Teaching and learning simulate life Midland College healthcare training programs

Midland College (MC) has a rich tradition of healthcare training.  During MC’s 40-year existence, over 5,000 students have graduated or obtained certifications from Midland College’s health-related training programs.   There are currently approximately 1,800 MC alumni working

Skill and Caring: There’s more to healthcare careers than you think

Everyone knows that job opportunities in healthcare are booming. But what if you’re not looking for a job that puts you on the front line of patient care? Fortunately there is much more to healthcare than doctors

The Transforming Power of Education

How Midland College is Fulfilling its Mission to Serve the Community Ask Midland College (MC) students or graduates and they’ll tell you a pretty compelling story of how college changed their life—how a professor inspired them—how services,

Midland is your college

Chaparral Circle Endowment Fund The Chaparral Circle Endowment Fund was established in 1992 by the Midland College Foundation. Beginning in Fall 1996, the interest ($7,802,376) from the endowment has been placed into Midland College operating budgets for

MC alum enjoys rewarding career as member of hospital administration team

Dr. Adiel Alvarado graduated from Kermit High School in 1997 and had an opportunity to attend Midland College (MC) on the Fasken Foundation Scholarship, which awards tuition to graduating high school students who are in the top

A Healthcare Career With Regular Hours? Exploring careers in Medical Coding and Billing

Are you interested in healthcare? Realize your full potential with a health information management career. With the number of healthcare procedures increasing as the population ages, there is a very high demand for skilled specialists in patient

Cheryl Craig proves that a ‘bump in the road’ can lead to a new beginning and success

At 48, Cheryl Craig hit the proverbial ‘bump in the road’ and had to make a new start. Determination and courage made it possible for Cheryl to accomplish a dream of hers and finish her education. Now

Nursing Identified as one of the top Careers of the Future

If you’re looking for a field with plenty of jobs, employment experts agree: Get into nursing. As Daniel Pink puts it, “There’s ferocious demand for nurses now. Nurses can essentially write their own ticket.” But according to

Will You Have a Job Tomorrow? Stay flexible and stay creative to stay employed

Students and job seekers everywhere are asking the same question: “Will the career I’m pursuing today still need me a year from now?” Though nobody can predict tomorrow’s hot jobs with absolute certainty, author and futurist Daniel

Tips for Returning Adult Students

Changing careers in today’s economy can often mean returning to college to gain new skills to prepare for the evolving marketplace. Community colleges are often the first place career changers turn for assistance. Increasingly, Midland College (MC)

MC grad studies best practices and maintains guiding principle of nursing Eunice Rosas, M.S.N., R.N

Eunice Rosas, M.S.N., R.N., is a nurse whose philosophy to good healthcare is “keeping the patient and the patient’s family in the middle” while practicing in an ethical and professional manner.   She firmly believes that all

Think life at a community college is uneventful? Think again!

Attending Midland College (MC) is about more than going to class and walking back to your car in the parking lot. Extracurricular activities have become as integral as schoolwork in producing well-rounded, successful students, says the National

Is College a Good Investment? Despite costs, career education makes financial sense

With soaring college costs, some wonder if higher education is worth the time and expense. When the Pew Research Center surveyed Americans about their views on college, 5 percent said the higher education system provides excellent value,