Careers Archive

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

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

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

Community colleges—an American innovation

The year was 1901, and as the world was celebrating the beginning of the 20th century, two major events occurred which would shape the future of Midland:  Oil was discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas, and the

Go Figure. Math + science = great careers

Looking for a job that is interesting and rewarding? How about something with strong growth that pays well and provides a secure life?  Maybe something in heathcare, engineering or IT? Well, we’ve got the jobs for you

The Right Amount of Higher Education

You don’t have to commit to four years of college to increase your income In choosing a career, it’s important to know your personal interests and talents, the job outlook for occupations matching your interests and talents,

“Turning wrenches” and small-town living – Bubba Youngblood

Midland College (MC) definitely feels like “family” for 24-year-old Bubba Youngblood.  He was the second sibling in his family to attend MC—his older sister Jessica graduated from Midland College, and his younger sister Jacie plans to attend

The day my life changed

I never thought I would be in this position,” said Cynthia Costilla. The position in which Costilla finds herself is a new Midland College graduate with an associate degree in Health Information Technology and about to embark

College at Any Age

Changing careers in today’s economy often means going back to college to learn new skills. Community colleges are usually the first place to which career changers turn, and not just because they’re a good value. College for

Growing up Without Going Away

The assumption that every college freshman moves into a tiny dorm room, leaving parents and old friends behind in one fell swoop isn’t all that accurate. In 2011, over 50 percent of college students lived with their

Smoky mountain research

Each year, thousands of tourists from all over the world visit the Great Smoky Mountains that straddle the border between North Carolina and Tennessee; however, few have an opportunity to spend 10 weeks there taking part in