Monthly Archive:: July 2014

President’s page

We all strive for success. How we measure it, how we achieve it and how we sustain it is different for all of us. In this issue of our popular Career Focus® magazine we focus on strategies

A family affair

At 50 years old and recently divorced, Jill Sansom was yearning for some positive change in her life – and found it in an unexpected way. As the mother of an 18-year-old who recently graduated high school,

Get Creative with a Career in Graphic Design

Do you have an interest in art, communicating ideas and problem solving? Maybe you have always wondered how publications like this are created. If so, a career as a graphic designer might be perfect for you. A

Make Life About Today | By Kelva Ferrell

Students have different stories of how they got where they are now. Young and old, those stories are shadows on their lives. Some go back to school to better themselves. Others do not take it seriously and

The New “Normal” in Higher Education

Although summer is still in full swing, many of us are already dreaming of fall and what it brings – cooler temperatures, football, changing leaves, and of course, back-to-school.  If you picture new high school graduates packing

How to Navigate the Job Scene

Mountwest Career Services offers the opportunity to meet employers face-to-face at networking events, employer information sessions and career fairs. Are you getting ready to graduate? Have you lost your job? Maybe you want to change careers.  Do you

Financial Aid 101 for Non-Traditional Students

Most people who want to go back to school think that they can’t afford it or they think they have to quit their jobs so they can go back to school full-time.  Mountwest Community & Technical College

Michael Smith

Michael Smith just completed his first year at Mountwest. After facing numerous struggles, he is now on the fast track to success and not looking back. In high school, Michael described himself as an “up and down”

moving forward >>> toward your goals

Mountwest Community & Technical College has classes and degree programs to move you toward your new goals. Choose part-time or full-time, day or evening classes. Start small with a certificate or jump right into an associate degree

Make a Difference in the Lives of Animals with a Career in Veterinary Technology

As one of the most requested programs at Mountwest Community & Technical College, we’re pleased to announce a  Veterinary Technology program will begin in the fall 2014 semester!  Support from the local veterinary community, as well as