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    Somerset Community College

    Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

    Somerset Community College, a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is a public two-year degree granting institution serving the south-central region of Kentucky. The College offers students quality, affordable, and accessible educational experiences and associated services through campus-based and distance learning instruction to promote intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning and to encourage aesthetic awareness and social responsibility.

    Somerset Community College will provide:

    • • Academic, general education, and technical curricula leading to certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees;
    • A general academic curriculum of university-parallel courses and programs meeting requirements of the first two years of a baccalaureate degree;
    • Technical and occupational curricula designed to meet current and future workforce needs;
    • A comprehensive program of remedial and developmental education;
    • Customized training to meet the changing needs of business and industry;
    • Adult and continuing education; and,
    • Associated services including, but not limited to, library services, cultural and enrichment opportunities, information technology resources, and appropriate student support services.

    Somerset Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Somerset Community College.

    Note: The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

    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)
    Automotive Technology (C, D)
    Aviation Maintenance Technology (C, D, A)
    Business Studies:
    Accounting Technology (C, D)
    Business Administration (C, D, A)
    Medical Information Technology (C, D, A)
    Office Systems Technology (C, D, A)
    Clinical Laboratory Technology (C, A)
    Collision Repair Technology (C, D) Computer Aided Drafting and Design (C, D)
    Construction Technology (C, D)
    Cosmetology (C, D)
    Criminal Justice (A)
    Culinary Arts (C, D, A)
    Diesel Technology (C, D)
    Education (C, A)
    Fire/Rescue Science Technology (C, D, A)
    General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
    Information Technology (C, A)
    Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C, D, A)
    Locomotive Technology (C)
    Machine Tool Technology (C, D)
    Major Appliance Technology (C, D)
    Manufacturing Industrial Technology: Electrical Technology (C, D)
    Manufacturing Industrial Technology: Engineering Technology (C, A)
    Manufacturing Industrial Technology: Industrial Maintenance
    Technology (C, D, A)
    Masonry (C, D)
    Medical Assisting (C, D)
    Nursing (A)
    Pharmacy Technology (C, D)
    Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
    Plumbing Technology (C, D)
    Practical Nursing (C, D)
    Radiography (A)
    Respiratory Care (A)
    Surgical Technology (D, A)
    Visual Communication (C, D)
    Welding Technology (C, D)

    Contact Information

    Somerset Community College
    Somerset Campus
    808 Monticello St.
    Somerset, KY 42501
    Toll Free (877) 629-9722 or (606) 679-8501
    somerset.kctcs.edu

    SCC Laurel Campus
    100 University Dr.
    London, KY 40741

    SCC McCreary Center
    250 College St.
    Whitley City, KY 42653

    SCC Russell Center
    848 Steve Wariner Dr.
    Russell Springs, KY 42642

    SCC Clinton Center
    1001 W Hwy 90
    Route 4 Box 438C
    Albany, KY 42602

    SCC Casey Center
    3609 North US 127
    Liberty, KY 42539

    General Information

    Admissions/Records (606) 451-6630
    Business Office (606) 451-6610
    Community Workforce and Economic Development (606) 451-6690
    Disability Services (606) 451-6706
    Financial Aid (606) 451-6640
    Human Resources (606) 451-6620
    Library (606) 451-6710
    Public Relations (606) 451-6756
    Transfer Information Liaison (606) 451-6650
    Veterans Affairs (606) 451-6640
    Web site somerset.kctcs.edu

    Administration

    President/CEO Jo Marshall, PhD
    Provost Tony Honeycutt, EdD
    Dean of Academic Affairs, interim Sharon Whitehead
    Dean of Student Affairs Tracy Casada
    Chief Business Affairs Officer Timothy Zimmerman
    Chief Community, Workforce
    and Economic Development Officer
    David Wiles
    Chief Institutional Advancement Officer Ann Zwick
    Public Relations Director David J Cazalet, Jr
    Division of Health Margy Blankenship
    Division of Construction and Manufacturing Daniel Burnett
    Division of Transportation David Deaton
    Division of Business and Information Technology Bruce Gover
    Division of Education and Consumer Sciences Glenda Patton
    Division of Fine Arts and Humanities Wanda Fries
    Division of Mathematics, Natural and Physical Sciences Gail Stringer
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences Roger Tate, PhD
    Director of Library Services Shelley Burgett

