Fairmont, WV- The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded Pierpont Community & Technical College a $1,017,308 Power Up grant for the Aerospace Workforce in Coal-Impacted Communities of West Virginia project. The ARC grant will help increase the number of former coal miners who graduate from workforce training and two-year degree programs at the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center (NAEC) in Bridgeport, WV. Pierpont’s RCB NAEC provides the state’s only FAA-certified aerospace training, degrees, and certifications.
Pierpont Students Named to Spring 2017 President's List and Dean's List
Fairmont, WV- Pierpont Community & Technical College has released the Dean’s List and the President’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.
Pierpont Community & Technical College has earned national recognition as one of only eleven Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges according to a study released by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Pierpont is one of only eleven community colleges recognized nationwide, and the only one named to the list in West Virginia.
Michael is a graduate of West Liberty University with a degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science and has his license as a Medical Technologist in the state of West Virginia. He received his Master’s in Divinity from Emory University and a Master’s in Philosophy from Syracuse University. Michael is currently an Associate Professor in the Medical Laboratory Technology and Laboratory Assistant Programs.
Pierpont Community & Technical College to host annual Spring Open House for Saturday, April 22nd
Pierpont Community & Technical College will host an Open House on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 on the campus of 1201 Locust Avenue Fairmont, WV. The event is designed for people of all ages and their families to experience what North Central West Virginia’s Community College has to offer.
Karen is a graduate of Wesleyan College with a degree in Accounting. Karen received her MBA from West Virginia University and is a CPA in the state of WV. She was employed as a Tax Specialist for CNG Gas Transmission Inc. where she prepared quarterly estimates, monthly accruals and federal / state tax returns. In this position, she also prepared five year financial projections for Hope Gas.
Washington, DC: Students and faculty of the Applied Design Program at Pierpont Community & Technical College traveled to Washington DC for Fashion Week 2017 and the Design Center Pre-Spring Market to view first hand how what they learn in the classroom transfers to their future careers.
Pierpont Culinary Wins Silver Medals and Second Place at Northeast Regional Competition
New Rochelle, NY: Student team members of Pierpont Culinary Academy scored 82 points, and earned silver medals at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Northeast Student Team Regional Championship. The team finished second to State University of New York (SUNY) Delhi, a past national champion.