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MCCC Library packs up ahead of renovation

A library is typically thought of as a place to collect hefty books and find a corner to quietly study. MCCC is challenging this view as books are packed up to make room for a more updated learning environment, said Jack Burns, director of campus planning and facilities. In the […]

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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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LAL rebrands as Student Success Center

The Student Success Center’s main goal is proactivity for the success of the student. Previously known as the Learning Assistance Lab, or LAL, the center has recently been rebranded into this new division, all made possible through the funding of the DTE Energy Foundation. Programs offered by the Student Success […]

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What the millage renewal means for MCCC

Campus structure and safety improvement plans for the next few years are underway. MCCC’s Maintenance and Improvement Millage was renewed on Nov. 3 passing with a 60.4% margin. Phase 2 of the millage can now begin in 2021 as planned. MCCC President Kojo Quartey said the first priority projects include […]

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MCCC millage renewal draws nearer

Volunteers from the college went door-to-door in 2016 to gain support for a maintenance and improvement millage. This year, the pandemic changed that. Instead, President Kojo Quartey visited various business, governmental, civic and political leaders to ask for their support. In 2016, voters approved an 85-cent maintenance and improvement millage, […]

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Student success is new VP’s focus

MCCC is making changes to ensure a larger focus on student success. With these changes, Scott Behrens has been hired as MCCC’s new vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success. Behrens replaces former VP Randy Daniels who retired Feb. 28 after 25 years at MCCC. Behrens holds over 25 […]

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Campus services available yet meetings still uncertain

Despite MCCC’s limited on-campus interaction, various resources and newly renovated facilities will still be available to students this Fall Semester. President Kojo Quartey first announced in May that the Fall 2020 Semester would consist of mostly remote online classes. Student services online and in-person Ryan Rafko, director of Admissions and […]