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Detroit Symphony Orchestra returns to MCCC

Nicholas Myers, Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist, was one of the first musicians to enter the Meter Theater stage on Jan. 28, 2022. Myers likes to be sure to warm up his bass before his actual performance.  “It is important to get into the right musical mindset before I play big […]

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New administrator ready to help students succeed

With 30 years of experience working in student services at Baker College under his belt, Gerald McCarty II has taken the reins with his new position as director of Student Success. “A lot of people feel like they can’t do college, that college isn’t right for them, that it’s too […]

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Makerspace provides community resources

The MCCC Makerspace is like a mad scientist’s laboratory, said Makerspace coordinator Michael “It’s really cool to be able to have an idea for something to make or need to fix something, and all of the necessary tools and equipment are right here,” Reaume said.  A makerspace is a place […]

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Luke LaPrad returns home for MCCC concert

Smells won’t be the only thing drifting from the cafeteria at lunchtime. Student Government is hosting a ‘Tunes at Noon’ concert on Monday, November 29, 2021. The event starts at 11:30am in the A Building.  “Noon time concerts aren’t new,” said Tom Ryder, Student Government Advisor. “Each year we bring […]

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Gender and Sexuality Alliance provides community

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance aims to create a supportive environment on campus. “The mission of GSA is to make a strong, supportive community, to increase awareness and acceptance, and to provide resources regarding LGBTQ+ issues and culture,” Melissa Grey, co-advisor of GSA, said. MCCC’s GSA is a student led […]

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Synchronizing college life with ice skating

Jewell Mason, has always found a second home on the ice at the Taylor SportsPlex.  MCCC freshman, Mason is continuing her lifelong figure skating career in a synchronized skating team. When she was 3, an ice skating scene came up on Mickey Mouse, Mason said. It was then she told […]

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MCCC community mourns Stephen Fried

Officials pronounced MCCC adjunct professor Stephen Fried dead at the scene of a car accident on Sept. 27.  As a Purdue and University of Toledo graduate, Fried taught business at MCCC for 37 years. Fried left behind his wife, Elizabeth, and two daughters, Megan and Sarah, along with his grandchildren.  […]

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Agriculture program coordinator receives Adjunct Faculty Award

The Agriculture program is growing into a new semester with an award winning program coordinator.  Andrew McCain, the program’s coordinator, is the recipient of the 2020-21 Adjunct Faculty Award. “It was a great surprise and honor, and it really hit home with what I’ve been working toward with my students,” […]