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Valley College V alley College is a trade school located in Mercer County offering a variety of career training programs. With frequent start dates students can get started on a new career path in a time frame ranging from six weeks to sixteen months depending on the career path. Programs offered include a variety of medical programs; business administration training; cybersecurity; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) training, and more. New River Community and Technical College N ew River Community and Technical College is a regional community and technical college serving nine counties in southeast and south central West Virginia with a physical compus in downtown Princeton and offers online programs. It is also the newest of the community colleges in West Virginia founded in 2003 and accredited in 2005 by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Although newly founded and named, the College’s origins span more than 130 years of service in West Virginia through Graduate Career and College Ready Career and technical education programs provide many benefits to students before and after graduation. Licenses and certifications obtained by our graduates increase earnings potential for in demand occupations. Our variety of programs are designed to benefit students by improving employment and achievement outcomes. Contact us today! Mercer County Technical Education Center its parent institutions of Bluefield State College and Glenville State College. New River injets over 35.7 million in to the regional economy each year. New River offers over 65 degree and training programs for students with an open-dor admissions process. Programs are offered to students regardless of their educational background in an effort to meet adult employment goals. In addition, custom workforce training programs can be tailored to meet the need of new and existing business and industry. A Client-Caring and Serving Company STAFFORD CONSULTANTS INCORPORATED Phone: (304) 425-9551 Fax: (304) 425-0833 1397 Stafford Drive Princeton, WV 24740 USA 1090373637 Whether your needs are for utilities, structures, athletic facilities, transportation, or site development, you can trust the EXPERIENCED Engineers and technical support at STAFFORD CONSULTANTS. Engineering, Design, and Consulting 117280-1 P.O. Box 5849 1105 Mercer Street Princeton, WV 24740 (304) 425-9555 Fax: (304) 425-9557 11 Princeton-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce | 21