Tag: Sue Wetzel

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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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DTE agreement to affect college funding

MCCC may lose $1.56 million in funding over the span of eight years if a tax appeal by DTE Energy is finalized. DTE Energy petitioned the Michigan Tax Tribunal to lower the taxable value of their Monroe Power Plant in May of 2018. Had the taxable value stayed the same […]

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East West Tech renamed to honor college founders

The East and West Tech Buildings have a new name after the Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 24. The Board approved a recommendation from Kojo Quartey, MCCC president, that proposed renaming the two buildings Founders Hall. Sue Wetzel, vice president of Administration, said Founders Hall is supposed to honor the […]

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Economy blamed for continuing enrollment slide

The downward trend continues as MCCC’s Fall enrollment dropped below 3,000 for the first time in 30 years. Enrollment for the Fall 2018 semester is down 5.7 percent, after several years of smaller decreases. This leaves the enrollment count at 2,943 students, compared to last year’s 3,122. According to annual […]

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Community member requests sports programs at MCCC

  Community member Brian Lamour requesting MCCC look into reviving its defunct sports program at the Oct. 23 Board of Trustees meeting. Lamour spoke about the popularity of sports in Monroe County, citing the success of area wrestling, tennis, volleyball, softball, and football teams. SMCC women’s  tennis coach Wayne Asher […]

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Basketball: A way of life

The locker room is almost cold, as the smell of sweat lingers in the air. Each player engages in their pregame rituals as they prepare for another home game.  Some players stretch by the lockers, trying to stay loose before having to charge out on to the court. Most of […]