Tag: MCCC

News

MCCC finishes Fall Semester through remote courses

MCCC announced the rest of the Fall Semester will remain online. This announcement came following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the recent Department of Health and Human Services Emergency Pause Order. MCCC had previously enacted a three-week shift to online courses in response to the initial order which saw on-campus […]

News

One Book, One Community sees changes for 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Monroe County organizations have made changes to 2021’s upcoming One Book, One Community events. Every year, the OBOC program encourages the community to read a selected book so it can be discussed and understood  as a community every year. The goal of the program is […]

Features News

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 enacts 3-week shift to online courses

The beginning of the Fall 2020 Semester saw a large shift toward online or blended courses for MCCC because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, in response to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services emergency order on Nov. 15, all classes at MCCC have ceased on-campus meetings and continued […]

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Virtual scavenger hunts may continue

Even with a low turnout, events can still be considered a success. The MCCC Student Government hosted their Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt student activity Oct. 30. Student Government hosts a campus  scavenger hunt  every year, yet due to this year’s circumstance, the event was conducted through Zoom video chat instead. Invitation […]

Features

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, […]

Features

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 […]

Letters to the Editor

Dan Shaw’s influence remains after passing

I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Dan Shaw, who in addition to serving as the faculty adviser and editor of this great campus newspaper from 2008-2019, was also a community staple at the Monroe Evening News for several years, and brought a fount of knowledge and […]

Opinion

Why are we being watched?

I am being recorded while taking tests for my online course. With this semester’s online format being new to most everyone, there are certain changes to the course formula that have taken time to get used to. I’ve learned to expect and adapt to the increase in busy work and […]