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Ground-breaking held for Solar panel installation

Update: The ground-breaking ceremony was held Monday, Nov. 15. The ceremony took place on the extreme eastern side of the campus, behind the L building and observatory. The solar panel installation is expected to be completed by February. “We plan to invest $100 million in our SolarCurrents program, and we […]

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Woltmann extension denied, reinstated

Jack Woltmann was the only retiree from MCCC to receive a one year extension, but temporarily his extension was denied by the Michigan Office of Retirement Services because of late paperwork. Woltmann, the associate professor of Respiratory Therapy, said he originally intended to retire in two more years, but the […]

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MCCC honors outstanding students, faculty and staff

MCCC recognized various full-time faculty, adjunct faculty and students at it’s annual honors reception on Wednesday, April 21. Along with award winners for individual categories, each MCCC club and it’s members were recognized at the event. The award winners are as follows: Faculty Association Outstanding Student Award Paula McDonald Asia […]

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1300 attend annual Family Fun Night

Six-year-old Lily Self loved “going on the big slide, because you fly through the air when you go over the bump.” Four-year-old Alexcia Hearn agreed. “My favorite part was the blow-up slide,” she said. Nine-year-old Aleija Rodriguez enjoyed the carnival games. “We got here late,” he said. “But once I […]

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Volunteers needed for new Habitat builds

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County could use a helping hand. Beginning in May, two new builds are scheduled and volunteers are needed to help. Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County have helped over 150 people by building simple, affordable homes. Worldwide, Habitat for Humanity volunteers have helped […]

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Antique show has big turnout

The ninth annual Antiques in April show had a huge turnout this past weekend. “Close to 1,000 people showed up today,” said Tom Ryder, Campus and Community Events coordinator at MCCC, on Saturday. Roughly 1,500 total people attended the event. The show was open to the public from 9 a.m. […]

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Volunteers needed for Family Fun Night 2010

Family Fun Night is one of Student Government’s largest events of the year, and they could use your help. The annual family event is an inexpensive and fun evening for families in the community. “We have a lot of things to do including carnival games, giant inflatables, family photos, The […]

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Thief strikes bookstore

An investigation is under way for a recent string of thefts in the MCCC Bookstore between March 3 – 10. According to the police report filed by Monroe County Deputy Jason Peters, a recent inventory check made by Bookstore Director Jean Ford found that $8,000 in inventory was missing from […]

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Tuition rates rise for Fall semester

  A tuition increase for MCCC students in the Fall semester was approved Monday night by the Board of Trustees. Trustee Bill Braunlich read from a report prepared by the board’s Strategic Financial Planning Committee. “MCCC continues to face serious and accelerating challenges at a time of record enrollment and […]

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Trustee Linda Lauer expresses thoughts on MCCC’s financial situation

After the Board of Trustees reviewed the Strategic Financial Planning Committee’s report on a rise in tuition, Trustee Linda Lauer read from a statement she had previously prepared on the topic. The following is her complete statement: “MCCC, There is no easy way to solve the problems we are faced […]