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MCCC’s Black History Month series celebrates Black Artists

Editor’s note: This version of the story corrects the spelling for Priscilla Phifer, Darin Darby and Dora Kelley. Artists, historians and art lovers gathered in the new River Raisin National Battlefield Park Amphitheater to celebrate Black artists as part of MCCC’s Black History Month Series Feb.19.  “I feel the creative […]

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College support staff unionize

Editor’s note: This version of the story has a changed lead to give correct examples of support staff and clarified the process of deciding college closures  Support staff, such as administrative assistants and employees in Admissions, at MCCC recently voted to unionize. Staff members voted 33-2 on Jan. 4, said […]

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Free mental health services available on campus for students

At no cost to the college, the Community Mental Health Authority is providing counseling to students.  The soft opening for these services was on Feb. 16.  “We have seen, not only here on campus but nationwide, that the number of students and to a certain extent the faculty and staff on […]

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Student Government hosts Valentine’s Day karaoke

On Valentines day, MCCC students gathered in the cafeteria for a karaoke event sponsored by Student Government. Manny’s DJ Entertainment played the music. Students sang hit songs like “Baby,” “Party in the USA,” and “Fireflies”. The students in attendance said they had a great time listening to fellow students belt […]

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COVID testing now avaliable on campus

Kojo Quartey, MCCC President, received his negative result from a coronavirus test on Tuesday afternoon.  “This is my fifth COVID test even though I’m triple vaccinated,” Quartey said. “I’ve been getting them just to be safe, especially with my little one.”  The day prior, Quartey received the test at the […]

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Intramural Sports Club plans future events
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Intramural Sports Club members were eager to bring various sports to campus since their first meeting in November. After weeks of playing basketball at open gyms, the club will host its first volleyball night on Feb. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the MCCC gymnasium. “We’re really excited for it,” said […]

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One Book, One Community to host county wide events

Each year, One Book, One Community of Monroe chooses a book for residents to connect through discussion and free events. Even through the pandemic, this year was no different. OBOC announced its book choice for 2022 through a video series of local celebrities unveiling the title on Sept. 24, 2021.  […]

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Pandemic concerns put bake sale on hold

The writing fellows were planning to hold a bake sale this month on campus. With many concerns about the pandemic and high case numbers, Lori Jo Couch, the Writing Center adviser, has tabled the idea of a bake sale for the time being. “I am on hold for the bake sale,” […]

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Writing fellows to host poetry night and contest

The writing fellows will host a poetry night on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Cellar located in the A Building. Students and faculty can share their own work or other personal favorite poems, songs and stories.  Original poems are eligible for submission in a poetry contest sponsored by […]