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Learn and Earn Grant Helps Educate Future Employees

Community and Technical College System of West Virginia
BridgeValley partners with HPS Company Inc. to give students on-the-job experience

CHARLESTON, W.Va. October 4, 2017– HPS Company Inc., a local fabrication company in Charleston, WV, is partnering with BridgeValley Community and Technical College to provide students from the Machine Tool Technology Associates program with a paid Learn and Earn opportunity.

Learn and Earn grants are awarded to community colleges that partner with businesses to allow students to be paid for working while they also receive credit toward graduation. The goal of the

College Foundation of West Virginia sets new goal for completion of federal student aid application

College Foundation of West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Today, the College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV) announced the statewide goal to have at least 63 percent of high school seniors file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15, 2018.

CTCS Grants Automatic Admission to Seniors

The West Virginia Community and Technical College System
CHARLES TOWN–The West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS) has launched a new initiative to help boost the college-going rate of high school graduates in the mountain state. All recent West Virginia high school graduates have been automatically accepted into their local community and technical college. Samantha Godby, communications representative for CTCS, said that this is a great opportunity that all graduates should utilize.

“This is really an effort to push high school students to get that college experience–to start local and find their niche,” Godby said.

CTC Council Hosts Training for New Board Members

The Council for Community and Technical College Education hosted training last week for the new board members of all the community and technical colleges in WV
ROANOKE, WV August 16, 2017 – New Board of Governors members from West Virginia’s nine community and technical colleges, as well as new members of the Council for Community and Technical College Education, made their way to Stonewall Resort and Conference Center last week for training for new board members and as an opportunity to share new ideas.

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CTCS ISSUES ALERT FOR WV BUSINESS COLLEGE STUDENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2017

CTCS ISSUES ALERT FOR WV BUSINESS COLLEGE STUDENTS
College not complying with state law, procedures

CHARLESTON, WV, June 28, 2017– State officials at the West Virginia Council Community and Technical College Education (Council) are warning former West Virginia Business College (WVBC) students against misleading information recently distributed by the college. WVBC lost its accreditation on April 10, 2017, leading the Council to revoke its authorization to operate in West Virginia effective June 30.