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MCCC Chili & Soup Cook-Off for Kimberly Reaume

MCCC will have its first Chili & Soup Cook-Off Nov. 18 to help raise money for the Kimberly Reaume Memorial Scholarship. The cook-off will take place from 12 – 1 p.m. in the MCCC dining room. Participants are asked to bring their best chili or soup to the event. It […]


Penny Dorcey-Naber wins employee award

Administrative assistant Penny Dorcey-Naber has received MCCC’s Enriching Lives Performance Award for September/October. Dorcey-Naber is the assistant to Vinnie Maltese, the acting dean of the Humanities/Social Sciences Division. Maltese also is dean of the Science/Math Division. The Enriching Lives Performance Award is awarded to faculty members who exemplify one of MCCC’s […]


Bacarella, Bellino win re-election as MCCC Trustees

Incumbent board members William Bacarella and Joseph Bellino won re-election in the race for MCCC Board of Trustees. They are opposed by William Terassi. The unofficial results are: Bacarella – 21,488 Bellino – 18,815 Terassi – 15,195 For a list of the current election results in Monroe County, visit the […]


Ground-breaking held for Solar panel installation

Update: The ground-breaking ceremony was held Monday, Nov. 15. The ceremony took place on the extreme eastern side of the campus, behind the L building and observatory. The solar panel installation is expected to be completed by February. “We plan to invest $100 million in our SolarCurrents program, and we […]


‘Lost boy of Sudan’ speaks at MCCC

Jacob Atem was about 6 years old when he and his cousin traveled away from their village in Marr, Sudan to tend their family’s herd. They were still close enough to see clouds of smoke and hear gunshots as their village burned and their family was murdered. The two boys […]


Chorale, band showcase talent in season opener

The Agora Chorale and College Community Band showcased a blend of international music for the opening night of the 2010-2011 season. Titled “Music Near and Far,” the band played music from a variety of cultures. The Meyer Theatre had more than 500 people in attendance. The audience was first treated […]


Cuisine 1300 opens for fall

Cuisine 1300, the restaurant run by MCCC’s culinary program, opened its doors October 15. Cuisine 1300, which is run by second year culinary student and overseen by instructors Vicki La Valle and Keith Thomas, is located in A-Building near the guidance office. Students work various positions in the restaurant, and […]


MCCC class attends political conference

MCCC was represented by 28 political science students at the annual Michigan Student Political Issues Conference. The conference took place on Oct. 1 at Henry Ford Community College. Colleges from across Michigan were in attendance, with 685 students from six community colleges as well as larger universities like Wayne State […]


MCCC has hidden pond on campus

Surrounded by a canopy of fall’s colored trees is one of the college’s campus treasures, the Hidden Pond. The pond is tucked away in the wooded area behind the East Tech building. To reach it, just cross the wooden bridge over Plum Creek behind the parking lot, turn to the […]


Beatlemania ‘Come Together’ at Meyer Theater

The Beatles returned Monroe to the 1960s Friday night. No, not the real Beatles. The Stars of Beatlemania, an internationally renowned group of performers who imitate the Beatles with their style, clothing, and, of course, their music. “I loved it; they were really good,” Newport resident Debbie Smith said. Smith […]