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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,” […]

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Presley Bergmooser paints custom commissions

Hand-painted desserts decorate the yellow brick wall of local bakery Cakes by Stephanie.  MCCC student Presley Bergmooser spent a total of 25 hours on the project. “I was ecstatic to paint the mural for Cakes By Stephanie,” Presley said.  The project came about when Presley was working full time at […]

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Elizabeth Kramer and family sell custom crafts

MCCC student Elizabeth Kramer and her family participate in farmers markets and craft shows around Monroe Country and in some surrounding cities. Elizabeth’s mom, Alicia, created her own side hustle called Serendipitous Sweet Shop and made it into her family business. Their booth of arts and crafts can be found […]

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Rafko resigns as director of admissions

A change of scenery is just around the corner for Ryan Rafko as he resigns as director of admissions and transitions into a teaching position at Waterloo Elementary School.  “Just with circumstances and that pull between that work-life balance, it just works out better for my family for me to […]

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Kendall Garman creates with color and cupcakes

When MCCC student Kendall Garman was given an art class assignment to paint five objects related to her life, she said the choice was obvious. She chose to paint items related to her experience with cancer. “I love the feeling of creating your own work and having people see from […]

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Miss Monroe County comes full circle

18-year-old Monroe County Community College freshman Kendall Comer is busy keeping up on her studies and fulfilling her duties as Miss Monroe County.  Kendall started competing in pageants when she was 9 and ran for Junior Miss Monroe County.  “I was constantly seeing all of the teens and the misses […]