MTCC Training Room Dedicated to NAACP McDowell County
The Board of Trustees of McDowell Technical Community College, on recommendation from The MTCC Foundation’s Board of Directors, have named the main training room in the college’s Smith Building in honor of the NAACP McDowell County Chapter. At a recent installation ceremony, Ray McKesson, Chapter President, and members of the chapter’s executive board unveiled a wall plaque dedicating the large conference room in the chapter’s honor.
McDowell Tech Joins Achieving the Dream Network
McDowell Technical Community College in Marion, North Carolina is pleased to announce that it is joining a group of more than 300 community colleges that compose the network of Achieving the Dream (ATD), the most comprehensive non-governmental reform movement for college student success in the nation.
MTCC’s McKesson Receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Ray McKesson, retired Vice-President of Finance and Administration at McDowell Technical Community College and member of the college’s board of trustees and the MTCC Foundation, was recently awarded North Carolina’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Governor Roy Cooper.
MTCC Honors List Recipients, Spring 2023
Congratulations to the following students who made the Dean’s, President’s and Honors Lists at McDowell Technical Community College during the Spring Semester, 2023:
MTCC Celebrates 2023 Graduates & Another Record-Breaking Year
McDowell Technical Community College proudly announced highlights today from the college’s annual graduation held Friday night at Nebo Crossing in Marion. For the second year in a row, student success set new records for the Class of 2023
MTCC in the Business of Changing Lives: A Story of Redemption
– If you know someone in desperate need of life-changing advice, Donald Justin Vess—D.J. to his friends and co-workers—is your go-to person. He’s become something of an expert on the subject. He’s been there, done that and has the scars to prove it. He’s living proof that no matter where you find yourself in life, with the right help and the right support, you can recover against seemingly insurmountable odds.
2023 MTCC Honor Society Members and Departmental Standouts
McDowell Technical Community College announced today new inductees to the college’s Phi Theta Kappa and National Technical Honor Societies, as well as a select group of individuals who received a variety of departmental awards for the 2022-2023 academic year. Students were honored and received certificates in a ceremony Monday afternoon. A reception followed the ceremony.
The Place God Meant Her to Be
When Sandra Ayers opened her biggest Christmas present last December, she cried. Her surprise and delight were completely understandable.
After a lifetime dedicated to teaching mathematics to thousands of college students, young and old, who came to McDowell Technical Community College in search of a better future for themselves and their families, Sandra’s husband, Robert, and her children, Andy, Jeff, Woody and LeeMarie, had pooled their money to leave a lasting legacy in her honor at McDowell Tech.
MTCC Announces New Group of EMT/Paramedic Graduates
Another group of heroes-in-training completed McDowell Technical Community College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program last Friday evening. During the group’s graduation ceremony, instructor and keynote speaker William Kehler announced that 100% of this group of students passed state competency exams at their respective levels.
MTCC Announces 2023 Alumni Award Recipients
McDowell Technical Community College proudly announced the recipients of the college’s third annual Alumni Awards on Monday during a ceremony held in the Crane Resistoflex Auditorium on the college’s main campus. The winners represent a cross-section of alumni who attended McDowell Tech over a period of more than 35 years.
MTCC Announces Dr. Susan Mims as 2023 Graduation Speaker
Dr. Susan Mims (MD, MPH, FAAP), President and CEO of Dogwood Health Trust, a respected healthcare leader with over 20 years of clinical and administrative experience, will deliver McDowell Technical Community College’s annual commencement address to the Class of 2023
MTCC Adding Programs to Meet Local Workforce Needs
McDowell Technical Community College is adding two new curriculum programs this fall to meet ongoing local and regional workforce needs.