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Temporary Office Locations:
Academic Resource Center (ARC)
Building 19, Room 106
Building 11, former ARC (second floor of library)
Building 11, first floor (in library)
|Oct 09-10||Fall Break|
|Oct 18||Tuition Refund Deadline/10% 2nd 8 week courses|
|Oct 19||SGA Fall Festival|
|Nov 01||Spring Registration Begins|
|Nov 22 - 24||Thanksgiving Break|
|Dec 11||Last day of class for Fall Semester|
|Dec 12||Final Grades due|
Fall Break 2023
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McDowell Technical Community College has been ranked 18th best community college in the United States for 2023 by SmartAssetTM, an online financial technology company which describes itself as having “…the best personal finance advice on the web.” The ranking is based on SmartAsset’s annual study of 845 community colleges located throughout the country. Although several North Carolina community college’s made this year’s list, McDowell Tech is the only college west of Durham to place in the top 20.
Judge Ellen Shelley of Marion, NC had the unusual privilege of swearing in one of her judicial colleagues, Judge Corey MacKinnon, as the newest member of the McDowell Technical Community College Board of Trustees prior to the beginning of the board’s September meeting.
Following a lengthy planning process, McDowell Technical Community College’s Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program was recently accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Emergency Medical Science Professions (CoAEMSP), in conjunction with the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
McDowell Tech Trail School Receives Grant From MADE X MTNS To Build Capacity in WNC’s Outdoor Economy
McDowell Technical Community College will continue building capacity and growing workforce development opportunities in trail construction and sustainability with a recent grant from MADE X MTNS, a partnership working to expand the outdoor industry and economy across North Carolina’s Appalachian Region and catalyze rural development.
The Practical Nursing Program at McDowell Technical Community College held the college’s annual “pinning” ceremony earlier this month, saluting the Class of 2023 as they prepare to enter the local and regional healthcare workforce.