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The Agora honored at MCCPA Press Day

MCCC’s Agora staff members took home a total of 35 awards at the Michigan Community College Press Day awards ceremony Saturday afternoon. The staff as a whole received first place awards for both General Excellence and Online Publication, and fourteen staff members received awards at the ceremony at Henry Ford […]

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‘Ice and Fire’ author talks about new HBO show

New York Times best-selling author George R.R. Martin took a reprieve from writing his newest novel to be a guest at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo this past weekend. Martin, known most for his fantasy novel series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” sat at the Avatar Press booth […]

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Faculty Contract Negotiations Scheduled

Bargaining teams for MCCC and the faculty will meet for the first time April 13 to begin faculty contract negotiations. This is the first meeting where the teams will discuss the next steps in the negotiations process. Chief Negotiator for the faculty Pat Nedry said the faculty has prepared for […]

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Volunteers needed for new Habitat builds

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County could use a helping hand. Beginning in May, two new builds are scheduled and volunteers are needed to help. Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County have helped over 150 people by building simple, affordable homes. Worldwide, Habitat for Humanity volunteers have helped […]

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Antique show has big turnout

The ninth annual Antiques in April show had a huge turnout this past weekend. “Close to 1,000 people showed up today,” said Tom Ryder, Campus and Community Events coordinator at MCCC, on Saturday. Roughly 1,500 total people attended the event. The show was open to the public from 9 a.m. […]

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Volunteers needed for Family Fun Night 2010

Family Fun Night is one of Student Government’s largest events of the year, and they could use your help. The annual family event is an inexpensive and fun evening for families in the community. “We have a lot of things to do including carnival games, giant inflatables, family photos, The […]

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Architects look at sites for new Career Tech building

Two possible locations for MCCC’s proposed new Career Technology Center are north of the Life Sciences building and behind the Health Education building. The potential locations were introduced at the Campus Development Committee’s Wednesday meeting. Video: Tim Bennett presents location options The architectural firm, Hobbs + Black of Ann Arbor, […]

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The Monroe County Big Read Kicks-Off

This year’s Big Read has officially begun. The month-long event started officially with the Kick-Off Celebration Friday night, featuring a Monroe Community Players performance of Our Town, a play written by Thorton Wilder that complements the Big Read book, The Bridge of San Luis Rey. Copies of Our Town and […]