Tag: COVID-19

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Pandemic concerns put bake sale on hold

The writing fellows were planning to hold a bake sale this month on campus. With many concerns about the pandemic and high case numbers, Lori Jo Couch, the Writing Center adviser, has tabled the idea of a bake sale for the time being. “I am on hold for the bake sale,” […]

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“No playbook on pandemic”
College vaccination policy in development

Adults who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are 17 times more likely to be hospitalized compared to vaccinated adults, according to a study conducted this year. MCCC President Kojo Quartey’s mother was affected by these hospitalizations from the pandemic.  “Because she had a stroke, she needed to be hospitalized, but […]

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Monroe County continues to combat COVID-19

Monroe has become a hot spot for COVID-19 cases in the last few months. As a result, the community continues to try and keep up with these changes and keep residents safe. Schools in the Monroe County area have been affected by the case increases. Schools like Monroe High School […]

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MCCC continues fight against COVID-19

Buildings and classrooms on MCCC are looking and running differently to help keep students and faculty safer with new precautions for COVID-19. While most classes have been moved to online formats to keep students and staff safer, there are still a few classes that remain in-person on campus, implementing precautions […]

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MCCC works towards diversity, equity and inclusion

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Center is being created on campus to celebrate cultural diversity and provide community resources. Melissa Grey, professor of psychology, said the DEI task force plans to do this by putting student clubs at the center of programming and bringing in speakers. The task force wants […]

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MCCC Bookstore Moves to eCampus

The MCCC Bookstore that has helped students get the resources they need for their classes soon will not house books any longer. Students have no reason to worry because the bookstore will be replaced with a website set up through eCampus just in time for the upcoming Summer Semester. The […]

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COVID-19 vaccine clinic arrives at MCCC

Monroe County Health Department staff and several other volunteers are providing COVID-19 vaccines in the H Building gymnasium. Clinic organizer Bridget Huss said the Health Department selected MCCC to host vaccine distribution because it is in a central location in the county. Although the clinic is open to any resident […]

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LAL rebrands as Student Success Center

The Student Success Center’s main goal is proactivity for the success of the student. Previously known as the Learning Assistance Lab, or LAL, the center has recently been rebranded into this new division, all made possible through the funding of the DTE Energy Foundation. Programs offered by the Student Success […]

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MCCC finishes Fall Semester through remote courses

MCCC announced the rest of the Fall Semester will remain online. This announcement came following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the recent Department of Health and Human Services Emergency Pause Order. MCCC had previously enacted a three-week shift to online courses in response to the initial order which saw on-campus […]