Community Calendar

WAR POETS: Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host a presentation on War Poets with Mary Wallen at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 2, in the Art Gallery located in the Magoffin Learning Resource Center on the Prestonsburg campus.  

For more information, contact Judy Howell at (606) 889-4750 or Michelle Fields (606) 886-7394.


COMMENCEMENT: Big Sandy Community and Technical College will hold its commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m., Friday, May 9, at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg. A commencement and pinning ceremony for nursing and dental hygiene graduates will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 10, at the Mountain Arts Center. For more information, contact Jimmy Wright at (606) 886-7347 or email


WILLIAM G. DUKE CHARITY GOLF SCRAMBLE: The Big Sandy College Foundation, Inc. will host the William G. Duke Charity Golf Scramble at 8 a.m., Thursday, May 15, at StoneCrest Golf Course in Prestonsburg.  

For more information, contact Leslie Bays at (606) 886-7391 or email


JOIN US IN EASTERN EUROPE: Have you ever wanted to travel abroad, but feared doing it alone? Have you ever dreamed of the perfect trip? Big Sandy Community and Technical College Professor Matt Smith will be leading a group of students and community members on a trip to Eastern Europe in May. The tour includes stops in Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic. The group will explore the effects of World War II in Krakow and Auschwitz. The trip will end with a two-day stay in Vienna, Austria. The trip cost is $3,400 for students and $3,600 for adults over 30. This covers all major expenses and plans are offered that can fit almost any budget. For more information, contact Smith at (859) 421-1603 or email