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Scholarships available for active students

Although MCCC has redesigned its scholarship program this year, the college still offers individual scholarships to eligible students who apply.  The college reduced its full-ride scholarships so it could fund the new Trustee Merit Scholarship program which began in 2016 Fall semester.  The Trustee Merit Scholarship is a scholarship program […]

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College offers farming degree

Farming is a big part of life here in Monroe County, and soon it might be a part of MCCC. Over the last nine months, a committee has been devising an agriculture program for students at MCCC, partnering with Michigan State University.  Students will be able to receive an Associate’s […]

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Task force to design student lounge

A task force has been assembled for the first MCCC millage-financed project. The Life Sciences Student Lounge Task Force will design the student lounge that will be built off the north side of the L Building. The college plans to extend the hallway that leads out to the front parking […]

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The “Freshman 15,” fact or big fat fiction

Weight gain cannot be applied to the population of college freshman because each student is responsible for prioritizing their physical health. The phrase “Freshman Fifteen” is a stereotypical term for the 15-pound weight gain of a college freshman over the course of their first year. Some may speculate that students […]

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Artist Beatrix Reinhardt visits MCCC

Visiting artist Beatrix Reinhardt MCCC was graced this week with an exhibit and talks from international artist-photographer Beatrix Reinhardt. Reinhart, who was raised in the former East Germany, has travelled the world and her art reflects that experience. “An artist must get out of the studio,” she says.  “Travel shakes […]

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MCCC planning jam-packed Black History Month

            Black History Month will not go uncelebrated at MCCC.             Plenty of events are planned for the upcoming weeks, all celebrating African-American history and culture.             Most events take place at 12 p.m. in the A-Building Dining Room unless otherwise noted.             Kicking off […]

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Political beliefs affecting family relationships

People around the Internet have told horror stories of how their families have been split by the election and differing political ideologies. “I’ve heard stories of a lot of different families, where the son’s a Trump supporter and mom and dad are all for Hillary, or maybe Bernie,” MCCC student […]

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Campus cracks

The first millage project plans to fix the cracks in the exterior brick of the L Building. The first stage of MCCC’s 2016 millage will reinforce the L Building and add a student space to the north side of the building. The five-year millage request was passed on Nov. 8, […]

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Volleyball club seeks players

Kathleen Czajkowski advises the Volleyball Club at MCCC.  If you are itching to bump, set and spike, MCCC’s volleyball club starts Tuesday, Jan. 24. The club meets twice a week in the gym located in the H building on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30. […]

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Accuplacer replaces Compass test

Starting Nov. 30, MCCC no longer uses the Compass placement test and instead uses the Accuplacer test. Students who need to take a placement test to be assigned to classes will now take the new test, which is based on the SAT exam, as opposed to the old one, which […]