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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.  


Visit BSCTC 

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

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

Dr. Alan Scheibmeir named Interim President December 9, 2016

Dr. Alan Scheibmeir named Interim President

President Jay Box has named Dr. Alan Scheibmeir interim president/CEO at BSCTC.
Appalachian Regional Commission Co-Chair Earl Gohl visits BSCTC December 2, 2016

Appalachian Regional Commission Co-Chair Earl Gohl visits BSCTC

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl visited Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) as part of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship’s (NACCE) conference.
Big Dreams, Big Sandy: Hensley accepted to Marshall University College of Pharmacy December 2, 2016

Big Dreams, Big Sandy: Hensley accepted to Marshall University College of Pharmacy

“When you have a dream of something, and it is validated, it all comes into perspective.”
Stephenson named president of Northwest Florida State College November 7, 2016

Stephenson named president of Northwest Florida State College

“Big Sandy Community and Technical College is much bigger than me or any one employee,” said Stephenson. “It is about a group of dedicated individuals committed to impacting our region one student, one opportunity at a time. I have no doubt that this college will continue to excel and remain one of the premiere community and technical colleges in the country.”
Menjivari named student success coach at BSCTC September 30, 2016

Menjivari named student success coach at BSCTC

“It has been exciting,” said Menjivari, who started on July 11. “I want to build relationships with students, listen and recommend an appropriate path for them.”