    Faculty

    Aaron, Edward M, Associate Professor, MA, University of West Florida, 1976
    Allen, Valerie G, Professor, MSN, University of Texas at Arlington, 1989
    Angevine, Roger L, Professor, MS, University of Illinois, 1969
    Armstrong, Anthony L, Professor, MS, University of Texas at Arlington, 1984
    Atkinson-Bigelow, Johnna, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1988
    Ballard, Linda K, Professor, MSN, Wright State University, 1994
    Barnes, Virgie F, Professor, MSN, California State University, Los Angeles, 1989
    Beaty, Frances M, Instructor, AAS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1986
    Behrman, David M, Associate Professor, MS, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, 1996
    Blankenship, Margy W, Professor, MAEd, Eastern Kentucky University, 1980
    Blevins, Jo Y, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1984
    Borders, Gayle P, Associate Professor, MS, University of Tennessee, 1998
    Bradford, Kevin L, Associate Professor, MBA Wayland Baptist University, 1993
    Bradley, Daniel A, Instructor, MA, Morehead State University, 2007
    Bridgman, Pamela S, Associate Professor, MS, Capitol College, 1999
    Brock, Brandy Chasteen, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 1993
    Brown, Eddie, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2002
    Burgett, Shelley J, Professor/Librarian I, MLS, Indiana University, 1976
    Burlew, Jonathan W, Professor, MS, Fort Hays State University, 1993
    Burnett, Daniel C, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
    Burnett, Kippe Brown, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 2000
    Calder, Michael V, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Carothers, Franklin T, Associate Professor, MBA, Murray State University, 1992
    Cash, Curtis F, Associate Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
    Catron, Shanda L, Associate Professor, AAS, Lexington Community College, 1996
    Chadwell, Clevern, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2007
    Clark, Jeffrey S, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
    Cleberg, Kimberly S, Assistant Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
    Cleberg, Steven F, Professor, MFA, University of Portland, 1982
    Conaway, Vicki L, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1984 Coomer, Brandi Wilson, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
    Copenhaver, Jerry S, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2005
    Crabtree, Gloria L, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1978
    Davis, James M, Assistant Professor, MEdPsy, Union College, 1996
    Dawson, Arthur W, Professor, MS, University of Missouri, 1976
    Deaton, David A, Assistant Professor, AS, Somerset Community College, 2003
    DeBord, Lenora Frances, Associate Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1991
    Decker, Doyle, Assistant Professor, AHS University of Louisville, 1986
    Deitz, Martha M, Assistant Professor, MAEd, LaGrange College, 1977
    Dobbs, Billy W, Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Dunagan, Don F, Assistant Professor, BA, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Duvall, Billie, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2007
    Eastham, Donna S, Assistant Professor, MAEd, Western Kentucky University, 1992
    Epperson, Jody Beth, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1989
    Flanary, Randall, Associate Professor, AAS, Laurel Technical College, 2002
    Fouts, Cynthia L, Instructor, BS, National-Louis University, 2001
    Frederick, Jon E, Assistant Professor, MAEd, Western Kentucky University, 1980
    Fries, Wanda F, Professor, MFA, Bennington College, 1986
    Fuson Jr, Arliss, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
    Gadd, Belinda P, Assistant Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
    Gadd, Susan G, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1989
    Gover, Glen B, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
    Graham, Gerald M, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Grant, Karen Calvert, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
    Greer, Marisa, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2004
    Grover, Alyce A, Professor, MA, Southwest Missouri State University, 1989
    Hammons, John S, Assistant Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 2000
    Hansel, Loretta, Professor, BS, Berea College, 1976
    Harris, Jeffrey D, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
    Harris, Vickie A, Instructor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1984
    Hartman, Dianna L, Instructor, MSN, University of Tennessee, 1995
    Hassan, Saadi N, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1987
    Hekel, Robert W, Assistant Professor, MA, San Diego State, 1996
    Helton, Carol, Instructor, BSN Eastern Kentucky University, 1995
    Hollars, Roger G, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1968
    Hoskins, Jess, Assistant Professor, BA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2003
    House, Debra J, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Howard, Buford P, Professor, PhD, University of Mississippi, 1989
    Huffaker, Lorna S, Associate Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2003
    Huntsman, Mary Taylor, Associate Professor/Librarian II, MA/MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Jacques, Kenneth R, Professor, MBA, Ball State University, 1987
    Jones, Belinda T, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1986
    Kilgore, April L, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Kincaid, Wilburn R, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
    Krause, Richard, Professor, MA, University of Kansas, 1969
    Lambert III, Warren E, Associate Professor, MA, Marshall University, 2003
    Lester, Danny L, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2002
