Tag: Kojo Quartey

News

Criminal justice program plans expansion

Fully immersed in realistic training scenarios, the MILO Range Simulator offers training in de-escalation to equip police officers with the appropriate skills to tackle any situation. Dan Wood, assistant professor of criminal justice, visited a MILO Simulator on Jan. 28 to get the full experience of the training program. Wood […]

Features News

What the millage renewal means for MCCC

Campus structure and safety improvement plans for the next few years are underway. MCCC’s Maintenance and Improvement Millage was renewed on Nov. 3 passing with a 60.4% margin. Phase 2 of the millage can now begin in 2021 as planned. MCCC President Kojo Quartey said the first priority projects include […]

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The Department of Education extends Clery Report deadline

Campus security reports are typically out by this time of year, though 2020 has changed that. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Education has extended the deadline for the Clery Report from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31. Laura Egan, senior director of programs at the Clery Center, said […]

Opinion

A silent moderating struggle behind the screen

It was Oct. 16 at 5:30 p.m. when I sat in front of my laptop. In 30 minutes MCCC would be hosting a Q&A forum for some community candidate positions over Zoom. Meanwhile, the rest of the moderator team and I would be working through Teams. It had been months […]

Features

MCCC millage renewal draws nearer

Volunteers from the college went door-to-door in 2016 to gain support for a maintenance and improvement millage. This year, the pandemic changed that. Instead, President Kojo Quartey visited various business, governmental, civic and political leaders to ask for their support. In 2016, voters approved an 85-cent maintenance and improvement millage, […]

Features

Student success is new VP’s focus

MCCC is making changes to ensure a larger focus on student success. With these changes, Scott Behrens has been hired as MCCC’s new vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success. Behrens replaces former VP Randy Daniels who retired Feb. 28 after 25 years at MCCC. Behrens holds over 25 […]

Features

Former adviser Dan Shaw passes away at 68

Dan Shaw, former MCCC professor of journalism and Agora adviser, died unexpectedly during a basketball game Sept. 28. Shaw was 68 years old. President Kojo Quartey called an all-campus meeting Sept. 29 to break the news to faculty and staff. Shaw was the faculty adviser to the Agora from 2008-2019, […]