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Visitors and Community

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is your college.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is committed to providing accessible, high-quality opportunities to meet the educational and workforce needs of the residents of the Big Sandy region. With campuses in Prestonsburg, Pikeville, Paintsville and Hager Hill, BSCTC offers more than 25 academic and technical programs with an emphasis on innovation in learning and student access, transfer and success.  


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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions Big Sandy has four convenient campus locations across eastern Kentucky. Follow these links for maps and detailed driving instructions to each of our regional campuses. Whether you are beginning your journey in post-secondary education, returning to school or seeking to complete one of our many certificate and short-term training programs, BSCTC has a place for you.

East Kentucky Science Center & Planetarium

East Kentucky Science Center & PlanetariumLooking for an educational adventure that is out of this world? Visit the East Kentucky Science Center on the campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg and we can take you to the stars or even the edge of space and time with one of our many exciting planetarium shows.

Alumni Association

Alumni AssociationThousands of you attended or graduated from one of our institutions and others of you are currently enrolled. No doubt about it, some of the best experiences come through forming friendships with faculty, staff and students. Wouldn’t you like to reconnect with those with whom you have lost touch?

Events

news & EventsFrom academic presentations, concerts, Science Center, holidays, and more. There is always something happening on our BSCTC Campuses. Find out what's coming up at BSCTC and plan your visit today.

 


Lifelong Learning

Workforce Solutions

Workforce SolutionsBig Sandy Community and Technical College provides many types of training to the community. Our traditional programs offer degrees, diplomas, and certificates. We also have programs where companies or community groups may request specialized training.

Adult Education

Adult EducationIt's never too late for a new beginning. Get Your GED, Improve Your Job Skills, Prepare for Testing, and more. BSCTC hosts Adult Education centers in Johnson Co. and Floyd Co. Our GED classes are completely free. We provide the books, class materials, and experienced instructors to help you earn your high school equivalence at your own pace.


Community Programs

ECHO

ECHO Preserving the Past promoting the FutureWith regards to the development of the Commonwealth and the building of this nation, there is a lack of historical preservation, cultural awareness, and value placed on Eastern Kentucky. ECHO addresses this by creating and promoting a consistent and accurate narrative of the region through education, preservation and tourism opportunities.

Speakers Bureau

SpeakersBureauThe Speakers Bureau of BSCTC lists employees of Big Sandy Community and Technical College who have volunteered to serve as public speakers on a wide variety of topics in varying formats, from information sharing to hands-on activities. 

 


News

May 5, 2016

MAC, CITY OF PRESTONSBURG SIGN MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH BSCTC

“This agreement defines true and effective community development,” said Dr. Stephenson. “All of us want to expand the MAC’s capacity and raise awareness of the facility as the premiere performing arts venue in the southeastern United States.”
BSCTC COMPLETES PHASE 1 OF $1.5 MILLION WELDING LAB RENOVATION AT MAYO CAMPUS April 29, 2016

BSCTC COMPLETES PHASE 1 OF $1.5 MILLION WELDING LAB RENOVATION AT MAYO CAMPUS

“The new space is needed as our program continues to grow as well as the needs of business and industry,” said Dr. Devin Stephenson, president of BSCTC. “This effort reaffirms our commitment to our students and the business community that we are ready and willing to serve those who need training with high quality, affordable training.”
BSCTC STUDENTS HAVE 100% PASS RATE ON EXIT EXAMINATIONS IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM April 29, 2016

BSCTC STUDENTS HAVE 100% PASS RATE ON EXIT EXAMINATIONS IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

“This validates the work of our students,” said Stewardson. “We are proud that our students have excelled in the classroom and will now take what they have learned and apply it in the workforce.”
JACKSON TAKING FUTURE IN HER OWN HANDS BY UTILIZING JOB CLUB April 29, 2016

JACKSON TAKING FUTURE IN HER OWN HANDS BY UTILIZING JOB CLUB

Savannah Jackson feels she has the right formula for success – education and motivation.
ROAD LESS TRAVELED A PERFECT FIT FOR BSCTC STUDENT, VETERAN April 29, 2016

ROAD LESS TRAVELED A PERFECT FIT FOR BSCTC STUDENT, VETERAN

“I wanted to find something that was meaningful, that involved my hands and talent, and that had a result at the end of it.”