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RESPIRATORY THERAPY CAREER INFORMATION SESSIONS SCHEDULED AT MCCC ON FEB. 13

The Respiratory Therapy Program at Monroe County Community College will host RT career information sessions for the public on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Three sessions will be offered at 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., 3 - 4:15 p.m. and 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. The information sessions will be in Room 157 or 159 of the Welch Health Education Building, located on the main campus of MCCC, 1555 S. Raisinville Road in Monroe. Read Press Release

MCCC REGISTERED NURSING PROGRAM RANKED NO. 1 IN MICHIGAN

MONROE, Mich. – NursingProcess.org has ranked Monroe County Community College’s Registered Nursing program No. 1 in Michigan for 2020. Based on its ranking methodology, after thoroughly analyzing 72 schools approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing, the online guide to nursing and healthcare education ranked the best schools at which to pursue an associate degree program in nursing. Read Press Release

INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS SET FOR 2021 HEALTH CARE-FOCUSED STUDY ABROAD TRIP

Monroe County Community College will host informational meetings on Wednesday, January 22 on its 2021 Study Abroad Program trip to London and Paris, which is open to MCCC students and community members who are interested in learning about health care in those countries. Read Press Release

MCCC TO HONOR DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WITH DIVERSITY WEEK EVENTS

Monroe County Community College will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to racial justice and equality with Diversity Week events from Jan 21-24. Diversity Week is sponsored by the MCCC Diversity Committee. All events are free and open Read Press Release

MCCC OFFERS CERTIFIED NURSING AIDE COURSE, NEW STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

This winter, Monroe County Community College will offer a four-week Certified Nursing Aide course and a new, 12-week Sterile Processing Technician program. Both are noncredit, medical career training tracks. Each awards continuing education units upon completion. The CNA course, offered in partnership with ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital and Michigan Works! American Job Read Press Release

NATIONALLY TOURING, HOMEGROWN COMEDIAN ANDY PETERS TO PERFORM AT MCCC

Nationally touring comedian Andy Peters, who hails from Monroe, will return home to perform his stand-up act at Monroe County Community College on Saturday, Feb. 1. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s La-Z-Boy Center, which is located on the Main Campus, 1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe. Read Press Release

MCCC RECEIVES LARGEST INDIVIDUAL GIFT IN ITS HISTORY

Monroe County Community College has received the largest donation by an individual in its 55-year history. At a ceremony held today at Monroe County Community College, Gary J. Vajcner, a local businessman and philanthropist, donated $1.1 million to The Foundation at MCCC in memory of his wife, Patricia A. Vajcner, and in tribute to the life they built together. Read Press Release

MEDIA ALERT: $1.1 MILLION GIFT AND FACILITIES NAMING ANNOUNCEMENT

Local businessman and philanthropist Gary Vajcner will make the largest donation by an individual to Monroe County Community College in its 55-year history. MCCC officials will detail how the funds will be used, as well as announce the naming of two facility spaces in recognition of the gift. Read Press Release

MCCC AWARDED $330,000 IN GRANTS FROM DTE ENERGY FOUNDATION

Monroe County Community College has been awarded two grants totaling $330,000 from the DTE Energy Foundation to improve access to educational and employment opportunities in Monroe County, with special focus on underserved populations, MCCC President Dr. Kojo A. Quartey and DTE Energy Foundation manager Dana Williams announced at news conference tonight. The first grant of $300,000 will be used by the college over a three-year period to recruit and retain approximately 1,500 students studying in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through a new STEM Scholars Program. Read Press Release

DUELING PIANOS INTERNATIONAL TO PERFORM AT MCCC'S LA-Z-BOY CENTER

Dueling Pianos International will perform at Monroe County Community College’s La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The La-Z-Boy Center is located on MCCC’s Main Campus at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe. Read Press Release

MCCC AWARDED $10,000 GRANT FROM FIFTH THIRD BANK TO SUPPORT VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Monroe County Community College has been awarded a $10,000 grant from Fifth Third Bank to support the college’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. The announcement was made this afternoon at a news conference at MCCC's La-Z-Boy Center. Read Press Release

MEDIA ALERT / GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Monroe County Community College will announce details on a $10,000 grant the college has been awarded by from Fifth Third Bank to support its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Read Press Release

MEDIA ALERT / MAJOR GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Monroe County Community College has been awarded two grants totaling $330,000 from the DTE Energy Foundation to improve access to educational and employment opportunities in the Monroe County, with special focus on underserved populations. Read Press Release

MCCC'S SINGLE LARGEST SCHOLARSHIP DONATION BENEFITS FIRST GROUP OF TWELVE STUDENTS

For twelve very fortunate Monroe County Community College students the cost of a college education was significantly reduced this year because of the generosity of a woman who was in their position nearly 50 years ago. These twelve students from across Monroe County are the first of many groups of students who will benefit from the generosity of Ethel K. (Russeau) Fountain. Read Press Release

RESPIRATORY THERAPY PROGRAM RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED CREDENTIALING SUCCESS AWARD

MCCC's Respiratory Therapy Program recently received one of the highest forms of recognition an RT associate degree program can receive – the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist Credentialing Success Award. Read Press Release

RESPIRATORY THERAPY CAREER INFORMATION SESSIONS SCHEDULED

The Respiratory Therapy Program career information sessions for the public on Thursday, November 21, at 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., 3 - 4:15 p.m. and 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. in the Welch Health Education Building. For more information call (734) 384-4103 or iahmed@monroeccc.edu. Read Press Release

'THANK YOU, VETERANS' EVENT AT MCCC SET FOR VETERANS DAY

Monroe County Community College will host a “Thank You, Veterans” event on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to honor soldiers and their families for their service to our country. Read Press Release

EXPLORING TECHNICAL CAREERS IS FOCUS OF X-TECH OPEN HOUSE

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Monroe County Community College’s Applied Science and Engineering Technology Division will host its annual X-TECH open house from 4-8 p.m. in the Career Technology Center. Read Press Release

STATE OF THE COLLEGE ADDRESS SET FOR NOV. 11

Monroe County Community College President Dr. Kojo A. Quartey will present the State of the College Address to the Community on Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the headquarters of Monroe Bank & Trust. Read Press Release

MITCH RYDER AND THE DETROIT WHEELS TO ZOOM INTO MCCC'S LA-Z-BOY CENTER

Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels will bring their Detroit style of classic rock ‘n’ roll to Monroe County Community College on Saturday, Nov. 9. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater, which is located at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe. Read Press Release