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Dance troupe adapts to changing restrictions

Even when unable to meet on campus, the Inside Out Dance Ensemble has still made it possible to safely meet together over the last year. Founded by dance instructor and MCCC adjunct professor of theater and humanities Kellie Lajiness in 2010, the IODE is a dance group at MCCC that […]

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La Clair steps down as Honors Program coordinator

Edmund La Clair, assistant professor of history, has relinquished his role as the MCCC Honors Program coordinator after the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving room for new leadership to fill his place. The Honors Program started its test run in the Winter Semester of 2017 with La Clair as the inaugural coordinator. […]

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Business Division’s top bologna takes final bow

The number of connections Paul Knollman, dean of MCCC’s Business Division, has forged in his 25 years at MCCC is far-reaching. The sentiment that Knollman inserts at the end of every email, and surely reflects the way he conducts his life, he picked up from Colin Powell: “There is no […]

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Michigan Reconnect gives free tuition to in-state adults

The ability to earn a college degree can now be a practically finance-free endeavor for many individuals. Michigan Reconnect is a program that allows all Michigan residents 25 years and older to receive free tuition in pursuit of an associates degree or program certificate if they have not already acquired […]

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LAL rebrands as Student Success Center

The Student Success Center’s main goal is proactivity for the success of the student. Previously known as the Learning Assistance Lab, or LAL, the center has recently been rebranded into this new division, all made possible through the funding of the DTE Energy Foundation. Programs offered by the Student Success […]

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The Foundation focuses on student success

The impact of COVID-19 has inspired The Foundation at MCCC to be more focused on students than ever before. The Foundation is a charitable organization that supports over 50 initiatives led by MCCC faculty and Foundation staff. In 2020, The Foundation established the Emergency Relief Fund. According to The Foundation’s […]

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Lori Jo Couch wins Outstanding Faculty Award

Office C-210 at MCCC has seen a lot of traffic in the last 21 years. From students coming to ask for advice to others asking for help on an assignment and alumni coming back to thank their past professor for the impact she made on their life, the office buzzes […]

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What the millage renewal means for MCCC

Campus structure and safety improvement plans for the next few years are underway. MCCC’s Maintenance and Improvement Millage was renewed on Nov. 3 passing with a 60.4% margin. Phase 2 of the millage can now begin in 2021 as planned. MCCC President Kojo Quartey said the first priority projects include […]