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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

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

“SUNSTRUCK” PREMIERS AT THE EAST KENTUCKY SCIENCE CENTER AND PLANETARIUM April 25, 2015

“SUNSTRUCK” PREMIERS AT THE EAST KENTUCKY SCIENCE CENTER AND PLANETARIUM

Discover the wonders of our Sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millennia, but is now threatening our technology and way of life. Travel to the distant future to discover our Sun’s connection to the universe’s cosmic cycle of life and death.
EKSC TO HOST NINE SUMMER CAMPS April 23, 2015

EKSC TO HOST NINE SUMMER CAMPS

The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium, powered by Appalachian Wireless, will host nine camps this summer for area youth.
KENTUCKY COAL ACADEMY SPONSORS LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR GROUP OF FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOL EMPLOYEES April 23, 2015

KENTUCKY COAL ACADEMY SPONSORS LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR GROUP OF FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

The Kentucky Coal Academy at Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) sponsored a workshop on “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” Signature Edition 4.0 for Floyd County school administrators, faculty and staff on April 1-2 on the Hager Hill campus of BSCTC.
SPANISH TEACHERS ASSOCIATION HOSTS TRAINING WORKSHOP April 23, 2015

SPANISH TEACHERS ASSOCIATION HOSTS TRAINING WORKSHOP

Eight area Spanish teachers representing six area high schools and two community colleges met at Big Sandy Community and Technical College on Thursday, March 26 for a professional development workshop on a Spanish language teaching tool known as LinguaFolio.
BIG SANDY SINGERS AND BAND PERFORM AT HILLBILLY DAYS April 23, 2015

BIG SANDY SINGERS AND BAND PERFORM AT HILLBILLY DAYS

The Big Sandy Singers and Band performed on Friday, April 17 at the 39th annual Hillbilly Days on the Billy Johnson stage at the East Kentucky Expo Center.