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MCCC Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

  What does diversity mean to you? This prompt was displayed on a poster board outside MCCC’s cafeteria today. All passers-by had the chance to add their voice to the collection of answers on the display. MCCC President David Nixon answered the prompt with, “Working hand in hand with people […]


Enrollment record shattered this Winter

Record enrollment busied MCCC’s slush-covered campus this Friday, the first day of Winter classes. The start to the Winter semester differs from the Fall. “There are only about 400 new students in the Winter compared to about 1,300 in the Fall,” Vice President of Student and Information Services Randy Daniels […]


MCCC mass emails are approved before being sent out

An e-mail asking for personal information is not usually trusted, but it was sent through MCCC’s e-mail account.  So is it safe? One specific e-mail asked for your name, phone number, race, age, hair and eye color, as well as a digital picture. This e-mail was sent by the iGroup, […]


State fails to reach deadline

Community colleges appear to have escaped the state of Michigan’s budget ax. The state missed its Oct. 1 due date to determine a final budget for 2010, and is working under a new deadline of Oct 31. It seems to be certain, though, that community college funding will not be […]


S.I. leaders help students with tutoring

Their goal is to help MCCC students become independent learners.Supplemental Instruction (S.I.) leaders have been around since 1975 when the University of Missouri in Kansas City first started the program. The program reached MCCC in 1991. The program works by assigning an S.I. leader to a course that he or […]


Has Christmas lost its meaning?

The heart of the Christmas shopping season is here with stores, employees and companies working harder than ever to make this shopping season a success. Stores have hired seasonal help, organized their stores for easier accessibility, and trained their staff for the continuous shoppers.The stores are opening earlier and closing […]


MCCC exploring sports

Some students feel as if they are missing out on activities that a larger college or university might offer. “My sister and I could have gone away to play college ball but we decided to stay in Monroe for personal and financial reasons,” MCCC student and volleyball club member Amy […]


Does Santa Clause exist, or is he just a myth?

Over the past two centuries the story of Santa Clause has been told to children around the world.  At some point in time many children question the existence of Santa Clause, the answer is yes Virginia there is a Santa Clause.  The story of Santa Clause began in 1823 when […]


MCCC plans MLK celebration

The Diversity Committee at MCCC is planning a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration for Jan. 18, 2010. Members of the MLK Day subcommittee include Molly McCutcheon, Tiffany Wright, Khadija Ahmed, Tom Ryder and Sandy Kosmyna.  This is the first year the college will be having daytime activities to […]


Campus gun bill issues debated

LANSING — A bill that would allow students to carry guns into classrooms and dormitories was the subject of a Michigan Senate hearing held this week. The hearing, chaired by Sen. Wayne Kuipers (R), was intended to allow state senators to hear opposing sides of the bill and to address […]