Southeast’s original campus opened in 1960. Today, it is home to associate degree programs in arts, science, and applied science. It also houses the Godbey Appalachian Center Theatre and archives, telecommunications center, and other student facilities. Each fall, the Cumberland Campus also plays host to the Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’, a festival celebrating our unique heritage.
The Harlan Campus began in 1938 as Harlan County Vocational School. It became a campus of Southeast in 2001. It is home to many technical programs including welding, auto body repair, medical assisting, and electrical technology. It also hosts the “Goin’ Back to Harlan” bluegrass festival each June.
Southeast’s growth in Bell County prompted the building of the Middlesboro Campus in 1995. This campus provides all the classes required for the associate degree programs as well as the general occupational technical studies degree in areas such as CAD, diesel technology, medical transcription, and heavy equipment operation. It is also the home of the Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival each October in the heart of Daniel Boone country.
Founded in 1961 as “ The Pineville School for Practical Nurses”, the Pineville Campus joined the Southeast family in 2002. It is home to specialized programs in the health sciences including practical nursing, radiology technology, surgical technology, and respiratory technology. The campus is fully equipped with a variety of innovative technology in order to produce the most qualified graduates.
Demand from local citizens prompted Southeast to establish the Whitesburg campus is 1990. Students are able to complete associate degree work there and also take courses in radiology, respiratory care, and physical therapy assisting. The Whitesburg Campus also plays a large role in hosting the Mountain Heritage Festival each fall which showcases various craft demonstrations, past and present.
Contact the Cumberland, Harlan, Middlesboro, Pineville or Whitesburg campus today!