Email Etiquette

Avoid embarrassing mistakes by establishing good habits by Naomi Sheehan Although email has been around for decades, its importance in the workplace only continues to grow. In fact, smartphone technology now makes email preferable to a phone

Criminal Justice Student Seeks Career to Help People

by Eric Jensen Taylor McGrew is a self-described “police department brat,” so it’s no surprise the Port Lavaca resident is pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in criminal justice at Victoria College. She was inspired by

VC Enriches Quality of Life with Concerts, Exhibits, and Lectures

by Eric Jensen With music concerts, movies, art exhibits, lectures, community service projects, and more scheduled throughout the year, the phrase “there’s nothing to do” is a misnomer at Victoria College and in the surrounding community. VC’s

Students Discover Welding Can ‘Cover a Broad Scope’

by Eric Jensen Everything boils down to weld quality. That’s what students in Victoria College’s Welding Program must demonstrate during qualification testing. “We do mock weld tests for all of our processes and in all weld positions,”

Welding Instructor Enjoys Seeing Students’ ‘Light Bulb’ Moments

by Eric Jensen Sparks fly when Mike Wilson goes to work, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Wilson is an adjunct instructor teaching welding at Victoria College’s Gonzales Center in Gonzales, Texas, and he enjoys

Busy PTA Student Loves Being Active with Her Patients

by Eric Jensen When Victoria College student Anna Catherine Adamek first entered the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, she thought of a job working with children. However, after discovering the many facets of PTA, she realized she likes

Physical Therapist Assistants in Demand, Particularly in Texas

by Eric Jensen Baby boomers are reaching retirement age and may need surgeries and other medical procedures as they age. This results in an increased need for physical therapist assistants in the Crossroads region. For the 16-18

Moving Ahead: Education, career training can get you into a good job

Today’s job market is competitive. No matter what profession or trade you are currently in or are seeking to join, obtaining an education and enhancing your skills to work effectively is essential. Companies are looking for a