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McDowell Tech Welcomes Board Members and Officers for 2022

New Appointments MTCC Board of Trustees 2022
McDowell Technical Community College welcomed two new members and two returning members to the college’s board of trustees during a regularly scheduled meeting of the board on Thursday night, August 11th, 2022. Judge Bob Hunter of Marion (Court of Appeals, retired) swore in the new members.

MTCC Invests in Students—Fall 2022 Begins August 15

MTCC Invests in Students—Fall 2022 Begins August 15 Featured Photo
“We are looking forward to a great year at McDowell Tech,” said Dr. Merritt. “It is an exciting year to be at The Tech as we search for ways to reinvent and reimagine how we serve students in a changing economy – we know investing in our students first always works—and we will continue to do just that.”

Melton Awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Judy Melton
Established in 1963, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine is conferred by the Governor for those making a significant impact and for strengthening the State of North Carolina. It is considered the most prestigious award and highest civilian honor for individuals who have 30 or more years of service to the State of North Carolina.

SRO Eric Rodriguez Joins MTCC

SRO Eric Rodriguez
With increased concern for campus safety and security at schools and colleges throughout the country, McDowell Technical Community College announced today the hiring of the college’s first full-time school resource officer (SRO), adding to the existing part-time security staff already employed at the college. Veteran officer Eric Rodriguez of the Marion Police Department started work in July, reviewing existing safety protocols, learning building layouts, meeting faculty and staff and other important security functions.

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