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Mountwest Student Tells Her College Experience Story

Jamie Watts, shares her experience in the American Sign Language Program My interest in American Sign Language began when I was in high school. This is where my dual enrollment began. My sophomore year high school, I noticed a young man who was sitting with a girl and he didn’t talk. He used his hands…

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Blue Ridge CTC Signs New Articulation Agreement with Ohio Valley University for Forensic Investigative Accounting Degree

Blue Ridge CTC Signs New Articulation Agreement with Ohio Valley University for Forensic Investigative Accounting Degree Martinsburg, WV. Blue Ridge CTC and Ohio Valley University (OVU) have signed a new transfer agreement for students interested in pursuing a degree in Forensic Investigative Accounting. The articulation agreement, signed fall of 2017, allows Blue Ridge CTC students…

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WVU Parkersburg sees huge student success gains and financial savings with GPS program

Throughout the country, colleges and universities struggle to keep students on track toward graduation. Often, students waste time, money and credit hours on courses that don’t relate to their degree, ultimately leading them not to graduate at all. Complete College America has established one of its newest game changers called Guided Pathways to Success (GPS).…

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WVSU, New River CTC Announce Program to Promote Four-Year Degree Completion

Straight 2 STATE will provide seamless transition between institutions Oct. 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) and New River Community and Technical College signed an agreement today allowing students who complete an associate degree a smoother transition to earning a bachelor’s degree. Through the new Straight 2 STATE…

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Technology Jobs Open Up for Community College Students

For Immediate Release October 26, 2017  Contact: Samantha Willis Office: 304.558.0087 ext. 265 Cell: 304.838.0253 email: willis@wvctcs.org website: www.wvctcs.org Technology Jobs Open Up for Community College Students New River CTC offers software development boot camp to fill tech job openings CHARLESTON, WV October 26, 2017 – The WV Community and Technical College System (CTCS) is…

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Pierpont Early College Academy Receiving Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grant Award of $151,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 16, 2017 Pierpont Early College Academy Receiving Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grant Award of $151,000 Fairmont, WV- Pierpont Community & Technical College has received a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation in the amount of $151,000 to pilot a program that enables EDGE-eligible high school career and technical education…

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Students Earn Wages while Completing Tech Degrees

For Immediate Release October 11, 2017 Contact: Samantha Willis Telephone: 304.558.0087 ext. 265 Cell: 304.838.0253 Email: willis@wvctcs.org Website: www.wvctcs.org Students Earn Wages while Completing Tech Degrees CTCS Awards Learn and Earn Grant for Software Development Company Huntington, W.Va. September 25, 2017 – Students at Mountwest Community and Technical College have the opportunity to work for Core10 while completing their IT…

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CTCS Grants Automatic Admission To High School Seniors

W.Va. high school graduates automatically accepted into local community colleges CHARLESTON, WV August 14, 2017– The West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS) has launched a new initiative to help boost the college-going rate of high school graduates in the mountain state.   All recent West Virginia high school graduates, have been automatically accepted into…

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