Tag: Board of Trustees


Quartey’s daily messages encourage MCCC employees

To combat the fear and dread the coronavirus pandemic has sparked, Kojo Quartey, president of MCCC, has been sending daily messages of encouragement to all college employees and Board of Trustee members. Quartey said he wants the messages to act as “a common thread” to keep staff, faculty and administration […]


East West Tech renamed to honor college founders

The East and West Tech Buildings have a new name after the Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 24. The Board approved a recommendation from Kojo Quartey, MCCC president, that proposed renaming the two buildings Founders Hall. Sue Wetzel, vice president of Administration, said Founders Hall is supposed to honor the […]


Board of Trustees candidates

Board of Trustees candidates, from left, Gerald Williams, Jack Schwab, Darrell Moore, Krista Lambrix, David Kubiske, and David Heilman. The MCCC Board of Trustees is replacing two seats. To help residents with their decision at the ballot box Nov. 6, a forum was held Thursday evening in the A Building. […]


Board told enrollment down 11 students

At the MCCC Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 26, they announced enrollment is only down 11 students from last fall. Mark Hall, director of Admissions and Guidance Services, credits the leveled enrollment to the Direct College classes that were established this year in five high schools and the Board of Trustees Merit […]


Feldman, Mason voted as new Board members

President Kojo Quartey talks to newly elected board member Aaron Mason. In a special Board of Trustees meeting Monday night, two new board members were chosen. Seven candidates were interviewed to fill vacancies left by William J. Bacarella and William H. Braunlich. The candidates included David Heliman, Aaron Mason, […]


Millage fails, tuition raised

Tuition for the 2015 fall semester at MCCC has been increased 7 percent. "Voters voted against the millage; one consequence is to raise tuition," President Kojo Quartey said. The Board of Trustees, meeting on Tuesday, April 7, unanimously agreed to raise tuition for a Monroe County resident from $95 to $102 […]


Board member proposes ways to balance budget

Shutting down the Whitman Campus location this coming fall was one proposal made to the Strategic Financial Planning Committee by MCCC board member Bill Braunlich. It was one of four proposals Braunlich made at the Monday, March 23 Board of Trustees meeting. He proposed that there should be investigation of […]


Students make presentation at MCCC board meeting

This month at the MCCC Board of Trustees meeting a new program was introduced by MCCC’s Student Government. Other topics discussed at the meeting included contracts of professors, calendar dates and holiday breaks The new program starting this month with student government members attending the board meeting to report on their […]


Voters deny millage request

Photo taken by Julia Wells MCCC's first millage request in 34 years has been denied by Monroe County voters. The results of 60.7% votes against the proposal to 39.3% in support came late on Tuesday, Nov. 4. MCCC President Kojo Quartey said he was disappointed in both voter turnout and […]


MCCC asks voters for millage

For the first time in 34 years, voters will have the opportunity to vote on a millage proposal for MCCC in the November 2014 election. “We haven’t had a millage since 1980,” President Kojo Quartey said. “We’ve been around for 50 years, we have buildings that are crumbling — East […]