Introducing the Next President of McDowell Technical Community College:
Dr. John Gossett
Dr. John D. Gossett has been named by the McDowell Technical Community College Board of Trustees to
succeed Dr. Bryan W. Wilson as president of McDowell Technical Community College following Wilson's
retirement on August 1st.
Good News: Deadline Extended for Practical Nursing Applicants!
An application deadline extension has been granted for the Practical Nurse program to May 9, 2016. All admission criteria must be complete by May 9, 2016 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, 2016. TEAS testing will be held on Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Please contact Student Enrichment at 828.659.0418 for an appointment.
MTCC Now Part of Health-e-schools!
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.
On January 1, 2016, McDowell Technical Community College will become a tobacco-free campus. We will no longer have designated smoking areas and smoking will not be permitted on campus. If you would like assistance with smoking cessation, please contact QuitlineNC at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669. It is free call.
If you are completing requirements for your degree this fall or next spring, please stop by Student Services to fill out an application for graduation.
McDowell Technical Community College is proud to announce 58 students earned Microsoft Certification during the 2014-2015 school year. MTCC is a certified Certiport Testing Center currently offering Microsoft Office Certification in the following areas: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
More than a simple credential, Microsoft Office Specialist certification notifies prospective employers that a certified applicant is prepared to make immediate contributions in the workplace. They will be qualified to meet greater challenges, possessing the knowledge and ability to be more productive and share information in a compelling, intuitive manner.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics lists Microsoft Office as the second highest skill set required for high-growth/high-wage occupations, with oral and written communication skills being first.
For more information regarding Microsoft Office Certification, please contact Rachel Pearson, Program Advisor for Office Administration, at 652-0658 or email@example.com