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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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Past Agora editors take on the Big Apple

A melting pot of culture, art and business — New York City’s bright lights lure ambitious people from all over the world. Two editors from the Agora went on to conquer the concrete jungle. Vanessa Ray was part of the Agora from Fall 2016 to Winter 2019 and editor during […]

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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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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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Quiz Answers

Answers to Black History Month Quiz See Feb. 3 issue of the Agora    A. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.    A. Harriet Tubman    A. Thurgood Marshall    A. Marcus Garvey    B. 14th Amendment    C. 1954    D. Greensboro, North Carolina    B. Maya Angelou    D. […]

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Cats from across U.S. show off at MCCC

A flood of fancy felines found their way to MCCC when the Cat Fanciers’ Association hosted a cat show on campus, their first being back in December of last year. The Cat Fanciers’ Association was founded in 1906 and continues to promote the welfare of cats, and their breeders, licensing […]

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Makerspace makes dinosaur

There is a dinosaur in room T-160 of the Career Technology Center. Born from wood seared by beams of light, the ancient beast watches over the Makerspace from its countertop domain. This dinosaur was crafted with the help of Maxwell Haar, the new Makerspace technician at MCCC. Haar began his […]

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GSA celebrates 10 years at MCCC

This November marks the 10-year anniversary of the Gender & Sexuality Alliance at Monroe County Community College. The group was created by Tom Ryder, MCCC’s Student Activities coordinator, along with Jerry Morse, a former MCCC graphic artist. Ryder said the group was created when a student petition was submitted in […]

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Joint choir, symphonic band concert honors life of oboist

In the 11 years that Catherine Brodie has directed the Agora Chorale, she has always made an effort to pick pieces with meaning. She has chosen to combine two of their four concerts with the MCCC Symphonic Band, directed by Mark Felder, to show their support for the others programs […]