Tag: Tom Ryder

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‘Koda’ joins the MCCC family as newly named mascot

The Husky mascot of MCCC now has a proper name. The name “Koda” was announced as the winning entry on March 3 after the announcement of the “Name Our Mascot” contest by MCCC’s Student. Government in Sept. 2020. Tom Ryder, Student Government adviser, said 125 entries were submitted with those […]

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Student Government hosts second scavenger hunt

It isn’t often the members of a virtual event are out of breath most of the meeting. However, this was the case during the MCCC Student Government’s Valentines Scavenger on Feb. 12. The event was the second of its kind, with the first virtual scavenger hunt being in November 2020. […]

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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 […]

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MCCC’s Student Government plans through the pandemic

MCCC’s Student Government has been planning a series of events through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Student Government at MCCC has been meeting virtually through Microsoft Teams to communicate with one another. Tom Ryder, coordinator of campus and community Events and student activities, said this is a strange time to figure […]

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‘Dog Loves Books’ performs at Meyer Theater

Over 850 elementary school kids from Monroe County came to MCCC’s Meyer Theater Feb. 25. The young students saw “Dog Loves Books,” a musical adapted from Louise Yates’ New York Times bestseller. The musical follows Dog, a dog who really loves books and decides to open his own bookstore. To […]

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School barbecue succeeds after moving

Students packed inside the cafeteria to enjoy the Back-to-School Barbeque, which had to be moved indoors. The annual Back-to-School Barbeque was held inside this year due to rain. The event was surprisingly successful, despite the sudden change in location. After a rain early in the morning, the decision was made […]

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MCCC works to provide bowling for students

Efforts to get MCCC students bowling have taken a new turn.  At the beginning of the semester, the college proposed a student bowling league at Nortel Lanes in Monroe.  Tom Ryder, the Campus Community Events/Student Activities coordinator for MCCC, is an avid bowler. In the spring of 2014, he and […]