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GSA set to hold annual Pride Party

Anticipate conversation, community and contentment at this year’s annual Pride Party. The MCCC Gender & Sexuality Alliance will hold the event on Friday, April 12 from 5-10 p.m. in the Cellar.  Since at least 2015, the Pride Party has been a spring tradition for the GSA. “The GSA created a […]

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Tuition increase approved at board meeting

After much consideration, the Board of Trustees passed a motion to increase in-county tuition rates by 4%.  Vice President of Finance and Administration Curtis Creagh announced a proposal from the administration in regards to MCCC’s policy on Tuition and Fees at the March 25 board meeting. This proposal offered three […]

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Safe Space Summit scheduled for April 10-11

Through presentations, discussions and dialogue, students, alums, staff and community members will share their journeys of positive social change and liberation at the Safe Space Summit. Led by an MCCC alum or student, the event kicks off from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 in S-Building Room 165 with Grassroots […]

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Articles found in bathrooms violate campus policy

Editor’s Note: This version of the story eliminates an opinionated term in the headline. News stories about sexual violence in bathrooms were discovered by a student in a women’s bathroom in the La-Z-Boy Center. On Wednesday, March 13 before noon, an MCCC student entered the women’s bathroom and discovered the […]

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Conflicting views, conflicting statements at board meeting

During the Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 26, the conversation of restroom policies at MCCC made a return with more than just students feeling a concern for safety. President Kojo Quartey said he reached out to GSA advisors following the Jan. 22 meeting, receiving no response. During that meeting several […]

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Improvements made to Early Alert System

The Early Alert System at MCCC has been revamped and success rates are increasing, according to Dean of Students Gerald McCarty in a recent press conference. With the hiring of Angela Acosta as a student retention specialist in December 2023, McCarty, an administrator with more than 30 years of experience, […]

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Visiting artist series set to return to campus

Local award-winning artist and alumnus of MCCC will be visiting campus on Feb. 27, according to a news release.  Artist David Larkins will be hosting a workshop/demonstration in Founders Hall, room F-126, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. followed by a presentation in the La-Z-Boy Center Atrium from 6:30 to 8:00 […]

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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 […]

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Safe restroom sign not so safe on campus

Safe restroom signs put up by the GSA promoting inclusivity have caused controversy around MCCC. These signs were put up by the Gender & Sexuality Alliance in Fall 2023 after students approached them about harassment occurring in the restrooms toward transgender individuals. The signs state the bathrooms are for everyone, […]