Tag: MCCC

Features

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 […]

News

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 […]

Features Opinion

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 […]

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Student Government plans virtual talent show

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Monroe County, Student Government is in the process of planning around the restrictions for social gatherings. Nicholas Manor, president of Student Government, said their goal is to find unique ways to keep MCCC students engaged in the community while also keeping everyone safe. One […]

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MCCC and MCMC change graduation plans

Graduation ceremonies across campus have gone through several revisions over the past year due to COVID-19’s impact and its restrictions. If students have been following along with the recent emails regarding MCCC graduation, they know that many changes have been made. Monroe County Middle College (MCMC) students have also been […]

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MCCC food desert receives oasis; The Foundation develops food pantry

MCCC is in a food desert. The Monroe County Opportunity Program (MCOP) conducted a study that found that residents who live near MCCC have a hard time accessing healthy, affordable food. Sixteen percent of students who attend MCCC reported “very low” food security in the 2021 study conducted by Trellis Research. The Foundation at MCCC is creating a food pantry with the […]

CARES Act News

MCCC receives $650K for student success

Deciding to stay in college to prepare for a better future, or instead, take on more work to provide for immediate financial needs, is a difficult dilemma, especially amid the hardships of the worldwide COVID–19 pandemic. MCCC student Emilee Breitner said when MCCC went virtual she had to share laptop […]