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Enhancement grants awarded to college groups

 Eleven enhancement grants were awarded Thursday to employees and students at MCCC.  The grants, totaling $20,000, came from the MCCC Foundation’s Enhancement Grants Program.  The program helps faculty, staff, and students by providing funding for innovative projects that support MCCC and enrich or improve the quality of education for students. […]

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LAL offers free note-taking workshop

  The Learning Assistance Lab, located on the second floor of the C-building, is offering two sessions on how to improve lecture note-taking skills. “Some students who come to the Learning Assistance Lab have incomplete notes or notes that are not organized well enough to use,” said Colleen Baker, faculty […]

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College closed Wednesday due to severe winter weather

MCCC campus closed for the second consecutive day due to severe winter weather; all classes, events and other campus activites are canceled for the entire day. Late Tuesday night, MCCC’s automated alert system sent out e-mails, phone calls and text messages to inform students, staff and faculty that the college […]

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Cost of Valentine’s Day Rising

Recently I’ve noticed how the age-old saying, “you can’t put a price on love,” is slipping, and the cost of it is rising quickly, might I add. The suspected spending on an average Valentine’s gift for 2010 has risen to $162 in the 18-34 age range. Though the term ‘Hallmark […]

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MCCC responds to Haiti quake

Alex Babycz and Brian Lay traveled to Haiti to help a university set up a computer lab in Oct. 2008.  Two years later, that university is a pile of rubble, and their Haitian friends have no place to go. Video: Alex Babycz talks about Haiti On Jan. 12, a 7.0 […]

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Dream 97-5 focuses on sports radio

“Okay, we are connected and ready to go!” Milward Beaudry said after hooking up the last cords of the microphones and headsets to their power supplies. The three MCCC students took their positions on the upper level of Monroe High School’s gym and picked up their headsets and microphones, getting […]

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2010 brings sequels to gaming’s greatest

Software entertainment has grown from a niche in the computer industry to being a multibillion dollar corporate titan. Games have evolved from simple pleasures of navigating through colored lines to interactive movies where the player’s choices affect the overall experience. Here are some of 2010’s most anticipated sequels: “God of […]

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Students talking about Michigan smoking ban

From popular restaurants in Monroe to the MCCC campus, Michigan’s smoking ban is getting students talking. “I just think people should be able to smoke wherever they want,” MCCC Freshman Kellie Lane said, “why change it now?” The new law is set to start May 1. It bans smoking in […]

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Workshop helps students with resumes

Many people are out of work searching for a job right now. Some have decided to go back to school in order to acquire the skills they need for a permanent job. When hiring employees, one of the first things companies look at is the resume. If you need help […]

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Smoking ban gains another supporter

Last month, the Michigan Senate and House passed a statewide smoking ban that will eliminate smoking in public workplaces, such as restaurants and bars. Gov. Jennifer Granholm said she would sign the bill.  The law prohibits workers smoking in almost all workplaces, even restaurants and bars.  There are some exceptions […]