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Whitman Center celebrates Native American Heritage Month

To celebrate November’s Native American Heritage month, the Whitman Center has an exhibit of Pow Wow Portraits. This exhibit, containing 22 portraits from the Michigan State University Museum, will be on display through Dec. 3. The purpose of the exhibit is to show American Indians dressed in contemporary traditional clothing. […]

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Traditions of Thanksgiving

In Autumn of 1621, the first Thanksgiving of the United States was held in Plymouth.  There where 53 known Pilgrims who survived the Mayflower excursion from England to America. They arrived in December of 1620.   After the territorial fighting between the Pilgrims and the American Indians, they began to see […]

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MCCC Offers Alternate Payment Plans

With hard times hitting many, MCCC offers ways to help save students money while taking classes. The automatic payment plan is a way for students to enroll in classes, and not have to pay the full tuition upfront. For a $40 non-refundable enrollment fee, students can use the automatic payment […]

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Paging Dr. Cullen…

Frenchtown Square Mall celebrated its grand reopening Saturday, Nov. 14, with a special guest  from the Twilight movies.  After months of renovations, the mall celebrated its reopening with Peter Facinelli, the actor who plays Dr. Carlisle Cullen.  New Moon, the sequel to the popular movie Twilight, opens Nov. 20. Since […]

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MCCC gets summer makeover

MCCC admissions student assistant Courtney Salliotte got a little change of scenery for the past few weeks.Several buildings on campus received a makeover this summer.To improve the services offered to students, the Admissions, Registration, Switchboard and Cashier areas of the A Building were renovated. The Admissions Office was temporarily relocated […]

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Views differ on Pell grant – pro

Tuition paid in full? Check. Books and supplies– such as pencils, notebooks, flash drives and calculators all also paid in full? Check. Some students still angry about their financial aid? Check?  Semester after semester, year after year, a number of Federal Pell Grant recipients have their higher education paid in […]

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Frog Leg heads to Whitman

Hungry students at the Whitman Center will soon have a place to go for food.The Frog Leg Inn Bistro will open a Grab-N-Go eatery on the Whitman campus in September. “They will serve fresh coffee, hot soup, fresh fruit, sandwiches, and other quick foods,” Sandy Kosmyna, Director of the Whitman […]

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Whitman honors disabilities

For the Director of the Whitman Center, Sandy Kosmyna, the month of September is more than heading back to school and the beginning of fall. September is disability awareness month at the Whitman Center. “I’m on the diversity committee,” Kosmyna said. “We picked disability awareness because it’s a diversity issue […]

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Views differ on Pell Grant – con

As most know, Pell Grant checks aren’t being given out until the last week of October.For any student not receiving financial aid to attend MCCC, this poses no problem.  To those who do receive financial aid like me, you are living in a world of hurt right now. MCCC made […]

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New school helps students grow in knowledge

The Learning Bank Network, a collaboration of educational institutions taking over an old Monroe Bank and Trust branch, launched Wednesday with its first orientation. The Learning Bank is an institution that will help members of the community 18 and older grow in knowledge and gain more skill that is expected to […]