    Lewis, Kathy S, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
    Libbey, Darlene H, Assistant Professor, MFA, University of Tennessee, 1994
    Logan, Donna L, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
    Loveless, Marla Jo, Instructor, AAS, University of Kentucky, Lexington Community College, 1993
    Lynch, Joseph R, Professor, DDS, University of Kansas City, 1962
    Martin, Ruth S, Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
    Martinez, George M, Assistant Professor, MS, Murray State University, 1991
    Massey, James Douglas, Assistant Professor, AAS, Central Kentucky Technical College, 2001
    Matika, Richard S, Assistant Professor, MA, Murray State University, 1996
    Mayberry, Porter C, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2003
    McDonnell, Raymond Everett, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Tennessee, 1997
    McFeeters, James L, Associate Professor, MS, Louisiana State University, 1991
    McPheron, Jason P, Associate Professor, BS, Austin Peay State University, 1976
    McQueen, Travis, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
    McWhorter, Lois A, Professor, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1988
    Meade, Ronald L, Assistant Professor, DPT, Shenandoah University, 2006
    Meadors, James M, Associate Professor, AAS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
    Metcalf, Virginia E, Assistant Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
    Minton, Timothy T, Instructor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
    Moran, Phillip D, Instructor, AAT, Somerset Technical College/Somerset Com C, 2001
    Morrow, Connie B, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1975
    Mote, Wendy G, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2005
    Muse, Dana L, Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1998
    Null, George Curtis, Assistant Professor, AA, Trinity Valley Community College, 1967
    Omwenga, George I, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of North Texas, 2004
    Osborne, Roger, Instructor, MA, University of Louisville, 2002
    Owens, Nancy G, Professor, MSN, Bellarmine College, 1997
    Partin, Linda J, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1974
    Patton, Glenda B, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
    Payne, Jenny L, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1986
    Perkins, Jeffrey H, Assistant Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
    Peterson, Betty W, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1982
    Phelps, David A, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Phillips, Christopher M, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1996
    Pierce, Christopher A, Assistant Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 2003
    Powell, Nancy L, Professor, MAEd, Eastern Kentucky University, 1987
    Ramilo, Cecilia A, Instructor, PhD, Washington State University, 1996
    Ratliff, Donna R, Professor, MAEd, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
    Rivas, Jesus A, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Tennessee, 2000
    Roberts, Laura E, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1991
    Rogers, Daniel W, Professor, MS, Western Kentucky University, 1976
    Rush, Pamela K, Professor/Librarian I, MLS, Indiana University, 1972
    Saxon, Nathan Joseph G, Instructor, MS, Francis Marion University, 2002
    Scott, Susanne, Professor, BA, Western Kentucky University, 1984
    Shearer, Elizabeth A, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1988
    Shelton, Billie J, Assistant Professor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
    Sherman, Gary J, Associate Professor, MS, University of Wyoming, 1979
    Sherman, Loris E, Professor, MS, University of Wyoming, 1985
    Simpson, William Stuart, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2004
    Smith, Jimmy R, Associate Professor, AAS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
    Spencer, Robert T, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
    Story, Joanne, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1969
    Stringer, Barbara J, Associate Professor, MAEd, University of Kentucky, 1961
    Stringer, Gail S, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1989
    Swanner, Regina K, Associate Professor, AAS, Laurel Technical College, 2002
    Talbott, Everett Shane, Associate Professor, MS, Auburn University, 1999
    Tate, Roger D, Professor, PhD, University of Tennessee, 1978
    Taylor, Gary B, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Taylor, Guy L, Instructor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1981
    Taylor, Terry A, Instructor, MS, University of North Alabama, 2005
    Tincher, James E, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Thrasher, Cindy M, Instructor, MA Western Kentucky University, 1995
    Tomlinson, James R, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1995
    Tomlinson, Nick, Assistant Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2006
    Vito, Gloria L, Assistant Professor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
    Walker, Anita E, Associate Professor, MS, University of Tennessee, 1971
    Watson, Karl D, Assistant Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
    Watson, Rollin J, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Maryland, 1975
    Watters, Tammy R, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2000
    Webb, Richard A, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1988
    Whitehead, Sharon F, Professor, MS, Stetson University, 1976
    Wilson, Jennifer K, Associate Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
    Wooldridge, Eric N, Assistant Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 2001
    Xia, Zhiming, Assistant Professor, MS, University of Mississippi, 1999



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