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MCCC to host study abroad meeting

The Study Abroad Program is scheduled to hold an informational meeting Feb. 18 and 20. The meetings will be held at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in room 165 of the Gerald Welch Health Education Building. The Study Abroad Program is scheduled to spend nine days visiting London and Paris […]

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Quartey speaks on Africa, Year of Return in presentation

There are a lot of misconceptions about Africa. Approximately 30 people gathered in an A Building conference room to hear Kojo Quartey, president of MCCC, dispel those misconceptions in a presentation Feb. 12. Quartey opened the event by thanking the crowd for attending and presented some of the misconceptions about […]

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Expanding interest charges Poetry Night

Students grabbed the wooden podium under the spotlight as they read words off their pages. The Writing Center hosted their bi-annual Poetry Night Feb. 6 in the Cellar of the A Building. Participants read works varying from favorite authors to works of their own. The event was promoted through email, […]

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‘Gorillaz’ track deprives listeners of ‘Momentary Bliss’

Gorillaz has always been known for its unconventional style and habitual experimentation when it comes to music. The virtual band, created by singer Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, has been around for over two decades, with their newest project debuting Jan. 30. The new initiative known as “Song Machine,” […]

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Canceled classes impact students and faculty

Editor’s Note: The printed version of this story included a statement from a student regarding a canceled math class. This was a special topics class (MATH-296-01) that was initially canceled but reinstated. However, the class is not a requirement for graduation at MCCC as stated in the article. The student […]

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MCCC Nursing Program ranked #1 in state

Out of the 72 schools reviewed by NursingProcess.org, MCCC’s registered nursing program took the top spot in Michigan for 2020. Nursing student Lauren van Klingeren expressed her happiness at the program’s ranking. “I think it’s awesome that it’s ranked No. 1,” van Klingeren said. “I’m so blessed to be in […]

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Behind the grants

In 2019, MCCC received $330,000 from the DTE Energy Foundation for STEM Scholar Program and for PASS (Program to Accelerate Student Success). The Native American Heritage Fund gave the college $199,000 to better teach and interpret Native American culture. Another grant of $10,000 was given by Fifth Third Bank to […]

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Enrollment drops for Winter

Monroe County Community College’s enrollment levels have declined for the Winter 2020 semester. MCCC reported on enrollment comparisons to the Winter 2019 semester, Winter 2020’s headcount has declined by 13.7% (394 students) and change in credit hours by 13.8% (3,116 credit hours). MCCC is not alone in this decline. Community […]

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‘Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind’ begins at the end

This article may contain spoilers for “Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind.” The key to a good reminder is revisiting what has already happened. A little over a year after “Kingdom Hearts 3” hit the shelves, the first paid downloadable content for the game “Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind” was released on Jan. […]

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New federal law raises legal smoking age to 21

Michigan 18-year-olds can vote, buy rifles or register for the military draft, but they are now too young to legally buy tobacco and vaping products. In September, President Trump said he was interested in banning all flavored vapes. In November, he followed by saying he supported raising the minimum smoking […]