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President's Newsletter

June 12

Picture of Mary Hook and Dr. Rhames

Real History: MTC’s Dental Hygiene Program is the oldest in the state

When Mary Hook first started working as a dental hygienist, developing x-rays was about as labor intensive as developing film for a major motion picture. Hook would dip one side of the x-ray into a liquid, then she fished it out of a tray and dipped...

June 12

Two students working on an engine

Real Experience: MTC’s adjunct instructors bring valuable career knowledge to the classroom

When Midlands Technical College adjunct instructor Melodie Hunnicutt talks psychology to her students, they listen. In addition to her 20 years of experience teaching at MTC, Hunnicutt has been a non-profit administrator in human service and clinic...

June 12

Health Care students displaying their certification

Real Preparation: MTC students surpass national averages and top certification exam pass rates

In 2018, Midlands Technical College (MTC) awarded more than 2,200 degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Many of these graduates earned high scores on their licensing exams, propelling them ahead of national pass rates, which is a testament to the...

May 15

Group of Nursing Graduates in front of Myles the Jeep

Real Professionals: Nursing and Health Science Graduates Get “Pinned”

More than 150 nursing and health science students received their professional pins for completing their academic programs. Participation in the pinning ceremonies allows graduates the opportunity to present themselves as the professional they have...

May 10

Dr. Rhames and Annie Dillard

More than 2,200 Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates Awarded at Midlands Technical College Commencement

MTC President Ron Rhames presents MTC’s oldest graduate, Annie Dillard, with her Associate in Arts Degree. Midlands Technical College (MTC) awarded more than 2,200 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students from more than 100 academic programs...

April 10

Picture of David Peacock in Military clothing.

Real Courage: Disabled Veteran Earns Top Honors in MTC Automotive Program

Air Force veteran David Peacock overcame his disability to become the top-honored student in MTC's automotive technology program. David Peacock spent 23 years serving the United States Air Force, with multiple deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and...

April 10

Picture of Tammi Byrd

Real Achievement: MTC Names 2018 Distinguished Alumni

The 2018 Midlands Technical College Distinguished Alumni honoree, Tammi Byrd, used her entrepreneurial spirit to open her own company and become a state, national, and international leader bringing services to those in need. Tammi Byrd graduated...

April 10

Picture of Dental students cleaning patient's teeth

Midlands Technical College Dental Students Give Children Free Services

As part of the Midlands Technical College (MTC) Dental Clinic's Smiles from the Heart event, 40 second-year Dental Hygiene students and Expanded Duty Dental Assisting students volunteered their time to give children brighter, healthier smiles. The...

March 13

Picture of Dr. Cliff Marsh

Real Pathways: From MTC degree to doctorate – MTC is foundation for success

Dr. Cliff Marsh entered MTC as a first-generation college student, graduated with an Associate in Arts, and went on to receive his bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees. He credits MTC for providing the foundation for his success. Here is his...

March 13

Twelve MTC faculty receive national recognition for outstanding contributions and leadership.

Real Recognition: MTC Instructors Honored for Innovation

Twelve members of the Midlands Technical College (MTC) faculty have been named recipients of the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. The awards are presented annually by the League for Innovation to select two-year college faculty and staff...

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