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Volleyball club prepares for tournament

The MCCC Volleyball club is preparing for a Dec. 4 tournament that will include teams with ex-college volleyball players. The date of the tournament is Dec. 4. The MCCC volleyball club played three games last week in its league. Every game was close, but the MCCC team failed to win […]


Letter to the editor

I am a nontraditional student at Monroe County Community College (MCCC). One of the reasons I began my education after a 36-year hiatus was so my grandchildren, who I am raising, would realize how important a great education is. I am a widow, living on SSD and sporadic child support, […]


New criminal justice club to be formed

Criminal Justice professor Penelope Dunn and her students are forming a Criminal Justice Club for MCCC. According to Dunn, the club is planning to have field trips to police departments, jails, juvenile correctional facilities, courts, and possibly a crime lab. The club also will have speakers on campus to provide […]


MCCC students plan to start running club

Students at MCCC are working to get a new club up and running. “Running is the best way to lose weight and become fit,” says Megan Ashenfelter, an MCCC student attempting to form a running club on campus. “You don’t need any equipment, other than a pair of athletic shoes, […]


Cooking for a cause

MCCC’s first Chili & Soup Cook-Off raised a total of $1,852.09 for the Kimberly Reaume Memorial Scholarship. The cook-off, which took place Nov. 18, raised $652.09 from donations placed in plastic containers in front of each chili and soup entry. Kimberly’s parents donated $1,000, and a family friend donated $200. […]


Cell phone tower may be built at Whitman

Whitman Center director Sandy Kosmyna announced at the Oct. 25 MCCC Board of Trustees meeting that a new cell phone tower may be built at the Whitman Center. “The college was contacted last spring about the feasibility of development of a  cell tower site on our property in Temperance,” said […]


Genetically altered foods create risks

I set out on the how-to’s of couponing and refunding to the point where groceries and household goods were practically nothing, or at times money-makers. In the process, I learned about GMO foods — those are highly processed foods that utilize genetically modified seeds. The seeds are designed in a […]


Faculty make statement with T-shirts

MCCC faculty members are using T-shits to make a statement about the ongoing faculty negotiations. Some faculty members have been instructing class in their bright red shirts, with text that reads, “MCCC Faculty Values: Our Students, Quality Education, Fair Contract.” Faculty contracts expired in August, and negotiations for a new […]


Nursing program ok’d for accreditation

A group of representatives from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission have decided to recommend that MCCC’s associate nursing program be granted an eight year reaccredidation. The group, which consisted of faculty members from other community colleges, visited the campus Oct. 19-21 to observe the nursing program and the […]


Singing to support the homeless

A benefit concert was held Nov. 16 at Meyer Theater to help raise money for Homeless Awareness Week. The event was sponsored by MCCC’s Student Government. Instead of charging admission, to get into the concert patrons had to donate a blanket. Lorrie Mayzlin, a Student Government member, chaired the event. […]