Tag: Graduation


MCCC’s 56th annual Commencement
Class of 2023

Caps and gowns were adorned, diplomas were passed, and celebrations were held as the MCCC class of 2023 walked across the stage at the 56th annual commencement ceremony. Grace Yackee, vice president of Instruction, announced Wendy Wysocki as the Honorary Grand Marshal of commencement. Graduates Jewell Mason and Marie […]


No commencement, but plenty of perseverance

This article was originally published in and is used courtesy of the Monroe News Perhaps we should add the letter “P” to Monroe County Community College’s student transcripts this year. That’s “P” as in perseverance. To state that “It’s been a long haul” for them to complete their winter 2020 […]


MCCC graduation postponed

The spread of coronavirus has forced MCCC to postpone the 2020 graduation.  Tracy Vogt, registrar of MCCC, said graduation was originally scheduled for 7 p.m May 1 in the Welch Health Education Building.  Vogt said caps and gowns have not been purchased, and information regarding gown pickup will be sent […]


MCCC graduates new class of nurses

MCCC’s Registered Nursing Program alumni base grew Dec. 18. 25 students were pinned as registered nurses at Meyer Theater Wednesday night in front of a crowd of over 50 people. “While I’m sure many of you wondered whether you were going to live through nursing school, you did,” said Kimberly […]


MCCC celebrates its 52 commencement

Photo by Vanessa Ray  Graduate Ali Mutahr kisses his son Mutahr Ali during Monroe County Community College's 52nd Commencement Friday evening. The cool, damp, cloudy day didn’t drag down the spirit of MCCC’s 2019 graduating class. Held on May 3, MCCC celebrated the graduation of over 350 students. The College/Community […]


Graduating culinary arts students host their final campus event

Bittersweet is how Chef Kevin Thomas described the afternoon as he named off another group of graduated chefs. Families and MCCC administration joined in the cafeteria Wednesday evening to honor and congratulate the newly certified chefs as well as sample some of their finest creations as they catered their last […]


Raise a glass for the college grads

Members of Monroe County Community College's Class of 2017. Surrounded by family and friends, MCCC celebrated the hard work and dedication of 420 graduating students. Held on a cool April 28 evening, the 2017 commencement ceremony was full of happiness, inspiration, and humor. This year’s graduation was special in that […]


Graduation Set for May 1 in Health Building

MCCC’s graduating class of 2015 will send their caps flying in the Health Education Building on Friday, May 1, at 7 p.m. Through April 21, 182 students have signed up to participate in the ceremony. “I’m going to miss them all,” Registrar Tracy Vogt said. Lana Shryock, retiring professor of […]


Change to Gen-Ed Requirements

MCCC is moving foward with changes in the courses needed for graduation. College faculty have been working for a half-dozen years to rewrite the general education requirements students have to meet to graduate. A glitche discovered last winter threatened to derail the process, but a compromise seems to have saved […]