Somerset

Meet the Team at Somerset Community College

Sean Ayers, Outreach and Placement Specialist

A Southeast Community College and Eastern Kentucky University graduate, Sean Ayers has spent his entire professional career at Somerset Community College, spending three years as an industry trainer in Workforce Solutions, twelve years as a recruiter and student activities director, and three years as a health and wellness specialist and academic advisor.

For the past two years, he has had the pleasure of serving as an outreach and placement specialist for the EPIC Program.  A native of Southeast Kentucky, Mr. Ayers is acutely aware of the problems faced by many Appalachian students and is dedicated to helping them to succeed academically and personally.

Email: sean.ayers@kctcs.edu
Phone: (606) 679-8501

Gary Cunningham, Project Team Lead

Gary has worked in a number of IT positions, for both the federal and public sectors, in the U.S. and Germany.  He began his career as a software developer and progressed into database systems, information security, systems programming, systems analyst, project management and finally IT Director.  Throughout his career, he has taught part-time for a number of colleges and universities and finally full-time for Somerset Community College.  Gary’s favorite quote came from his time teaching in Texas – “la Educacion: Saber is Poder” – ‘Education: Knowledge is Power’.  Empower yourself and other as a life-time learner.

Email: gary.cunningham@kctcs.edu
Phone: (606) 679-8501

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