Tag: Valerie Culler

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Michigan Reconnect gives free tuition to in-state adults

The ability to earn a college degree can now be a practically finance-free endeavor for many individuals. Michigan Reconnect is a program that allows all Michigan residents 25 years and older to receive free tuition in pursuit of an associates degree or program certificate if they have not already acquired […]

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MCCC Bookstore Moves to eCampus

The MCCC Bookstore that has helped students get the resources they need for their classes soon will not house books any longer. Students have no reason to worry because the bookstore will be replaced with a website set up through eCampus just in time for the upcoming Summer Semester. The […]

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The Foundation focuses on student success

The impact of COVID-19 has inspired The Foundation at MCCC to be more focused on students than ever before. The Foundation is a charitable organization that supports over 50 initiatives led by MCCC faculty and Foundation staff. In 2020, The Foundation established the Emergency Relief Fund. According to The Foundation’s […]

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Late-start courses begin at MCCC for the fall

The Fall Semester may have already begun at MCCC, but some students are just now enrolling in and starting classes. MCCC’s late-start eight-week courses began Oct. 19 and will run until Dec. 14. Ryan Rafko, director of Admissions and Guidance Services, said in an email the planning process was a […]

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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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Michigan offers free tuition for essential workers

Essential workers have the opportunity to get free college tuition at MCCC for up to four years. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer first proposed the Futures for Frontliners Programs in April 2020 which would offer free post-secondary education to those who worked on the frontlines during the stay-at-home order. This initiative was […]

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CARES Act aids both students and campus

The college still has over $395,000 to give away to students. MCCC was granted $1.3 million for COVID-19 relief on April 9. First passed by Congress and signed in to law by the president on March 27, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act gives $2.2 trillion to Americans […]

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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 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 […]