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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

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,

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

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

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

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