Montgomery Community College's
Workforce Development Center
Who Are We?
Montgomery Community College's Workforce Development Center is where innovation, empowerment, and resources unite to assist the great people of Montgomery County and beyond. We specialize in offering short term training courses that not only allow a person to enter into a new career, but the specialized training to help them advance in their career. We aid current and future small business owners with the right tools and resources to not only achieve their goals, but exceed them.

We offer financial resources to help individuals thrive in school and on the job. We are on the receiving end when local industry needs specialized training or a qualified employee. In addition to injecting the workforce with talented workers, we offer opportunities for personal growth through our unique programming that allows people to just have fun! Much like a financial advisor, we are with you every step of the way. 
UMO AgPrime Grant Now Open
The University of Mount Olive Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center is pleased to announce a new round of funding of the UMO AgPrime Grant Program. This project provides funding to North Carolina farmers for new and/or innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. Supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, this program is designed to strengthen farms and communities that were negatively impacted by the downturn of the tobacco economy.

The University of Mount Olive AgPrime grants are available in the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Gates, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, Montgomery, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, Tyrrell, and Washington. Projects may be funded up to $10,000 per applicant.
Applicants can find UMO AgPrime Grant application and instructions can be found at

Applications are open. Applications are due before 5:00pm, December 18, 2020.

For more information about this grant contact MCC's Small Business Center Director, Savannah Heath, at [email protected].
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Hire Trained, Diverse Talent for Your
In-Demand Jobs
The Google Career Certificates are hands-on programs designed to prepare learners for entry level roles in the high-growth fields of IT support and automation, data analytics, project management, and user experience (UX) design.
Employers that join Google's free hiring consortium receive:

  • An inclusive talent pipeline - A robust candidate pool through access to highly qualified talent, many from nontraditional backgrounds
  • Opportunities to participate - Invitations to participate in interview days and send email campaigns about your open roles to program completers
  • Recruiting tools - Exclusive access to post open entry-level roles on a job board, visible only to those who complete the Google Certificates, and the ability to review learner profiles
  • Recognition - A “Google participating employer” digital badge that you can post on your company website

Visit and click the orange button below (flyer) to learn more information.
Spring 2021 MCC Classes
GEERing Up for a New Career
The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges recently approved a $72,750 allocation from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship Fund to Montgomery Community College. These funds were made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and awarded to the North Carolina Office of the Governor by the U.S. Department of Education.

The College will use these funds for scholarships to eligible community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs within nine of MCC’s workforce pathways leading to a state or industry- recognized credential: Automotive, Construction, Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Services, Healthcare, Industrial/Manufacturing, Information Technology, Transportation and Fire and Rescue Services.
The scholarships will help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, childcare and other components of the total cost of attendance. The funding for this program is in place through September 30, 2022.

MCC students involved in one of the workforce training programs listed above can come to the Department of Continuing Education to get an application, or email
[email protected]. Staff from MCC’s Department of Continuing Education are also visiting each of the qualifying classrooms on campus (where applicable) to discuss the scholarships and distribute applications.

Eligible students will be residents of North Carolina and enrolled in one of the Continuing Education pathways listed, leading to a state or industry-recognized credential. MCC has set a tentative application deadline of November 1, 2020 with per-student allocations of $250. The Spring 2021 application deadline is January 8, 2021 with students being eligible for $500.

Ms. Shavier Mason ([email protected]) is the College’s scholarship liaison, she will update students on their approval status and scholarship amounts.
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