Success Stories Archive

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

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

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

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

MC’s baccalaureate degree . . . the road to success | Rudy Ybarra

Rudy Ybarra is a hard-working family man who knows that education paves the way to career success and financial stability.  The Andrews, Texas, native has been steadily pursuing training and higher education since he graduated from high

Alum found career and creative passion at Midland College