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Mountwest Community and Technical College hosting first spring orientation

Jan. 16, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Mountwest Community and Technical College hosted its first spring semester orientation session for new students on Friday at its new facility on 5th Street Road.

Nearly 200 students were welcomed to campus by Mountwest Community and Technical College President Keith Cotroneo and staff.

Billie Brooks, dean of Student Services, was pleased with the response.

"We are thrilled and overwhelmed with the response," Brooks said in a release. "Our enrollment is up, and we're very excited to welcome these new students to begin their journey at Mountwest."

Cotroneo spoke about the importance of time management and how anyone is capable of obtaining a college degree if they stay committed and allot the appropriate amount of time to study.

The spring semester will be the second Mountwest will offer classes on its new campus at 2205 5th Street Road, Huntington. Spring classes began Monday.

For more information, please call 866-676-5533 or go to www.mctc.edu.