News & Announcements

Interested in Nursing?

McDowell Technical Community College is planning to establish an independent Associate Degree Nursing (RN)Program with the dissolution of Foothills Nursing Consortium. Individuals interested in attending an Associate Degree Nursing Program are invited to complete this interest survey: (Click on Headline)

MTCC Voices- James Hughes

James Hughes, a 2015 graduate of the Photographic Technology program at McDowell Technical Community College, is well on his way to leaving his creative mark on Marion and the surrounding areas. While at McDowell Tech, James was the kind of student who always took his work seriously and pushed the creative limits on each-and-every assignment.

We Feel Lucky

Visit Countryside BBQ tomorrow or Thursday to claim your FREE DESSERT!

Photography Portfolio

These early photos from Blake Madden's Fundamentals of Photography Class are Spot On! (Click on headline)

World-Class Instructor Teaches Welding at MTCC

Meet Clay: A world-class welder who shares his passion at McDowell Tech. An apprenticeship took him all over the world, from coast-to-coast in the U.S., then Sweden, Belgium, & Slovenia. Now, he changes lives at MTCC!

Register Now For Nurse Aide I Class

Our Nurse Aide I class is coming up in March. Scholarships are available for this class, but seating is limited. Apply today! (A separate application is also required for scholarships.) For more information and to begin the registration process, click on the headline above.

UNC Charlotte Day

UNC Charlotte will host a virtual fair on March 9th for interested transfer students.

8-Week Classes Begin March 8th

It's time to register for our 8-week online classes which begin March 8th: Theater Appreciation, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Computers, Accounting Software Applications and College Transfer Success. Current students should register today in WebAdvisor. New students should apply today at under New Students. For more information, contact Student Services at 828-652-6021.

UNC System Virtual Transfer Fair

The UNC System Office is hosting a virtual transfer fair March 1st through 3rd to provide opportunities for you to hear from and speak with representatives from 15 universities in the UNC System. Click on the headline above to visit the Virtual Fair website.

"Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost" --J.R.R. Tolkien

When Kaitlyn Helton was a senior in high school, she turned down a scholarship to a four-year college in favor of taking classes at McDowell Tech because she wasn't quite sure what she wanted to study or what type of career she wanted to pursue. In the first few days of her second semester at McDowell Tech, she had a "eureka" moment in one of her new classes and realized that she had found her niche.
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