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 campus upgrades, technology, instruction and miscellaneous projects.
Midland College Locations
MC has expanded to six local locations, plus the Williams Regional Technical Training Center (WRTTC) in Fort Stockton.
Serving the Entire Community
- Degrees & Certifications
- University Transfer Courses
- Health & Technical Careers
- Workforce Education
- Continuing Education
- Dual Enrollment for high school students
- FREE EDUCATION PROVIDED:
- Adult Basic Education – GED / ESL and Citizenship
- Risk Management Training (Safety Classes)
- Business & Economic Development Center – Business Counseling and Seminars
F. Marie Hall SimLife Center at Midland College
The F. Marie Hall SimLife Center at Midland College offers a simulated hospital environment for the purpose of training MC students, area high school students enrolled in health professions courses, Texas Tech University Health Sciences students, Midland Memorial Hospital employees and other area healthcare professionals. In addition, the Midland College Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is housed at the Center and provides free sonograms to expecting mothers.
Given as a gift by Colonel and Mrs. Walter B. Smith, in memory of her parents, W.F. and Mary McIntyre McCormick, and her brother George D. McCormick, the McCormick Gallery was established in 1978 to showcase MC student artwork as well as art created by local artisans and professional artists. Over 68,000 visitors have visited the Gallery, which has hosted approximately 150 visiting artists, in addition to dozens of other art shows.
Dollye Neal Chapel
The Dollye Neal Chapel was created and endowed through the generosity of Dollye Neal Ballenger as “a place apart” on the Midland College campus for the College family of staff, faculty, students, supporters and officials. The Chapel has no religious affiliation, serves as a setting for private meditation and reflection and hosts small events such as weddings and student and faculty meetings.
Over 23,000 visitors have visited the Chapel, which was dedicated January 20, 2004. The facility has hosted 76 weddings and dozens of other events, such as candlelight vigils, memorial services, piano recitals and meetings.
Bachelor of Applied Technology
Midland College is qualified as a Level II institution (one of only three community colleges in Texas) and offers a baccalaureate degree in Organizational Management.
The degree is designed specifically for Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) graduates who want to earn a bachelor’s degree in order to advance their career as a supervisor or manager.
MC offers a wide variety of continuing education courses, addressing a range of community needs.
- Professional Development Workshops and Seminars for Healthcare Workers
- Personal Enrichment Courses
- Community Service Courses
- Technical Courses
- Kids’ College (Summer enrichment program for children 1st through 6th grades)
- College Classics (Classes designed for Midlanders aged 50+)
- Business & Professional Development Services
- Business & Economic Development Center
- Petroleum Professional Development Center
- Workforce and Customized Training
Scholarships & Financial Aid
MC has over 125 scholarships, in every discipline, for eligible students! Last year, Midland College awarded over $20 million in financial aid to 5,911 students.
The Future is Bright for MC Grads
Over 200,000 people have taken classes at MC since 1972.
- 487 Baccalaureate and Associate Degrees were awarded
- 208 Certifications were awarded
- 400 students completed the core curriculum in order to transfer to a four-year university