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Welcome to MTCC
NEXTNC Scholarships
Beyond a Better Job
MTCC in the top 2% in the Nation
FAFSA Simplification
Dr. J.W. Kelley announced as new MTCC President
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The class of 2024 broke all records for the number of people graduating, and we could not be more proud of each and every one of them!
Click on either image below to find out more about the two graduation ceremonies.

Dates to Remember
Spring 2024
Jul 1-3 Summer Break
Jul 4 Independence Day (Holiday)
Jul 22 End of 8-week Classes
Aug 1 All FT Faculty Return
Aug 5 End of Summer Term
Aug 6 Grades Due
Aug 6 Convocation & Faculty/Staff Development
Aug 15 New Student Orientation
Aug 19 Classes Begin
Aug 21 End of Drop/Add: 16-week/1st 8-week Classes
Aug 28 Tuition Refund Deadline/10%
Sep 2 Labor Day (Holiday)
Sep 5 End of Drop/Add: 14-week Classes
Sep 20 Last Day to Receive Non-Punitive Grade of 'W'
Oct 7-8 Fall Break (Work/Annual Leave)

Fall Classes Begin


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College News

Celebrating a Life Well-Lived

In his 83 years of life, Dr. Robert M. Boggs took on several unique roles—public school superintendent, community college president, horseman, teacher, civic leader and actor, among others—but none were more cherished to him than husband, father, coach, mentor and friend. To many, he was nothing short of a legend, and most would say that it was a role that fit him to a tee.

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MTCC Board Honors 2023-2024 SGA Leaders

The McDowell Technical Community College Board of Trustees honored the entire MTCC Student Government Association (SGA) leadership team on Thursday evening for their exemplary leadership during the 2023-2024 academic year.

MTCC’s Stacy Buff Joins National Workforce Board

Stacy Buff, Vice President of Workforce Development at McDowell Technical Community College, has been elected as the North Carolina representative on the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP). The NAWDP is the largest workforce development association in the United States.

Instructor, Students Receive Honors at McDowell Tech

Selection for the 2024 Excellence in Teaching, Teacher of the Year Award at McDowell Technical Community College was a particularly competitive process this year, with 11 instructors nominated for the prestigious honor. At graduation exercises last Friday, Richard Christopher (“Chris”) Saxton was announced as the winner after a series of interviews around the topic of teaching and learning by a peer selection committee during the weeks leading up to graduation.