An application deadline extension has been granted for the 2017 -2018 Practical Nurse program to May 9, 2017. All admission criteria must be complete by May 9, 2017 with the exception of listing on the Nurse Aide I Registry. Accepted applicants must be listed on the Nurse Aide I Registry by July 31, 2017. TEAS testing will be on April 25th and 26th.
Thank you for your interest in the MTCC Practical Nurse Education program. If you have further questions, please contact Belinda Foster at 828 652 0611.
Teacher of the Year Nominations!
Don't forget! Nominate your favorite instructor for Teacher of the Year one day this week. Nomination forms can be found in each building and must be turned in this week.
McDowell County Schools is partnering with McDowell Technical Community College to offer Camp Opportunity to middle school students June 26-29, 2017. The day camp provides campers with the opportunity to learn about a different career each day through exploration and hands on activities. Sessions will be held at McDowell High School, McDowell Tech/Universal campus and other area locations. Camp will begin each day at McDowell High School and transportation will be offered through an abbreviated bus route.
The Beta Zeta Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society inducted 22 new members to its ranks in a ceremony held Monday evening at McDowell Technical Community College. Phi Theta Kappa is one of two primary honor societies which recognize two-year and junior college students across the country.
Students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa must be recommended by their academic advisor and must have completed at least 12 hours of course work toward an associate degree with a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Membership in the society is voluntary.
Congratulations to these new members:
Donna L. Allison, Autumn M. Boyles, Madison A. Cauthen, Maggie L. Effler, Jacob M. Frye, Emily L. Hamilton, Richard W. Hughes, Thomas E. Lindley, Katelyn N. Lowery, Destiny R. Mader, Kaitlin A. Mathieson, Sydney E. McEntire, Shana N. McKinney, Millie Ortiz, Louis R. Parrow, Abel E. Rivas, Adrianna J. Shelton, William C. Smith, Grace V. Sword, Alexandria N. Thomas, Stacy L. Walden and Lee A. Wampler
Also pictured: Current chapter officers Mackenzie Silver, Raymond Okyere-Forson, Garrett McPeters, Nhan Nguyen, Lauren Worley and member Andrew Smith.
Art + Science Contest!
A juried competition for works of art about the solar eclipse for middle school students, high school students, and community college students in Western NC and Upstate SC.
(Please make sure that you are on campus when you sign up. Cannot be accessed from "MTCC Guest" network.)
Student Resource Manual
This Student Resource Manual is your
guide through your educational experience here at McDowell Tech. Inside you will find policies,
procedures, rules, due dates and other things that you will need to know. You will also find names
and number of people who are willing to assist you in any way as well as a calendar that can help
you plan each semester.
McDowell Technical Community College is now a part of Health-e-Schools. This is a program that provides medical care to clients in the place where they spend most of their time - school or work!
Our staff can provide medical care to students/employees, without students/employees missing school or work. This program helps the student/employee stay healthy, decreases school/work absences, and reduces out-of-work, travel, and wait time.
McDowell Technical Community College is a tobacco-free campus. If you would like assistance with smoking cessation, please contact QuitlineNC at 1-800-784-8669. It is a free call.