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MCCC Writing Center receives new director

Lori Couch is the new Writing Center director   With the retirement of Tim Dillon, the fate of the Writing Center has been in the air. MCCC’s Writing Center is free and open to all students. It provides support at every stage of the writing process, with the goal of […]

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Writing Center holds Poetry Night, costume contest

Students line up for the costume constest held during the Writing Center’s Poetry Night. Haley Finley, dressed as the old woman, won the contest.   Despite a warm and muggy environment, the Writing Center’s Poetry Night filled the room with people on Oct. 27. Poetry Night gives students the opportunity […]

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Board announces math changes

Students can now use their own laptops in math lab classes. Students will be allowed to use their own computers in math class starting this winter. That was one of the math changes announced at the MCCC Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 24. Grace Yackee, vice president of Instruction, […]

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MCCC student day

‚Äč Emily Eleniewski runs the popcorn maching for Student Government on Student Appreciation Day MCCC celebrated National Student Day on Oct. 13. This was a day dedicated to promoting and growing student social responsibilities through a variety of events.  There was a variety of booths and events, including a popcorn […]

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Agora hosts candidate forum

Board of Trustees candidates, from left, Aaron Mason, Dr. Edward Feldman, Steven Hill and William Bruck at The Agora's candidate forum. Students and employees can meet the four candidates for the MCCC Board of Trustees at a candidate forum at the college Oct. 19. Three positions are on the Nov. […]

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One Book One Community novel chosen

Cheryl Johnston announces the novel chosen for this year's One Book One Community, "Station Eleven" What happens when life as we know it comes to an end? That’s the question that 2017’s One Book, One Community novel is based around.  The novel was unveiled as the 2017  reading selection in […]

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MCCC students attend Tech Expo

MCCC students and faculty at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago’s McCormick Center convention center. A group of MCCC students attended the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago. Professors Martin DuBois and Stephen Hasselbach and technician Mark Reaume accompanied 20 MCCC students to the 2016 show.  The group left […]

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Student’s organize political information event

Students Alexa Angel and Avery Hanes represent Joe Bellino, Republican candidate for state representative. An MCCC student-organized political information forum was held on Tuesday, Oct. 4.  The event was created so students, many of whom will be voting in their first major election, could talk to candidates face-to-face. The event […]

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Geothermal installation nearly 75 percent complete

Installation of the new geothermal heating and cooling system is approximately 75 percent complete. The installation is finished in the East and West Tech buildings, according to Jack Burns, MCCC director of Campus Planning and Facilities.  The A Building is in the final stages of completion, he said. The Registrar’s […]

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MCCC debuts center for entrepreneurship

President Kojo Quartey speaks about the opening of the center.   MCCC held a kickoff event on Sept. 28 for the new Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center on campus. The event was held in the CTC building, and included a tour of the building and its workshops for  students, community members, […]