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Honest Conversation about Racism meetings continue

As part of the “An Honest Conversation about Race” series of presentations, Melissa Grey, professor of psychology, discussed the topic Microaggressions and Race on Sept. 10. At least 74 people joined the webinar from the Monroe County community. There have been 5 meetings since May, occurring once a month and […]

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Peaceful protests reach Monroe

As protests against police brutality continue around the country, organizers in Monroe are following suit to rally people around the Black Lives Matter movement. Azia Hawthorne, 39, has lived in Monroe for eight years after moving from Chicago and said she has been to 12 BLM protests over the past two […]

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MCCC graduation postponed

The spread of coronavirus has forced MCCC to postpone the 2020 graduation.  Tracy Vogt, registrar of MCCC, said graduation was originally scheduled for 7 p.m May 1 in the Welch Health Education Building.  Vogt said caps and gowns have not been purchased, and information regarding gown pickup will be sent […]

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Randy Daniels retires from MCCC

A chapter of MCCC’s administration history closed Feb. 28 as Randy Daniels, vice president of Student and Information Services of MCCC retired. “It was 25 years ago, it started off as a part-time job in 1992,” Daniels said. “I was a part-time counselor over in admissions.” He said when he was meeting everyone, it was […]

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New federal law raises legal smoking age to 21

Michigan 18-year-olds can vote, buy rifles or register for the military draft, but they are now too young to legally buy tobacco and vaping products. In September, President Trump said he was interested in banning all flavored vapes. In November, he followed by saying he supported raising the minimum smoking […]

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Comedian Andy Peters comes home

Monroe has hometown talent and it’s a comedian.  Andy Peters, a graduate of Monroe High School in 2000, recently had a stand-up comedy show at MCCC in the La-Z-Boy Center. Peters said his family, his wife’s family and friends from high school were attending to see him.  He said it […]

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Andy Peters coming to Monroe

Comedian Andy Peters is scheduled to perform 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the MCCC La-Z-Boy Center. Tickets start at $15 and VIP seating is $25. Peters is a Monroe native and 2000 graduate of Monroe High School. He now lives in Los Angeles. Peters has clips from past shows on YouTube […]

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GSA celebrates 10 years at MCCC

This November marks the 10-year anniversary of the Gender & Sexuality Alliance at Monroe County Community College. The group was created by Tom Ryder, MCCC’s Student Activities coordinator, along with Jerry Morse, a former MCCC graphic artist. Ryder said the group was created when a student petition was submitted in […]