Author: Kaylena Watson

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MCCC graduation postponed

The spread of coronavirus has forced MCCC to postpone the 2020 graduation.  Tracy Vogt, registrar of MCCC, said graduation was originally scheduled for 7 p.m May 1 in the Welch Health Education Building.  Vogt said caps and gowns have not been purchased, and information regarding gown pickup will be sent […]

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MCCC Bookstore sets up online book buyback

The MCCC Bookstore has set up an online book buyback for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. To sell books, students must search for the books they want to sell back using Nebook.com’s Virtual Sellback, according to an email sent by the college. A flyer attached to the email stated after […]

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MCCC transitions to online courses for remainder of semester

MCCC has transferred all of its on-campus classes to an online format to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. An email was sent to students March 19 to inform that classes will be transitioned to online format for the remainder of the semester. Valerie Culler, director of Financial Aid, said […]

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Covid-19 affects campus construction

The sound of drills, hammers and other construction equipment has silenced at MCCC. Jack Burns, director of Campus Planning and Facilities, said construction was occurring March 23 — just prior to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-home order. Since then all construction projects are placed on hold. “Founders Hall (formerly East and […]

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Randy Daniels retires from MCCC

A chapter of MCCC’s administration history closed Feb. 28 as Randy Daniels, vice president of Student and Information Services of MCCC retired. “It was 25 years ago, it started off as a part-time job in 1992,” Daniels said. “I was a part-time counselor over in admissions.” He said when he was meeting everyone, it was […]

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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 […]

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Comedian Andy Peters comes home

Monroe has hometown talent and it’s a comedian.  Andy Peters, a graduate of Monroe High School in 2000, recently had a stand-up comedy show at MCCC in the La-Z-Boy Center. Peters said his family, his wife’s family and friends from high school were attending to see him.  He said it […]

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Andy Peters coming to Monroe

Comedian Andy Peters is scheduled to perform 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the MCCC La-Z-Boy Center. Tickets start at $15 and VIP seating is $25. Peters is a Monroe native and 2000 graduate of Monroe High School. He now lives in Los Angeles. Peters has clips from past shows on YouTube […]

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Kaylena Watson

Hi, my name is Kaylena Watson. This is my second year at MCCC and this is my first semester on the Agora. I am very excited to be a part of it. I decided in the future would like to transfer to Siena Heights University due to their Professional Communications […]