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Life Magazine Photographer Visits MTCC Photographic Technology

Former Life magazine staff photographer Michael Mauney visited with students in the photographic technology department at MTCC recently to view student work and to show his own work from his prolific career. Mauney got his start in photography at The … Continue reading

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Fall Classes Begin Soon

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Career Fair

©2016 Michael Lavender MTCC hosted the McDowell County Schools’ Fifth Grade Career Fair recently at the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center. Second year photography student, Kim Higgins, talked with potential future photographers during the event.

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MTCC Graphics and Photography Student Open House

Poster design by Veronica de la Torre and Christie Hall, photography by Sarah Ernst, and modelling by Kelly Solesby.

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Congratulations!

Andrea Brooks receives her diploma Friday night during graduation ceremonies for McDowell Technical Community College. Andrea received Associate degrees in both Photographic Technology and Advertising & Graphic Design. Some of Andrea’s exceptional work can be seen here on this website … Continue reading

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Workshop Follow-up

The free workshop: “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about DSLR Photography But Were Afraid To Ask” held July 23rd at MTCC went very well. Students learned many of the fundamentals of DSLR photography. Among other topics, the question of … Continue reading

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Professional Photographers of NC Fall Seminar at MTCC

MTCC Photography Students get free admission Non-members pay just $99 to attend.

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John Rountree Retirement Party

Colleagues and students came together recently (December 11th) to celebrate John Rountree’s many fine years of teaching photography at MTCC. John plans to return to the original passion that led to his teaching career- creating photographs.  

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Student Photography Exhibit

A show of MTCC second-year photography students’ work is ongoing at McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA) through August 29th. A wide variety of work will be on display, including many large format images as large as 4′ x 6′. The … Continue reading

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John Rountree wins Teacher of the Year

News Flash: Photographic Technology instructor, John Rountree, wins McDowell Technical College’s teacher of they year award. The honor was announced August 8th during graduation ceremonies. Congratulations to John!

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