Tag: Monroe County Community College

building with trees out front, viewed from a side walk

MCCC Campbell Academic Center undergoes major renovations

The MCCC Campbell building originally opened in 1968 as the college’s Campbell Learning Resource Center. Since then, it has undergone some major changes, decided upon by the executive team. These new renovations were put in place in hopes to make the building more student friendly, and accessible to all. With […]


Campus services available yet meetings still uncertain

Despite MCCC’s limited on-campus interaction, various resources and newly renovated facilities will still be available to students this Fall Semester. President Kojo Quartey first announced in May that the Fall 2020 Semester would consist of mostly remote online classes. Student services online and in-person Ryan Rafko, director of Admissions and […]


Matthew Bird-Meyer, Adviser

My first newspaper job was in 1997 when I worked as the sports editor for a small semiweekly community newspaper in Missouri. But I wasn’t just covering sports. The paper’s editorial staff was composed of me and the news editor, so that meant we both had a lot of work […]


Cheryl Johnston was destined to teach

Cheryl Johnston reads a list of options for events from One Book, One Community. In a school full of talented and exceptional professors, Cheryl Johnston stands out. Johnston, Assistant Professor of English and Reading, is retiring at the end of the Winter 2017 semester. Along with being a respected educator, […]


Hope after addiction

Cheri Peters grew up seeing the type of evil that is normally only reserved for fictionalized horror. As the final event of Women’s History Month, Peters, host of the television program “Celebrating Life in Recovery,” and founder of a non-profit organization that provides recovery, spoke about her life and struggles as an addict.. Born to a […]


Textbook prices discourage students

Tuition is not the only major expense that students have to consider when it comes to enrolling in college. The cost of textbooks, which often run upwards of $200 or more per book, can leave students feeling discouraged. “It’s frustrating,” said business student Marissa Sawyer. “My total cost of books […]


MCCC will miss Ted Vassar

From left, students Skyler Prevanas and Christin Kern, Ted Vassar, and students Kathleen O'Brian, Kathryn Beland, Noelle Fragner, and Alan McKee.   Art professor Ted Vassar enriched the lives of students in his classroom every day.   “Ted is an inspiration to the students and a trusted friend,” said […]


Student IDs

Student IDs will be taken on the main campus in the fitness center (located in the Health Education Building). Tuesday through Thursday, January 17, 18, 19 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Friday, January 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.    Monday through Thursday, January 23, 24, 25, 26 […]


Presidential candidate speaks on campus

​ Gov. John Kasich speaks to supporters at Monroe County Community College Presidential candidate John Kasich made a pit stop at Monroe County Community College during his political campaign Monday, March 7. The town hall-style meeting was held in the atrium of the La-Z-Boy Center the day before Michigan's primary […]