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Few students notice rise in tuition

The change to charging tuition by contact hours affected fewer students than originally estimated, while bringing in the expected amount of revenue. College officials estimated the change’s impact on students before the decision was made in June. The actual results have been collected for the fall and were not far […]

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LAN Club offers camaraderie to computer students

 The MCCC LAN Club is off to a fresh start with new members in charge for the year. The club is full of computer students seeking to improve the experience of the students at MCCC while helping the community. Dale Risden was recently elected the  club’s president. “I believe in […]

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Red Wings drop series with St. Louis

The Detroit Red Wings had a homecoming of sorts to mark the beginning of the regular season.Because Detroit has eight Swedish-born superstars such as Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg, they were selected to play two games against their division rival St. Louis Blues at Ericsson Globe, in Stockholm, Sweden Oct. […]

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Lawmakers strive to keep promise

Even though a bill was passed to eliminate funding for the Michigan Promise Scholarship, efforts continue to save at least a portion of the funding for the state’s main college scholarship program. “I was going to use the money for books and a laptop, and next year’s tuition since I […]

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Middle College opens on MCCC campus

There are 38 high school freshmen at MCCC this fall beginning their studies in health care. Monroe County Middle College is here.  It’s a bridge program for high school students interested in the health care field. “It’s really exciting to be in the non-normal school setting.  It’s the greatest educational […]

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Tae Kwon Do improves focus

While discussions of handguns permitted on Michigan College campuses for protection are raising some eyebrows, MCCC currently offers Tae Kwon Do as an art of self-defense. Whether you’re into losing weight, adding strength, gaining self-confidence or maybe you just need a physical education credit, Tae Kwon Do can provide personal […]

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College smoking policy moves students to parking lots

As of Aug. 1, smoking is prohibited on campus grounds and is only allowed in the parking lots.   Many students tend to forget the new policy when they light up.If students are caught smoking on campus grounds, they will be given a friendly reminder that smoking is restricted to the […]

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Bill would allow guns on campuses

  A recently introduced Senate bill could allow college students, staff and faculty in Michigan to carry a concealed weapon onto campuses and into classrooms. Senate Bill 747, proposed by Sen. Randy Richardville, R- Monroe, would eliminate Michigan college campuses and dormitories from the exemption list of premises where concealed […]

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Michigan Season Preview

      Rich Rodriguez took his year to get the team situated (although it cost him the worst season in Michigan football history), but this is the year that the Wolverines will take the Big Ten yet again as the dark horse of the conference.       Tate Forcier will make his […]

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Enrollment hits 4,600

MCCC has once again achieved record enrollment for the Fall 2009 semester.This was accomplished despite a record number of students cancelling for non-payment and the recent switch from credit hours to contact hours. “This is the first year that MCCC had over 4,600 for a final head count,” Paul Schmidt, […]