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Miss Monroe County comes full circle

18-year-old Monroe County Community College freshman Kendall Comer is busy keeping up on her studies and fulfilling her duties as Miss Monroe County.  Kendall started competing in pageants when she was 9 and ran for Junior Miss Monroe County.  “I was constantly seeing all of the teens and the misses […]

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Nursing program seeks reaccreditation

On Sept 7 through Sept 9, the Accreditation Commission for Education and Nursing visited MCCC. This is part of the beginning stage in the reaccreditation process for the Registered Nurse program, as well as the Registered Nurse to Practicing Nurse program. “We passed that first step with flying colors,” said […]

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College newsletter aims to solve students’ email fatigue

“MCCC Happenings” is a new monthly newsletter created by the Enrollment Management and Student Success team. Vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success Scott Behrens said the team produced it in an effort to reduce the volume of emails students receive. “Instead of inundating students with emails, I want […]

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Spending a short time, learning so much

One brief semester ago, I was not familiar with AP Style, the excitement of doing an interview or the unnecessary restraint of omitting the Oxford comma, despite being tempted to add one to this very sentence. The newsroom is a place I have come to love. I am excited to […]

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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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My self-efficacy — saying goodbye is hard

I am not a humble person. That’s not to say I am a boastful person either. Rather, I am self-depreciating or effacing to a fault. I do not enjoy taking pride in my work. When looking at an end result, I am only able to see the flaws and what […]

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Overall MCCC tuition increases by 2%

College tuition rates have recently been approved to go up starting in the Fall 2021 Semester. In a 4-2 vote, a tuition increase was approved by the Board of Trustees in a meeting held March 23. The Board of Trustees chair Lynette Dowler was contacted to hear what the Board […]

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Learning from successors’ legacies

No amount of detail in records can compare to the words of those who lived through that history. The MCCC Oral History Project gives an opportunity to learn about the history of the college from those who shaped the institution and made it where it is today. Josh Myers, executive […]

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GSA leads OBOC community discussion

A recent roundtable discussion brought together MCCC’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance and others to cover their favorite parts, of Brit Bennett’s “The Vanishing Half.” Specifically, the relationships and the themes of gender and identity. “The Vanishing Half” was chosen for this year’s One Book, One Community program, tackling identity issues […]