of Kentucky, 2014/1995
Halcomb Jr, Astor, Professor, BUS, Morehead State University, 1992
Handzlik, Kate, Instructor, MA, Virginia Tech, 2020
Hicks, Kerry, Instructor, MSN, University of Mississippi, 2005
olbrook, Sandy, Professor, EdD, Eastern Kentucky University, 2016
Housenick, Mitchell, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2001
Hughes, Carlton W, Professor, MA, Marshall University, 1987
Jackson, Terri, Associate 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
Marcum, Joseph S, Professor, MA, University of Tennessee, 1980
Mayes, Caroline, Associate Professor, MA, National University, 2007
Miller, Rebecca D, Professor, MA, Union College, 1998
Mills, Dana, Assistant Professor, AAS, Fugazzi College, 1999
Mullins, Sarah, Instructor, AAS, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, 2014
Nolan, Jennifer, Assistant Professor, AAS Nursing, Southeast Community College, 1986
Omar, Saeb, Professor, PhD, Mississippi State University, 1987
Pace, Natosha, Assistant Professor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2007
Pope, Ryland, Instructor, MA, University of Tennessee, 2012
Scopa Jr, Joseph A, Professor, MFA, Pennsylvania State University, 1976
Shepherd, Deborah Ann, Assistant Professor, MSN, Chamberlain University, 2021
Shoope, Tina, Associate Professor, MSN, Chamberlain College, 2013
Simpson, Amelia, Professor, MFA, Spaulding University, 2013
Singh, Rajiv, Associate Professor, MS, University of North Dakota, 2012
Smith, Marshall, Associate Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2018
Stewart, Jenny, Associate Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1982
Turner, Delilah, Assistant Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2013
Turner, Mary Leann, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
Vaught, Jamie, Professor, MBA, University of Kentucky, 1981
Walker, Robert, Associate Professor, AAS, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, 2016
Webb, Danny, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
Whited, Paula, Associate Professor, MSN, University of Louisville, 2007