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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
Jun 10 Last Day to Receive Non-Punitive Grade of 'W'
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'

Fall Classes Begin


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College News

2024 SGA honored by the Board of Trustees

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.

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Stacy Buff

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.

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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.

McKesson and Ramsey Honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Two special McDowell Technical Community College graduates were honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards during the college’s commencement exercises on Friday night at Nebo Crossing Church in Marion. Both men are also former staff members and current members of the MTCC Board of Trustees and have served the college and community in countless ways over the last couple of decades.