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MCCC raises tuition rates starting this fall

Tuition fees at MCCC will increase starting this Fall semester following a unanimous decision from the Board of Trustees. The Board Meeting held March 23 dealt heavily with subjects regarding tuition and changes to fees. Beginning in the Fall 2020 semester, students who are residents of Monroe will be charged […]

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Quartey’s daily messages encourage MCCC employees

To combat the fear and dread the coronavirus pandemic has sparked, Kojo Quartey, president of MCCC, has been sending daily messages of encouragement to all college employees and Board of Trustee members. Quartey said he wants the messages to act as “a common thread” to keep staff, faculty and administration […]

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CARES Act provides funds for students affected by coronavirus

MCCC students affected by the coronavirus will receive funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. The CARES Act was passed March 27 and will provide money to American workers, families, small businesses and students impacted by the virus. “This over $2 trillion economic relief package is designed […]

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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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MCCC to make PPE, helped by employee donations

MCCC employees banded together and donated money for the construction of personal protective equipment on campus. Linda Tobert, director of Human Resources, said over 40 MCCC employees volunteered to take personal payroll deductions for the resources needed to make face shields, which will be donated to local health care workers. […]

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Students adjust to online classes, self-quarantine

MCCC has switched all face-to-face classes to an online format, causing students to adapt to a new way of learning. On March 19, MCCC announced that all classes would be moved to an online format for the rest of the Winter/Spring 2020 semester in an effort to prevent the spread […]

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MCCC transitions to online courses for remainder of semester

MCCC has transferred all of its on-campus classes to an online format to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. An email was sent to students March 19 to inform that classes will be transitioned to online format for the remainder of the semester. Valerie Culler, director of Financial Aid, said […]

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MCCC course evaluations go digital

Electronic evaluation for all Winter 2020 classes were made available to students April 10. Jeff Peters, MCCC’s coordinator of E-Learning and Instructional support was contacted over video call to explain the process of converting the surveys to a digital format. Evaluation Kit is a tool the college has used for […]

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Covid-19 affects campus construction

The sound of drills, hammers and other construction equipment has silenced at MCCC. Jack Burns, director of Campus Planning and Facilities, said construction was occurring March 23 — just prior to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-home order. Since then all construction projects are placed on hold. “Founders Hall (formerly East and […]

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MCCC donates, loans equipment to assist during pandemic

COVID-19 cases have spiked in the U.S. over the last few weeks. With hospitals across the country announcing equipment shortages, MCCC has worked to help local and regional hospitals. In a press release from the college, MCCC’s registered nursing program has supplied ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital with 50 isolation gowns, […]