Michael McComas is a former C&O railroad engineer who, at the age of 35, went back to school to become a teacher. Prior to joining the faculty of Mountwest, McComas taught mathematics for eight years in Cabell County Schools and Huntington St. Joseph Catholic High School. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Chair of Liberal Arts within the General Studies Division.
McComas’ work passions are developmental education, student success, using technology to support teaching and learning, and improving online teaching at MCTC. McComas teaches both developmental and college-level mathematics, As Chair of Liberal Arts, he has responsibility for the subject areas of Mathematics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, English, and communications. Additionally, he over sees several programs, including Biomedical Technology, Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, and Machines Technology