Author: Cassidy Maier


Quartey gives state of the college address

MCCC Board of Trustees member Florence Buchanan talks with President Kojo Quartey after the State of the College address.   MCCC showed the community what the millage has done for the campus last night. After hosting an open house for community members to see the addition to the Life Sciences […]


Agora adviser puts down the pen

Dan Shaw completed one of his earliest assignments years before he was adviser of the Agora. Throughout my years within student journalism, I’ve met many great people. However, none have had the level of patience, wisdom, and intellect as Daniel Shaw. To put it simply, he’s the grandfather I wish […]


Earth Day Expo draws crowd

Community members young and old came to the Earth Day Expo 2019. The Earth was the star of the show at the Earth Day Expo 2019. Visitors to the Gerald Welch Health Education Building today could walk among booths manned by area companies and organizations and learn about the environment. […]


Images and honors take center stage

Students listen as other students read and talk about their pieces for Images. Artists, authors and honors students showed off their work April 10 in an Images reveal party and an honors programs showcase, respectively. Students with work published in the latest edition of MCCC’s literary magazine had the chance […]


Different points on the floor and in life

Paul Hedeen leads an exercise on diversity. Diverse lives mean diverse advantages and opportunities. This was a point brought out by students, faculty, and community members during Wednesday’s diversity journey exercise facilitated by Dean of Humanities/Social Sciences, Paul Hedeen in the H Building’s gymnasium. Hedeen began The Privilege Walk by […]


Cultivating a life of excellence

Chef Kevin Thomas talks with culinary student Christine Masson. MCCC’s new community farm is getting a taste of viticulture. The campus vineyard will spread its vines to the community farm in the spring. That will make it easier to see from the road. “Because vineyards look pretty cool when you’ve […]


Quartey, others give State of the College address

Kojo Quartey talks about MCCC during the State of the College address at MB&T Friday morning. MCCC’s new vision, non-credit enrollment, and future plans were among the topics covered during the State of the College address Friday morning at Monroe Bank & Trust's headquarters. Joe Verkennes, director of Marketing and Communications, […]


MCCC hosts College Night

Carrie Blagec (right) and Kelsi Barton talk to Andy McCain at the Michigan State University Table. Hundreds of high school and college students got a glimpse of their future at MCCC’s Oct. 16 College Night. Representatives from over 50 colleges, including Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University and Wayne State […]


Sheriff’s Office called over incident

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office was called about an incident on campus involving an instructor. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office responded to a behavioral incident with an adjunt professor on campus, this morning. Campus security responded first and the professor left soon after, Randell Daniels, the vice president of student and […]


East and West Tech to be combined

The East and West Tech buildings will be combined.  Construction will start before the end of the year. MCCC is changing again. Construction will begin on the East and West Technology Buildings before the year is over, said Jack Burns, the Director of Campus Planning & Facilities. The space between […]