News & Announcements

Register for Spring Now!

Registration for Spring Semester is underway! Classes begin January 8th. Click on the headline to be linked to our spring schedule. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Resolution Honoring Ford Miller

The McDowell Technical Community College Board of Trustees recently passed a resolution honoring Mr. Ford Miller in recognition of Miller’s 90th birthday in October. Click on the headline above for more information.

Finalists Named for MTCC Presidency

The Board of Trustees of McDowell Technical Community College named three finalists today for the position of President at McDowell Technical Community College. These candidates were selected from a pool of 66 individuals who applied for the position following the resignation of the college’s former president, Dr. John Gossett, earlier this year. Gossett became president of AB-Tech in Asheville in July. Click on the headline above for more information.

Visit: Reaffirmation of Accreditation

McDowell Technical Community College welcomed visitors from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) for a reaffirmation visit in a rather unusual way last week. Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19 and the safety and health of reviewers, the entire 3-day visit was held virtually via Zoom. Click on the headline above for more information.

Day Classes Cancelled

Due to continuing weather-related issues, McDowell Tech will be closed for day classes on Thursday, October 29th. A decision about evening classes will be made by about 2 pm.

Presidential Forums

If you missed either of our three presidential "meet-and-greet" forums, click on the headline above to watch the forum and give your feedback on the candidates.

Furniture Building & Re-Purposing

Do It Yourself: Furniture Building and Re-Purposing. Class begins October 8th and ends February 11th (Thursdays, 5 pm to 9 pm). Click on the headline above for more information.

One More Chance!

If you want to add a class to your fall schedule or you missed the opportunity to apply and register at the beginning of the semester, we have one last opportunity for you to take advantage of: Five (5) new eight-week classes that begin October 15th. Click on the headline above for more information.
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