Features

Features

Injured football player shares motivational story with students

Former NFL player Kevin Everett shared the story of his recovery from an accident Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett shared the story of his recovery from a freak injury with guests at Monroe County Community College. Everett, who was twenty-five years old at the time of the impact, suffered […]

Features

MCCC student was 12 when he survived Chernobyl

MCCC’s Chernobyl survivor is a healthy (thankfully) 38-year old Dean’s List student, and my husband, Michael Mayzlin. I would imagine that he is the only Chernobyl survivor in all of southeast Michigan. Over the span of our 13-year marriage, I have listened to his thoughts, fears, dreams and memories […]

Features

Detroit essential to black history

Although most African American movements were born in the South, there is one city here in Michigan that remains crucially important to black history. From the Underground Railroad to the Civil Rights movement, Detroit has played a large part in African American history. The Motor City was remembered nationwide during […]

Features

Is MCCC haunted

If you have ever been in the halls of the L building and felt like someone was watching you, don’t be so quick to shrug that feeling off. MCCC was built behind an old cemetery, and supernatural experiences have been reported. The hill in front of the college between Raisinville […]

Features

Library of Congress visits MCCC

The spirit and history of the Library of Congress rolled into town for a visit aboard a traveling exhibition dubbed, “The Gateway to Knowledge” earlier this month.  “We have three primary goals,” said Mike Crosson, a program developer for MRA Experiential Tours And Equipment who worked with the Library of Congress […]

Features

Holiday traditions

Families around the world have different traditions for celebrating during the holidays. Students and employees at MCCC are no different — they each celebrate in their own unique way. Holiday traditions include food, family get-togethers, church, and, of course, gift-giving. Professor of Political Science Dr. Joanna Sabo said she always […]

Features

Vuncia Council wins award

The November/December  recipient of MCCC’s Enriching Lives Performance Award is Vuncia Council, Learning Bank coordinator. The five qualities recognized by the award are: investment, community, accessibility, responsiveness, and enrichment. In a letter sent to all MCCC e-mail users, Director of Human Resources Molly McCutchan listed the various ways that Council […]

Features

MCCC students plan to start running club

Students at MCCC are working to get a new club up and running. “Running is the best way to lose weight and become fit,” says Megan Ashenfelter, an MCCC student attempting to form a running club on campus. “You don’t need any equipment, other than a pair of athletic shoes, […]

Features

New criminal justice club to be formed

Criminal Justice professor Penelope Dunn and her students are forming a Criminal Justice Club for MCCC. According to Dunn, the club is planning to have field trips to police departments, jails, juvenile correctional facilities, courts, and possibly a crime lab. The club also will have speakers on campus to provide […]

Features

‘Lost boy of Sudan’ speaks at MCCC

Jacob Atem was about 6 years old when he and his cousin traveled away from their village in Marr, Sudan to tend their family’s herd. They were still close enough to see clouds of smoke and hear gunshots as their village burned and their family was murdered. The two boys […]