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Demand for Welding Education Increases

Welding instruction is on the upswing in the Ohio Valley. West Virginia Northern Community College is searching for an instructor for its fledgling program. And Belmont College is beefing up its program as well by adapting a new curriculum this fall. This upsurge is partly in response to the oil and gas industry and its steady need for pipeline welders.

Natural Gas Drilling Boom Leads to a Hotel Use Boom

The natural gas drilling boom continues to increase the demand for new housing in the region - something that lately is evident in Belmont County.

Pipeline to Send Gas West

Upon the Rockies Express Pipeline's 2009 opening, officials planned to ship natural gas eastward from Colorado and Wyoming to the Monroe County, Ohio, terminus so the material could go to markets such as New York City and Pittsburgh.

Hess Corporation Receives Ohio Association of Community Colleges Excellence Award for Partnership With Belmont College

Belmont College is pleased to announce that its ongoing partnership with Hess Corporation is now award winning.