Author: Stevie Pipis


Fonseca wins outstanding faculty award

Dr. Maris Fonseca recieves her award from Vice President Grace Yackee            Dr. Maris Fonseca won the award for Outstanding Faculty of the Year at MCCC’s 2015 Honors Night.            She was not expecting to win the award.             “I’m still trying to assimilate what has happened,” she said.             “It’s a […]


MCCC solar and beyond

According to Babycz the solar panels will give students a chance to do field work, design, and sales. MCCC students installed solar panels on campus for use in the Renewable Energy program. Alex Babycz, MCCC professor of Construction Management Technology, coordinated the process. All of the parts were sourced […]


Convention connects students, employers

Students were able to attend a SolidWorks group meeting on campus Oct. 14 in the CTC Building.  The meeting served as a networking event for students, as well as offering free presentations on how to use the SolidWorks software. “Students meet employers, and that’s really big,” said Dean Kerste, a […]


High school students enjoy a college opportunity

Professor Margie Bacarella teaches a Political Science 151 course at Monroe High School The college’s experiment offering classes at Monroe High School has officially begun. The classes started on the second day of school, meeting on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. “The students love being treated maturely and independently,” said Valerie […]


Cellar closed for construction until mid-semester

The Cellar, usually filled with students hanging out, is closed for construction this fall as crews repair water damage. The Life Science Building roof also is being repaired.  Fall semester is beginning with The Cellar closed for repairs. Along with the roof of the L Building, the Cellar is undergoing […]


Environmental Science to get lab

Biology professor Tracy Rayl, tends to the plants in the campus Greenhouse which will host experiments for her Environmental Science class. Fall 2014 will be the first semester where the Environmental Science course will have a lab. The class has been offered without a lab for the last 15 years […]


Countless hours pay off for Hilliker

William Hilliker, a Computer Information Systems professor, was given the Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award during the Honors Night ceremony Wednesday night. "I’m kind of in shock. I didn’t expect to win, and it was an honor just to be nominated," he said after the ceremony. Hilliker noted that […]