NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Name 2018 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges
Austin, Texas – May 18, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Diverse) are excited to announce the 2018 Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (PPWCC) award winners.
FAIRMONT – Instead of beginning a new week, this Monday for some was the beginning of a new chapter in their lives. This was the case for 18 students from Pierpont Community and Technical College (PCTC) who started their jobs with FirstEnergy Monday, after graduating at Friday’s commencement ceremony.
Pierpont EMS program prepares EMTs, paramedics using real-life scenarios and simulations
FAIRMONT — When medical problems arise and accidents happen, you call 911. You rely on the EMTs, paramedics and other first responders to help you, and to help make you or your loved ones better again.
GLENVILLE — Pierpont Community & Technical College and Glenville State College last week entered into an agreement that will allow students to more easily transition from a two-year program to a bachelor's degree program.
Students of Pierpont who complete a two-year program for one of several degrees and earn at least a 2.0 GPA will be guaranteed to be accepted into a complementary Glenville State bachelor’s program.
Finding the American Dream: Indian brothers study hard, find success at Pierpont
Despite a language barrier, a heavy work load and a midnight shift at Wal-Mart, brothers Baldev and Karanveer Rathore still managed to make the Pierpont Community & Technical College’s President’s and Dean’s list.
While taking classes for her Master’s degree, Melissa White found her workload stressful as her lessons and assignments piled up. At the same time, White herself was teaching classes daily with about 20 students each, who all felt the same way she did.