Tag: Students


CARES Act aids both students and campus

The college still has over $395,000 to give away to students. MCCC was granted $1.3 million for COVID-19 relief on April 9. First passed by Congress and signed in to law by the president on March 27, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act gives $2.2 trillion to Americans […]


Hindley creates her own sound

After taking piano lessons from touring musician Ted Sablay of The Killers and releasing her first single, local artist Hindley wants to continue making music. Reese Hindley Johnson, who goes by Hindley as a musician is 14 years old and is a freshman MCMC student. “I started playing piano around […]


Canceled classes impact students and faculty

Editor’s Note: The printed version of this story included a statement from a student regarding a canceled math class. This was a special topics class (MATH-296-01) that was initially canceled but reinstated. However, the class is not a requirement for graduation at MCCC as stated in the article. The student […]


Campus’ disregard of students is too much

The level of disregard this campus has for its students, faculty and organizations astonishes me more and more each day. From poorly timed construction to lackluster equipment, the learning ability students have on campus is horribly disadvantaged. It is my opinion that the administration of this campus has a vast […]


College night helps students see new opportunities

Close to 50 community colleges, universities and vocational schools gathered on campus Oct. 8 to show local students future opportunities. MCCC’s College Night is an event open to all ages but is most popular among late high school students and early college students. Booths are set up with representatives from […]


Pokémon GO Lacks PokéStops at MCCC

Hey, look over there, it’s Pikachu! If you heard that and immediately went for your phone, there’s a good chance you play Pokémon GO, the new augmented reality mobile game from Nintendo and Niantic. The game’s popularity has been riding high since its launch at the beginning of summer. MCCC […]


MCCC solar and beyond

According to Babycz the solar panels will give students a chance to do field work, design, and sales. MCCC students installed solar panels on campus for use in the Renewable Energy program. Alex Babycz, MCCC professor of Construction Management Technology, coordinated the process. All of the parts were sourced […]


Administrators side with transfer faculty

After months of deliberation by faculty, Math 151 will be a general education requirement for most students hoping to earn an Associate’s Degree at MCCC. A laboratory science also will be included as a general education requirement. In a rare occurrence, MCCC President Kojo Quartey and Vice President of Instruction […]


Long bus routes challenging

MCCC student Julia Sneed does not have the privilege of going straight home after her classes. “With all the transfers and everything, it takes about an hour and a half,” she said. The Lake Erie Transit bus schedule has proven inefficient for many students. Students living in downtown Monroe have […]


Older students bring new perspective

Community colleges attract students from all walks of life, often ranging in age from 19 to 69, each with their own unique experiences. Older students can sometimes be the friendliest classmates. They didn’t grow up in an age where everyone texted instead of talked; they’re not afraid to be chatty. […]