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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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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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Honest Conversation about Racism meetings continue

As part of the “An Honest Conversation about Race” series of presentations, Melissa Grey, professor of psychology, discussed the topic Microaggressions and Race on Sept. 10. At least 74 people joined the webinar from the Monroe County community. There have been 5 meetings since May, occurring once a month and […]

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GSA celebrates 10 years at MCCC

This November marks the 10-year anniversary of the Gender & Sexuality Alliance at Monroe County Community College. The group was created by Tom Ryder, MCCC’s Student Activities coordinator, along with Jerry Morse, a former MCCC graphic artist. Ryder said the group was created when a student petition was submitted in […]

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Gender-neutral bathrooms coming soon

Using the restroom is an activity that many people don’t give a second thought. However, for members of the LGBTQ+ community, a bathroom break can mean facing discomfort, stress or even harassment. MCCC is taking steps to become more inclusive by adding gender-neutral bathrooms to both floors of the L […]

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PIG plans on providing solutions

The Psychology Interest Group is working on a secret study which will be unveiled on December, 5. The group is overseen by psychology professors Patrick Wise and Melissa Grey and currently has four student members. Student Ethan Harbaugh is one participant of the group.  “This is actually my first year […]

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Diversity on the rise, yet still lacking

While MCCC has less diversity than other colleges, numbers are on the rise. Since the election of Donald Trump, tensions in the country have been hurtling towards a breaking point. Aside from Trump’s inflammatory comments about Mexicans and women on the campaign trail, things have gotten worse. The tragic events […]