#NISODProfiles | April 18, 2019

What is the most rewarding part about being a staff member of a community or technical college?
Hands down the students! I love helping students succeed and watching them grow from semester to semester. Our students are also a part of our local community, so to get to watch them grow and succeed means that I get to watch our community flourish.

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WV Chamber selects 11 companies as 'Five-Diamond Employers'

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce named 11 "Five-Diamond Employers" for 2019.

The chamber selects state businesses for the designation each year. According to a release from the chamber, any member organization doing business in West Virginia is eligible.

Pierpont President hopeful tuition-free bill survives House of Delegates
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Tuition-free community college is again under consideration at the state Capitol.
In a bill recently passed by the State Senate, West Virginia high school graduates of any age would be eligible to take advantage of free tuition at any of the Mountain State’s nine technical and community colleges.
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Dual enrollment and early college are essential ingredients to college completion
President Johnny Moore Reacts to Free Community College Bill
Dual Enrollment and Early College are Essential Ingredients to College Completion
Pierpont Partners with YouthBuild to Help Young People Get an Education and Find a Career
ELKINS — Elkins Rotary Club members learned Monday about a local program that helps young people get an education and find a career.
WVU Extension Service and Pierpont Community & Technical College Offering Oil and Gas Safety Specialist Program
FAIRMONT — Pierpont Community & Technical College and West Virginia University Safety and Health Extension have partnered to provide an Oil and Gas Safety Specialist Program to individuals and employers interested in working safely in the oil and gas industry.
Pierpont Community & Technical College Prepares for More Success in 2019
FAIRMONT — With more public partnerships, a $2 million veterinarian technology facility and a revamped strategic plan on the horizon, Pierpont Community & Technical College is preparing for a busy 2019.