Monthly Archive:: December 2014

President’s Page

THINK AGAIN… • about trying something new. • about pursuing the career you’ve always wanted. • about setting a new course for your family. • about letting an associate degree get you there. THINK AGAIN about Mountwest

Think Again – about the value of a community college education!

As consumers, we are faced with decisions that impact our immediate surroundings, daily activities and long-term abilities. Those decisions could be in what we purchase, what we believe, what actions we take or any combination of those

Early to college, early to rise (to success!)

Parents, I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage, “Early to bed, early to rise.”  The same can be said for early college enrollment as well! Mountwest offers many options to high school students who are looking to

Student Spotlight: Glenn Vanous

I can clearly remember what it was like when I first walked through the doors at Mountwest; I was nervous. I was a 45-year-old man who, just three months earlier, had obtained his GED. Before that, I

THE ELECTRONIC CONNECTION:Arcs and Sparks Lead to Careers

The invention of the transistor in 1947 paved the way for the dazzling array of electronic devices that now enhance our daily lives. Today, we are dependent on electronics for virtually everything we do. Automobiles, cell phones,

Taking Fear Out of the Equation

In its new life, math at Mountwest is about applying the concepts to everyday scenarios, engaging with your classmates in problem solving and incorporating math concepts into other entry-level courses.  Math has this intrinsic ability to make grown

Dissect Data with a Career in Geographic Information Systems

What is GIS?  A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present all types of spatial or geographical data. What does a GIS do? A GIS lets us

Student Spotlight

Andrew Lucas knew that Engineering Design was the natural path to take into the future, and he believed that Mountwest Community & Technical College was the best way to get there. “My dad was a civil engineer,

Your Fast Track to Employment!

Are you looking to fast track your career in Information Technology? Mountwest offers its Information Technology Networking Systems program as a fast track option designed to help you earn your associate degree and a handful of industry-recognized

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