Gov. Justice frequently says that West Virginians don’t brag enough about themselves, and he’s right. Perhaps one of West Virginia’s best kept secrets is its community and technical colleges. The West Virginia Community and Technical College System includes nine public community and technical colleges, strategically located across the state, providing easy access for students and regional interaction with employers. Our colleges work directly with business and industry to ensure that our programs meet their workforce needs.
September 17, 2018
West Virginia community college students who transfer to West Virginia University before earning their associate degrees can now receive their credentials retroactively, thanks to a new partnership between the institution, the West Virginia Community and Technical College System (WVCTCS) and the National Student Clearinghouse.
August 30, 2018
West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) has received its largest gift to date for their new Industrial Technology Center (ITC), which opens in August for the fall semester. American Electric Power (AEP) has awarded $25,000 to WVNCC to support their new facility that will house and expand their Welding and Petroleum Technology programs.
June 26, 2018
CTCS commits to developing entrepreneurial mindsets across campuses and communities – the first system in the nation
June 19, 2018
Yesterday, 20 community college students from across West Virginia and their families gathered at the Governor’s Mansion for awards and recognition. There, the West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS) along with First Lady Cathy Justice honored each of them individually for their academic success, determination, and commitment to their communities.
April 19, 2018
Learn & Earn grants are an incredible opportunity for employers in West Virginia to have the chance to train ideal future employees. Employers select students who are studying at a local community and technical college (CTC) and are reimbursed from grant funding for up to half of the student’s wages while that student works for the employer and completes their studies at the CTC. This benefit is intended to be an incentive for employers to take on trainees; however, some employers also see is as an opportunity from a different perspective. Some see it as an opportunity to help their own employees continue their education here in West Virginia.
December 13, 2017
The Students Caring About Regional Social Issues (SCARSI) Club at West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) recently presented the Greater Wheeling Homeless Coalition and Youth Services System Winter Freeze Shelter in Wheeling with money and items such as hats, socks, gloves and more to help keep area residents without a home warm this winter.
$1.58 MILLION GRANT AWARDED TO BRIDGEVALLEY FOR STEM EDUCATION PROGRAM PARTNERING WITH KANAWHA COUNTY SCHOOLS
Students at two local high schools and BridgeValley Community & Technical College today learned new doors are open to them that they may never have considered.
Blue Ridge CTC Signs New Articulation Agreement with Ohio Valley University for Forensic Investigative Accounting Degree
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.
Throughout the country, colleges and universities struggle to keep students on track toward graduation.
Straight 2 STATE will provide seamless transition between institutions.
New River CTC offers software development boot camp to fill tech job openings.
Pierpont Early College Academy Receiving Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grant Award of $151,000
Pierpont Early College Academy Receiving Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grant Award of $151,000Pierpont 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 students to enroll in community college courses during their senior year.
CTCS Awards Learn and Earn Grant for Software Development Company.
College students gain more access to resources than ever before.
College not complying with state law, procedures.