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Monroe County continues to combat COVID-19

Monroe has become a hot spot for COVID-19 cases in the last few months. As a result, the community continues to try and keep up with these changes and keep residents safe. Schools in the Monroe County area have been affected by the case increases. Schools like Monroe High School […]

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MCCC Library hosts virtual Shoah exhibit

Being reminded of past tragedies cannot be overstated, especially with what happened to Jews during World War II. The library at MCCC hosted a virtual Shoah exhibit from April 1st to the 30th. Shoah is the Hebrew word for “catastrophe”, according to Dr. Terri Kovach, who helped make the exhibit. […]

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Overall MCCC tuition increases by 2%

College tuition rates have recently been approved to go up starting in the Fall 2021 Semester. In a 4-2 vote, a tuition increase was approved by the Board of Trustees in a meeting held March 23. The Board of Trustees chair Lynette Dowler was contacted to hear what the Board […]

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GSA leads OBOC community discussion

A recent roundtable discussion brought together MCCC’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance and others to cover their favorite parts, of Brit Bennett’s “The Vanishing Half.” Specifically, the relationships and the themes of gender and identity. “The Vanishing Half” was chosen for this year’s One Book, One Community program, tackling identity issues […]

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Student Government plans virtual talent show

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Monroe County, Student Government is in the process of planning around the restrictions for social gatherings. Nicholas Manor, president of Student Government, said their goal is to find unique ways to keep MCCC students engaged in the community while also keeping everyone safe. One […]

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MCCC and MCMC change graduation plans

Graduation ceremonies across campus have gone through several revisions over the past year due to COVID-19’s impact and its restrictions. If students have been following along with the recent emails regarding MCCC graduation, they know that many changes have been made. Monroe County Middle College (MCMC) students have also been […]

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Bennett speaks on book with Monroe

Twins Stella and Desiree Vignes are two halves of a whole, but when one leaves, readers are left with “The Vanishing Half.” On April 1, as part of the One Book One Community program, the Bedford Branch Library hosted a Zoom meeting with author of “The Vanishing Half,” Brit Bennett. […]

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MCCC receives $650K for student success

Deciding to stay in college to prepare for a better future, or instead, take on more work to provide for immediate financial needs, is a difficult dilemma, especially amid the hardships of the worldwide COVID–19 pandemic. MCCC student Emilee Breitner said when MCCC went virtual she had to share laptop […]

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‘Koda’ joins the MCCC family as newly named mascot

The Husky mascot of MCCC now has a proper name. The name “Koda” was announced as the winning entry on March 3 after the announcement of the “Name Our Mascot” contest by MCCC’s Student. Government in Sept. 2020. Tom Ryder, Student Government adviser, said 125 entries were submitted with those […]

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MCCC continues fight against COVID-19

Buildings and classrooms on MCCC are looking and running differently to help keep students and faculty safer with new precautions for COVID-19. While most classes have been moved to online formats to keep students and staff safer, there are still a few classes that remain in-person on campus, implementing precautions […]