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Enrollment levels off

President Kojo working the crowd at the Back-to-School barbeque MCCC President Kojo Quartey is optimistic about this semester’s enrollment numbers. “New students are up by almost 10 percent, while total enrollment is down by less than one percent,” Quartey said. “Which is good news! Last year we were down 8 […]

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Student retention is Quartey’s priority

Poor student retention has led to a decline in enrollment over the last few years.  To remedy this problem,  MCCC plans to make the campus more student friendly. While the enrollment decline appears to have leveled off, there remains a need for student-centered efforts to help retain students. “The challenge […]

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School barbecue succeeds after moving

Students packed inside the cafeteria to enjoy the Back-to-School Barbeque, which had to be moved indoors. The annual Back-to-School Barbeque was held inside this year due to rain. The event was surprisingly successful, despite the sudden change in location. After a rain early in the morning, the decision was made […]

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Increase in new students helps enrollment numbers

MCCC’s President Kojo Quartey is optimistic about this semester’s enrollment numbers. “New students are up by almost 10 percent, while total enrollment is down by less than 1 percent,” Quartey said. “Which is good news! Last year we were down 8 percent,” he said. The campus has experienced a steady […]

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MCCC board members stay busy in summer meetings

While students enjoy their summer break, MCCC’s Board of Trustees is busy preparing for the upcoming school year. The board unanimously voted to reduce the millage request from .95 to .85 mills, finalized the 2016-2017 budget, and watched over progress in the HVAC renovations. The state approved the funding request for […]

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Board responds to math petition

The MCCC Board of Trustees responded to student Austin Eby’s math petition at the May 23 meeting. Eby attended the March 28 and April 25 meetings to build awareness of student opposition to the current math program. The chairman of the board, Joe Bellino, responded to the concerns in a […]

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Crime Report for Winter

Destruction of Property On March 3 it was reported that a plastic stand holding up a monitor was broken, and the monitor was broken as a result. A professor left the lab at 6 p.m. on March 2 and the monitor stand was intact. When he returned the next morning […]

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Channeling our ancestral craft

MCCC’s Archeology Club hosted a flint knapping seminar to help channel their inner caveperson. “We’re using original tools and techniques that our ancestors used to make arrowheads,” said Ken Mohney, professor of Anthropology. The Archeology Club taught students how to whittle a variety of rocks from volcanic glass to  very […]

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MCCC celebrates Black History Month

President Quartey uses a powerpoint presentation to illustrate the history of slavery in Africa. Black History Month at MCCC started with a short speech by President Kojo Quartey.  He opened with some words on why we celebrate Black History Month.  “As an institution, we like to celebrate our diversity, and […]

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Student Government Gives Back

Many soldiers spend Christmas overseas defending their country, student government wants to show their appreciation. MCCC Student Government is accepting donations of snacks and personal hygiene items such as beef jerky, sunflower seeds, deodorant, and Chap Stick. Spearheading the effort is Student Government member Daniel Maciejewski.  “The credit goes to […]