News & Announcements

New Golden Leaf Scholars Application Available

The 2021-2022 Golden Leaf Scholarship Application is now available for interested students. The Golden LEAF Scholars Program provides grants of up to $2,250 annually for curriculum students and up to $1850 annually for workforce continuing education students. The scholarship helps cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, childcare and other components of the total cost of attendance for 2021-2022 fall, spring, and summer semesters. Application is at the bottom of the linked page.

Student Advising Available Without Appointment

Students: We have scheduled special times over the next couple of weeks for you to meet with an advisor to register for fall classes.

Advisors will be in the library from 9 am to 4 pm daily, Monday through Thursday, until July 29th.

Our Virtual Bookstore is now live!

Students may now order their books online through our new virtual bookstore. (Pell Grant recipients will be able to use Pell funds after August 6th.) Order early so that you have your books before class starts. Click on the headline to be linked to our bookstore page.

Urgent Need for Blood Donors

According to the American Red Cross, there is a severe blood shortage at this time, made worse by the fact that few donors are showing up at local blood drives. Help us make a difference; please consider donating on Tuesday, July 20th at the Red Cross Blood Drive on our campus (10 am to 2:30 pm in the Harold Smith Building).

MTCC Offers Students A Golden Ticket

There is one more opportunity to attend an information session about our Learn and Grow Scholarship before Thursday's priority deadline for our 2021-2022 FREE TUITION plan. Attend one of our sessions on Tuesday, July 13th in room 113 of the Harold Smith Building, either at 10 am or 6 pm. See how these two future public servants are taking advantage of the program.

Community College Day in Raleigh!

MTCC President, Dr. Brian S. Merritt, joined other North Carolina Community College System presidents, trustees, and system staff today for a meeting on W. Jones St. led by NCCCS President, Thomas Stith, III, to discuss legislative priorities and how the “Great 58” are a true economic engine for our state!

MTCC Seeks Nominations for Inaugural Alumni Awards

There are thousands of McDowell Technical Community College alumni doing great work in our communities across the region. Beginning in 2021, MTCC will initiate a new program to honor and recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions and exceptional accomplishments in their chosen career; significant contributions to their community and to the lives of others; and/or exceptional service in support of the college.

McDowell NAACP Chapter Establishes Endowed Scholarship

The McDowell County Chapter of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) has established an endowed scholarship at McDowell Technical Community College to provide need-based scholarships to McDowell County residents.

Gemaire and Rheem Donation to Result in HVAC Upgrades

Thanks to a generous donation from Gemaire Distributors, LLC and Rheem Manufacturing, the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technologies Program at McDowell Technical Community College will soon be getting upgraded equipment for the department’s teaching lab at the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center.

Online Classes to Grow Your Business

Join one of our online classes through the MTCC Small Business Center and learn how to create and claim your My Google Business Page or how to manage data on Google Analytics to grow your online business presence.
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