West Virginia Community Colleges & WVU Partner for Student Degree Completion
Fairmont, West Virginia— 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.
Pierpont Community & Technical College Once Again Ranks in The 30 Best Culinary Schools!
Fairmont, WV- Pierpont Culinary Academy has once again been named among the 30 Best Culinary Schools by TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization comprised of a dedicated group of educators, editors, authors, and web professionals who believe learning transforms lives for the better and should remain a lifelong pursuit.
Pierpont Students Take 4th Place in National Phi Beta Lambda Competitions
Fairmont, WV - Pierpont Business Technology majors Cori Tallman and McKayla Moore placed fourth in the nation for Website Design at the recent Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)-Phi Beta Lambda competition held June 24-27th in Baltimore, Maryland.
Cooperation Leads to Improved Educational Opportunities in WV Manufacturing
Understanding the need to continue to grow the workforce in West Virginia, the Robert C. Byrd Institute, Marshall University, and Pierpont Community & Technical College have joined forces to offer a nationally recognized program in Machinist Technology and CNC Machining that leads to a career that is in high-demand both nationally and in West Virginia.
NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Name 2018 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges
Austin, Texas – May 18, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Diverse) are excited to announce the 2018 Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (PPWCC) award winners.
FAIRMONT – Instead of beginning a new week, this Monday for some was the beginning of a new chapter in their lives. This was the case for 18 students from Pierpont Community and Technical College (PCTC) who started their jobs with FirstEnergy Monday, after graduating at Friday’s commencement ceremony.