Author: David Topolewski


MCCC working to revise Emergency Response Plan

A group of faculty members and administrators have joined to revise and update MCCC’s Emergency Response Plan.  The current ERP has been put to the test over the past year, and at times, the execution of the plan has faced criticism from faculty members.  As reported by the Agora in […]


MCCC president’s response to bomb threat has been questioned

Editor’s note: This story was updated on June 8 to remove the inaccurate statement that Scott Behrens, vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success, was unavailable by deadline. There was a scheduled meeting with Behrens for Friday, June 9. A text seeking comment from Behrens was not sent in a […]


Board of Trustees member announces resignation

Florence Buchanan is resigning from the MCCC Board of Trustees. The resignation will be effective Sept. 1, Buchanan said. Board Chairman Aaron Mason announced her resignation at the April 24 Board of Trustees meeting. Mason said the board will likely discuss the process and procedure of replacing Buchanan when the […]


The importance of prep sports coverage

Following Niles Kruger at an event confirmed my ambitions to pursue a career in covering prep sports, but even more so reminded me of their importance.   Kruger is the sports editor for the Monroe News and recently allowed me to shadow him at a Flat Rock High School basketball game […]


The Psychology Interest Group returns to campus

After a nearly three-year hiatus, the Psychology Interest Group is experiencing some of its best turnout and enthusiasm among group members.   Professors Patrick Wise and Melissa Grey started PIG in 2012 with a focus on providing resources and enhancing members’ knowledge in the different areas of psychology, according to the […]

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First ‘Love for God’ event held on MCCC campus

It has been a long process for Monroe County Middle College student Matayah Hammill, but after more than a year she saw her dream come to fruition.   Hammill, 15, and the MCCC Christ-Centered Community group hosted their first Love for God event Feb. 23 in the S Building cafeteria.    “I […]


David Topolewski

A 3-time Agora staff member back for a fourth time with the publication as an independent study. My first article with the Agora was back in 2012 and my most recent articles a decade later, during the 2022 winter semester. With each semester, the Agora course has helped me with […]