Enrollment and Student Aid on the Rise at Pierpont Community and Technical College
FAIRMONT — At Pierpont Community and Technical College's Board of Governor's meeting Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that the school helped students attain $10.5 million in financial aid during the 2017-2018 school year, while student enrollment has increased this year by more than 400 people.
Pierpont Community & Technical College Accepted to Higher Learning Commission's Student Success Academy
Fairmont, WV– Pierpont Community & Technical College was one of only 13 colleges nationwide selected by the Higher Learning Commission to participate in their new Student Success Academy," says Director of Advising and Assessment, Nancy Williams Parks.
Former Pierpont BOG Chairman and Civil Rights Activist Speaks at Banquet
HUNTINGTON — A West Virginia native who once held the position of being the youngest NAACP branch president in the nation will be the keynote speaker at the annual Freedom Fund Banquet hosted by the Huntington-Cabell Branch of the NAACP on Saturday, Oct. 13.
The aviation is changing and what worked in the past may no longer be relevant in the future. Fortunately this is an area where West Virginia is paying close attention. The state’s airports, educational institutions, industry, and legislature are acutely aware of the changing dynamics and are acting accordingly. There is no doubt that aviation has been and will continue to be a vital component of West Virginia’s future.
Today’s 21st-century knowledge and technology-based economy demands skill development and credentials beyond the high school level. All of the literature seems to suggest that this trend will continue into the foreseeable future.
Wiley Cash, author of “The Last Ballad,” calls “The Sound of Holding Your Breath” a collection of “gorgeous stories about a much-maligned region and a people that are too often viewed from the interstate, in photographs, or on the screen,” adding that Natalie Sypolt’s debut is “an important book by an important writer.”