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Hamilton “Blows Us All Away”

"Hamilton" has won many awards, including 11 Tony awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. “Hamilton” is a modern take on an important story in America’s history, celebrating our freedom and the impact that people can still have today in our country and world. “Hamilton” follows the life of founding […]

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MCCC honors women’s history month

Jamie Oxendine presents the history of Native American women at MCCC on Wednesday, March 27. Throughout the history of Native American tribes and culture, women have held a vital role within their societies. Jamie Oxendine’s presentation “Native American Women: Culture and Activities” closed MCCC Women’s History Month events. “Now most […]

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MCCC professor taking tour group to China

An Explorica tour group visiting the Great Wall of China. MCCC students and community members will have the opportunity to experience China’s unique culture and history. Dan Shaw, retiring journalism professor at MCCC, is leading a community trip to China in May of 2020. He said the trip will be […]

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Global Studies degree beneficial to students

Wendy Wysocki's Global Studies office in the C Building. Students with an interest in learning more about global affairs should consider working towards the Global Studies Degree Designation at MCCC. Professor of Business and Economics and Global Studies Coordinator Wendy Wysocki said there are benefits to having the degree. “We […]

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Parnella Baul: from streets to success

Parnella Baul teaches Accounting Principles 1 at MCCC. Though she has faced many hardships in her life, Parnella Baul has never lost hope. “I would have never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would be as successful as I have become,” Baul said. After being homeless at 13, she […]

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Dean Hedeen publishes new novel

Paul M. Hedeen publoishes historical fiction novel, "The Butterfly." Readers will be thrown into a world surrounding many secrets of World War II in Paul M. Hedeen’s historical fiction, “The Butterfly.” “I’ve always based a lot of my joy and pleasure on good books and good writing. And I wanted […]

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MLK’s nephew helps MCCC celebrate

Dr. Derek Barber King speaks at MCCC to honor his late uncle, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Derek Barber King, the nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., spoke at MCCC about the importance of equality and creating social change. “Martin said ‘We as a people will get to […]

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‘Hate’ captures racism, brutality

Starr Carter, played  by Amandla Stenberg, comes to terms with the bigotry in her life while balancing living in a poor, mostly black neighborhood, while attending a private school full of mostly rich, white students.  Every day, many Americans are faced with discrimination. Whether based on their race, sex, gender […]

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Toll returns for full-time

New full-time English faculty member Michele Persin Toll just returned after giving birth to her second child. Michele Persin Toll is the embodiment of a working mother in this modern age. Toll, a professor of English at MCCC, was hired as full-time faculty in Fall 2018 after  a year as […]

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Last Man Standing returns to airwaves

Despite differing political views, the cast of "Last Man Standing" are portrayed as getting along. The much-anticipated sitcom “Last Man Standing” is back from the dead. Last Man Standing first premiered on ABC in October of 2011. This sitcom ran for 6 seasons before being cancelled. “Last Man Standing” has […]