Tag: Scott Behrens

Above, a rendering shows the designed common space for students that outlooks the fountains outside the C building. Below, the progress of where the space will be built is displayed.
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MCCC changes library’s department, design and direction

As the library’s facilities are being upgraded to further aid students’ success, the library director position has been broadened and renamed to the Director of Student Success. The director position is new to MCCC, but the idea was considered by administration in the past, said Vice President of Enrollment Management […]

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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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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 […]

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New programs lead to increased to winter enrollment

In the 2021 Winter Semester, enrollment is up by 3%. Typically, enrollment will increase in the fall and stay the same or decrease in the winter. The total number of students currently enrolled is 2,380, which is up from 2,312 compared to the 2020 Fall Semester. MCCC ranks third in […]

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Michigan Reconnect gives free tuition to in-state adults

The ability to earn a college degree can now be a practically finance-free endeavor for many individuals. Michigan Reconnect is a program that allows all Michigan residents 25 years and older to receive free tuition in pursuit of an associates degree or program certificate if they have not already acquired […]

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LAL rebrands as Student Success Center

The Student Success Center’s main goal is proactivity for the success of the student. Previously known as the Learning Assistance Lab, or LAL, the center has recently been rebranded into this new division, all made possible through the funding of the DTE Energy Foundation. Programs offered by the Student Success […]

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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 […]

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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 […]