In a time when the news is full of stories about West Virginia’s struggles with addiction and alcoholism, what really stands out is news about people finding recovery from those very things. Such is the case in Huntington - and across the state - courtesy of a wave of peer-to-peer programs and facilities that are leading the way in a recovery revolution. Mountwest Community & Technical College is a part of that revolution, utilizing what Mountwest does best: education.
Back by popular demand, Mountwest Community & Technical College is offering summer camps that focus on creativity, critical thinking and digital skills for kids in sixth to eighth grades. Four specialty workshops are planned for the first three weeks of June.
There are many reasons people choose a certain career path – salary, schedule, and convenience to name a few. The common theme among students in the veterinary technology program at Mountwest Community & Technical College is passion. With the rigorous program requirements, Amanda Clark, instructor and program coordinator at Mountwest, says passion, paired with hard work, was nearly a necessity for the nine students to walk across stage this Thursday as the first graduating class from the newly accredited Mountwest vet tech program.
Mountwest Community & Technical College will see something new at this year’s commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 12. Among the graduating students are four who represent the first to complete the new Associate of Applied Science Degree in graphic design. One of them, Elisha Meadows, has been selected to be the student speaker at commencement.
Mountwest Community & Technical College is offering deckhand basic training May 16-22 through its Maritime Academy. At the completion of this seven-day training, participants will be equipped with the skills and certification needed to join the rapidly-gro
One year ago, Mountwest Community & Technical College opened a food pantry on campus to serve its students and their families, recognizing that students’ basic needs need to be met before they can thrive in the classroom. This week, three local Walmart stores located in Barboursville, Huntington and Wayne helped stock the shelves of the student food pantry by awarding Mountwest a $750 grant from each store.
Mountwest Community & Technical College is now accepting scholarship applications for the Fall 2016 semester.
Local financial aid professionals will offer one-on-one, confidential support to anyone planning to attend college — regardless of their age or income on Sunday, February 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. during College Goal Sunday at Mountwest Community & Technical College.
Mountwest Community & Technical College hired Jim Wilkerson, a West Virginia native, as executive director of corporate and foundation relations.
Mountwest Community & Technical College will host a free Substance Abuse Prevention Lunch and Learn on Thursday, February 25.