Author: Abby Nisley

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New piano donated to MCCC

A noteworthy donation has been made to MCCC. Lake Erie community member, Cheryl Krakow, donated a Yamaha grand piano to MCCC. The piano arrived on campus Feb. 12 and will remain in the Z Building Atrium to be used by ensemble groups, students and community members. Josh Myers, executive director […]

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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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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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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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$1.1 million donated to MCCC by local businessman

Local businessman Gary J. Vajcner has always desired to give back to Monroe. On Monday, Vajcner was able to do just that. Vajcner donated $1.1 million dollars to Monroe County Community College at a ceremony held Monday in MCCC’s Audrey M. Warrick Student Services building. Vajcner’s donation to MCCC is […]

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Campus vending machines a gamble

Thirsty after class and want to purchase a drink or snack? You may have to go off campus for that. Students experience problems when purchasing food and drink items from vending machines on campus, including machines not accepting credit cards or cash, dispensing damaged items or sometimes not dispensing anything […]

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Little Theater receives needed makeover

The Little Theater has been undergoing renovations since mid-October. Construction is expected to be completed by Dec. 10, and the theater will be ready for use by the start of winter 2020. Jack Burns, director of campus planning and facilities, said the theater is getting a much-needed facelift. The chairs, […]

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MCCC strives to continue scholarly standards

The Higher Learning Commission will visit Monroe County Community College on Nov. 4 and 5 to complete a re-accreditation review. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is based out Chicago, Illinois. According to the institution’s website, the HLC “accredits colleges and universities in a 19-state region of the United States.” A […]