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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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MCCC presents zero-increase millage for November ballot

The election season is just around the corner and voters will have a lot of decisions to make. For local voters, this includes MCCC’s zero-increase millage renewal. MCCC’s new millage will be staying at the same rate as the previous millage at .85 mil (85 cents per $1,000 taxable value). […]

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Come work or play

  The lounge has plenty of room for students to relax on couches and chairs, or they can study or socialize around the science-themed end tables Attention students! The new L Building addition is opening soon! The tentative date for the outside building to be completed by is Spring 2018 […]

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Architects plan to fill every inch

This one of the preliminary drawings of the remodeled East-West Tech building that was presented to MCCC employees at a meeting Friday, Oct. 13. The design phase, when the plans will be finalized, will occur over the winter. Architects from Stantec Inc., the firm overseeing the project, made the presentation. […]

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How green are we at MCCC?

Miranda Gardner Agora staff The campus green initiative looks good on paper, and great on site, but tells a different tale in practice. Biology laboratory assistant and student, Amanda Roelant said, the college is doing a good job with the recycling centers, but there is room to improve. “Some students […]

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Construction continues on MCCC campus

Workers lay the foundation for the new student study area in the L Buildiings. A construction project that will transform the MCCC campus has begun. The heating and cooling system was completed over the summer, but the construction did not stop there.  The first phase of the $25 million renovation […]

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Millage fails, tuition raised

  Tuition for the 2015 fall semester at MCCC has been increased 7 percent. "Voters voted against the millage; one consequence is to raise tuition," President Kojo Quartey said. The Board of Trustees, meeting on Tuesday, April 7, unanimously agreed to raise tuition for a Monroe County resident from $95 to $102 […]

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Voters deny millage request

Photo taken by Julia Wells MCCC's first millage request in 34 years has been denied by Monroe County voters. The results of 60.7% votes against the proposal to 39.3% in support came late on Tuesday, Nov. 4. MCCC President Kojo Quartey said he was disappointed in both voter turnout and […]

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Millage ready for final push

Maintenance Chief Terry Cole stands with Vice President Suzanne Wetzel to distribute signs on the corner of M50 and Raisinville Photo by Mariah Tevepaugh MCCC’s campaign for a millage increase has shifted from getting students registered to vote to getting them out to vote. The deadline for registering for the […]