Media Advisory: MCCC Student Honors Symposium & "IMAGES" Reveal on 4/18

WHEN:     Thursday, April 18, 2024, 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

WHERE:   La-Z-Boy Center, MCCC Main Campus, 1555. S. Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI

WHAT:      Monroe County Community College's best and brightest will have the opportunity to shine and share their research and artistry during the annual Student Honors Symposium and 38th issue of "Images" Art & Literary Magazine Reveal celebration. 

The 38th annual issue of MCCC's "IMAGES" Art & Literary Magazine will be revealed. Students will have the opportunity to display their artwork featured in the magazine and share their writing creativity during the event.. The creativity and artistry of 16 student artists and nine different student writers are featured in the publication that is available at

More than 40 students, some of whom are in MCCC's Honors Program, while others were selected or nominated by faculty members, will host 10 - 15 minute presentations, discussions or demonstrations throughout the evening. These sessions are open to the public and the students will be evaluated by faculty teams on their presentations on their research efforts. The Student Honors Symposium will also include several student displays. 

Topics range from Explorations in Sciences (for example, "Benefits of Prescribed Burning" and "Relativity and Time"); Gender and Sexuality (for example "Diminishing Gender Discrimination in the Automotive Industry" and "The Gender Gap of Autism Diagnosis"); Experiential Learning at MCCC (for example, "SolidWorks Program" and "Summer Career Academy in Criminal Justice"); Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color Studies (for example, "A History of African American Literature" and "Mental Health Problems in Latino Communities"); and Technology and Society (for example, "Negative Outcomes of Social Media Usage" and "AI and Artist Copyright Laws").

 More of the topics, student symposium participants and schedule for presentations is available at

About Monroe County Community College 

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at

Marketing & Communications

Joe Verkennes
Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161

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