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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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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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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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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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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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Siena helps students achieve new heights

For 30 years, MCCC has been partnered with Siena Heights University to offer students educational opportunities. Through this relationship, students interested in a bachelor’s degree can earn many of their credits on MCCC’s campus. The program, called “3 + 1,” allows students to take up to 90 transferable credits at […]

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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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Kosch replaced with Continental

Continental’s Market Twenty 4 Seven opened Jan. 21 in the A Building and allows students and staff to purchase food any time the A Building is open. Kelly Heinzerling, director of Auxiliary Services and Purchasing, said that the previous cafeteria catering company Kosch could not afford to keep operating at […]

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Writing Fellows to host Valentine’s poetry night

For any student wanting to spread their own original writing, poetry night is where that can become reality. The MCCC Writing Fellows are hosting their biannual poetry night Thursday, Feb. 6, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Cellar of A Building. That same day, a bake sale will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 […]

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Kojo addresses civil rights with community

Amid the events available on campus during the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MCCC President Kojo Quartey gave a speech regarding civil rights and the progress society has made since the civil rights movement. Held on Jan. 21, the speech was originally meant to be performed by Manuel […]