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Not just a Cheap Thrill…

  Any student who has taken a math class at Monroe County Community College has probably met Mark Naber, who teaches classes ranging from elementary algebra to Calculus II. His wife, Penny Dorcey-Naber, the administrative assistant to the Dean of Humanities/Social Sciences, helps guide students with a bright, smiling face. […]

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Employees pitch in to save money

A penny given by employees is a penny earned for MCCC. MCCC’s Board of Trustees approved a 2009-2010 budget of $25 million on June 22, with some creative help by employees. College President David Nixon says that 80 percent of MCCC’s $25 million budget goes to paying expenses that relate […]

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Tuition changed to contact hours

Jaimie Downes, a student in MCCC’s nursing program, found that the 13 credit hours she budgeted for this semester will now cost her $603 more than she planned. “That doesn’t include books, scrubs, tools, health insurance, and the price to join the Michigan Student Nurses’ Association,” Downes said. Downes, along […]

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Michigan breaks promises

As many as 200 MCCC students will not be able to attend college this fall because of a promise that was broken.Students who were eligible for the Michigan Promise Scholarship received letters over the summer warning them that a promised $4,000 scholarship could be taken away. They were also informed […]

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Student Government plans barbeque

MCCC Student Government is welcoming students back by holding a barbeque in honor of welcome-back week. The gathering will be Sept. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  in the courtyard in the center of campus for any students who want to attend. It is free to all students and […]

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Judge not, lest ye learn something

On a Tuesday, I arrive at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m. so I can talk to someone before we start eating at 6 p.m. After driving into the parking lot, I see a fellow classmate walking up to the church.  She comes over and says hello and […]

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