I welcome you on behalf of the Board of Governors, faculty and staff to West Virginia Northern Community College. Our College is the largest higher education institution in the region providing an affordable, quality educational experience. Our faculty and staff are committed to ensuring student success by recognizing the individual needs of each student and mentoring them toward their goals. Northern is an excellent place to start or re-start a career.
Recognizing the varied lifestyles of our students, Northern offers an array of schedule and program options. Our goal is to provide students with access to learning without limits of time, place or distance.
West Virginia Northern Community College is embarking on a new period of growth. As a result of our ability to deliver affordable, quality education, Northern is a leader in workforce development and community outreach. Through a variety of flexible learning opportunities and partnerships, West Virginia Northern Community College is changing lives and enriching the community.
Learning is a life-long pursuit and I encourage you to use Northern as a partner in reaching your goals. We have established partnerships with businesses to ensure our courses are relevant to the economic needs of the community. We work closely with other higher education institutions to facilitate the seamless transfer of credits. In addition, our partnerships with local school districts encourage an early start to a college career with minimal costs.
I urge you to explore the options West Virginia Northern Community College provides. If you have questions, which cannot be answered through web sites, please contact the College at (304) 233-5900.
Martin J. Olshinsky
West Virginia Northern Community College