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MCCC has decrease in enrollment

For the first time since 2004, MCCC has seen a decrease in student enrollment. Enrollment for the Winter 2011 semester, which was final after the Jan. 14 add/drop deadline, is 4,460, a 2 percent decrease (102 students) from last year’s 4,562. Billable contact hours are also down. Students enrolled in […]

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Public shouldn’t take MLK Day for granted

There seem to be only four words from the famous King speech that people remember today. Because issues of racism are no longer strongly persistent, the words, messages, and life of Dr. King seem to be slowly slipping from public attention. In politics, community events, media and business, the holiday […]

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Faculty contract approved

After months of negotiating between MCCC’s faculty and administration, the Board of Trustees approved a faculty contract. The trustees’ vote of 7-0 at the Dec. 18 special meeting covered the 71 full-time faculty positions at MCCC. The faculty contracts expired in August, and negotiations for a new contract had been […]

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Library of Congress visits MCCC

The spirit and history of the Library of Congress rolled into town for a visit aboard a traveling exhibition dubbed, “The Gateway to Knowledge” earlier this month.  “We have three primary goals,” said Mike Crosson, a program developer for MRA Experiential Tours And Equipment who worked with the Library of Congress […]

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Tentative agreement reached in faculty negotiations

MCCC faculty and administration have reached a tentative agreement in the faculty contract negotiations. According to an email from MCCC President David Nixon, two steps in the process remain before the contract can be finalized: Ratification by Monroe County Community College Faculty Association (MCCCFA) members and board approval. Details of […]

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Book buyback dates for Fall 2010

Book buyback dates for Fall 2010 semester: Main campus: Thursday Dec. 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday Dec. 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday Dec. 13 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. Whitman Center: Thursday Dec. 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday Dec. 13 […]

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2010 college football bowl games

Agora sports reporter Jeff Papworth writes about the Spartan vs. Crimson Tide matchup in the Citrus Bowl and the Wolverines vs. Bulldogs matchup in the Gator Bowl, as well other teams gearing up for a variety of bowls. Click here for the Spartan vs. Crimson Tide matchup. Click here for […]

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Vuncia Council wins award

The November/December  recipient of MCCC’s Enriching Lives Performance Award is Vuncia Council, Learning Bank coordinator. The five qualities recognized by the award are: investment, community, accessibility, responsiveness, and enrichment. In a letter sent to all MCCC e-mail users, Director of Human Resources Molly McCutchan listed the various ways that Council […]

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Criminal Justice Club forming on campus

MCCC has a new Criminal Justice Club growing on campus. Students interested in going into law enforcement, political science, psychology, and other related fields will gain experience from the clubs activities. Penny Dunn, assistant professor of Criminal Justice and an  ex-police officer, is organizing the club. “We had the same […]

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Gay Straight Alliance plans Chicago trip

The Gay Straight Alliance at MCCC hopes to travel to Chicago Pride next year, but club members need to raise money to pay for the trip first. The GSA held an officers’ meeting recently to discuss the progress of fund raising for a trip to Chicago Pride in June of […]