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‘Koda’ joins the MCCC family as newly named mascot

The Husky mascot of MCCC now has a proper name. The name “Koda” was announced as the winning entry on March 3 after the announcement of the “Name Our Mascot” contest by MCCC’s Student. Government in Sept. 2020. Tom Ryder, Student Government adviser, said 125 entries were submitted with those […]

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MCCC continues fight against COVID-19

Buildings and classrooms on MCCC are looking and running differently to help keep students and faculty safer with new precautions for COVID-19. While most classes have been moved to online formats to keep students and staff safer, there are still a few classes that remain in-person on campus, implementing precautions […]

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New programs lead to increased to winter enrollment

In the 2021 Winter Semester, enrollment is up by 3%. Typically, enrollment will increase in the fall and stay the same or decrease in the winter. The total number of students currently enrolled is 2,380, which is up from 2,312 compared to the 2020 Fall Semester. MCCC ranks third in […]

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MCCC granted $250K for workforce development

Some $250,000 has been granted to further develop courses in automation and robotics at MCCC The H-1B One Workforce Grant was made available by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration as a federal grant. The grant application titled “Building an Industry Infinity Supply Chain,” is comprised of […]

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MCCC works towards diversity, equity and inclusion

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Center is being created on campus to celebrate cultural diversity and provide community resources. Melissa Grey, professor of psychology, said the DEI task force plans to do this by putting student clubs at the center of programming and bringing in speakers. The task force wants […]

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MCCC Bookstore Moves to eCampus

The MCCC Bookstore that has helped students get the resources they need for their classes soon will not house books any longer. Students have no reason to worry because the bookstore will be replaced with a website set up through eCampus just in time for the upcoming Summer Semester. The […]

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MCCC revises Academic Dishonesty Policy

A committee of MCCC faculty members has been meeting to revise the Academic Dishonesty Policy. The committee consists of the Academic Review Committee and the office of the vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success. With the COVID-19 crisis, many of the meetings happened virtually and the committee emailed […]

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C Building renovations enter final planning stage

The committee for planning renovations of the C Building has moved into the third and final phase of planning. In this phase, they will focus on construction documentation, said Jack Burns, director of Campus Planning and Facilities. The selected architects and engineers will produce the diagrams and specifications, which will be used […]

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COVID-19 vaccine clinic arrives at MCCC

Monroe County Health Department staff and several other volunteers are providing COVID-19 vaccines in the H Building gymnasium. Clinic organizer Bridget Huss said the Health Department selected MCCC to host vaccine distribution because it is in a central location in the county. Although the clinic is open to any resident […]

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Student Government hosts second scavenger hunt

It isn’t often the members of a virtual event are out of breath most of the meeting. However, this was the case during the MCCC Student Government’s Valentines Scavenger on Feb. 12. The event was the second of its kind, with the first virtual scavenger hunt being in November 2020. […]