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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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2010 campaign candidates vie for seats across state

Republican candidate Rick Snyder is running for governor with the campaign slogan, “one tough nerd.” Snyder is a venture capitalist who graduated with three degrees from the University of Michigan at age 23. His career eventually led him to be president of Gateway Computer Co. His campaign is largely based […]

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MCCC has hidden pond on campus

Surrounded by a canopy of fall’s colored trees is one of the college’s campus treasures, the Hidden Pond. The pond is tucked away in the wooded area behind the East Tech building. To reach it, just cross the wooden bridge over Plum Creek behind the parking lot, turn to the […]

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Whitman Center to host lecture on sex trafficking

Twenty-two miles from Monroe lies a city with a secret. Toledo is ranked fourth in the country for the most child prostitution and human trafficking, behind Miami, Portland, Ore., and Las Vegas. Dr. Celia Williamson, a world renowned expert on human trafficking, said she is trying to put a stop […]

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Effects of texting law visible in Monroe County

Since July 1, Michigan drivers can be pulled over and ticketed for text-messaging while driving. Monroe County Sheriff Tilman L. Crutchfield said one ticket has been issued since the effective date, but that doesn’t mean the new law isn’t working. “Visually I have seen quite a difference,” Crutchfield said. “In […]

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Health dean off to busy start

Dr. Cynthia Roman, the new dean of the Health Science Division, has had a fast-paced orientation to her new position. Since accepting the dean position in May, Roman has been deeply involved with the reaccreditation process for the college’s nursing program. Along with the accreditation report, the process also involves […]