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Welcome to MTCC
MTCC Con Ed and Workforce Development
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
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)
Oct 15 Spring Advising Begins
Oct 18 End of Drop/Add: 2nd 8-week Classes

Fall Classes Begin


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William Harold Smith

W. Harold Smith Charitable Trust Creates MTCC Endowed Scholarship

The William Harold Smith Charitable Trust, a local charity established by the late Harold Smith, has created a new endowed scholarship at McDowell Technical Community College with a gift of $50,000 to the McDowell Technical Community College Foundation. These funds will be matched with proceeds from a Title III grant provided by the U.S. Department of Education, bringing the initial endowment of the William Harold Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship to $100,000.

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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.

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.