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April 18, 2016
Mountwest Offers Deckhand Basic Training

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

March 23, 2016
Mountwest receives grants from local Walmart stores to support food pantry

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.

March 08, 2016
Mountwest Fall 2016 scholarships now available

Mountwest Community & Technical College is now accepting scholarship applications for the Fall 2016 semester.

February 09, 2016
Mountwest to offer free FAFSA help during College Goal Sunday

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.

February 05, 2016
Mountwest hires Wilkerson as executive director

Mountwest Community & Technical College hired Jim Wilkerson, a West Virginia native, as executive director of corporate and foundation relations.

February 04, 2016
Mountwest to host substance abuse prevention lunch and learn

Mountwest Community & Technical College will host a free Substance Abuse Prevention Lunch and Learn on Thursday, February 25.

February 02, 2016
Mountwest Offers Deckhand Basic Training

Mountwest Community & Technical College is offering deckhand basic training February 29 to March 6 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-growing maritime industry.

January 14, 2016
Mountwest joins Pearson VUE Network to offer accessible and secure certification testing

Mountwest Community & Technical College has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programs, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.

January 06, 2016
Mountwest announces spring 2016 scholarship recipients

Mountwest Community & Technical College has awarded 17 students with scholarships for the spring semester.

December 16, 2015
Mountwest professor and students develop artificial hand for six-year-old boy

Christmas came early for a local boy whose wish list included something most people take for granted – a hand. Theodore Triplett, program coordinator of engineering design technology at Mountwest Community & Technical College, and his students presented Cooper, a six-year-old boy born without a left hand, with an artificial one that they developed using a 3D printer.