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MCCC OFFERING POPULAR ELECTRICAL APPRENTICESHIP -- LEVEL 1 TRAINING PROGRAM THIS WINTER

Due to extreme demand, Monroe County Community College and the Southeast Michigan Construction Academy will offer an additional Electrical Apprenticeship – Level 1 class that will begin, Tuesday, January 4, 2022, and run through the end of July 2022. Successful students will then begin Electrical Apprenticeship – Level 2 in September of 2022. Read Press Release

Donations to The Foundation at MCCC on Giving Tuesday will be doubled

This #GivingTuesday, November 30, 2021, The Foundation at Monroe County Community College will be participating once again in this global day of giving. Read Press Release

Learn more about upcoming Eastern Europe Study Abroad Trip in May 2022

Community members, students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Study Abroad trip. All Information Sessions will be held via Zoom: Wednesday, November 24; Tuesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 2, 2021. Read Press Release

MCCC TO HOST PESTICIDE REVIEW CLASS DECEMBER 16, 2021

Monroe County Community College and Ned Birkey, MSU Extension Educator Emeritus, will present a Pesticide Training and Review class on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at the Monroe County Community College. The class runs from 9:00am to 4:00pm and costs $35. Read Press Release

Monroe County Community College celebrates 10th anniversary of developing skills for in-demand careers with DTE Energy Foundation

Monroe County Community College (MCCC) and the DTE Energy Foundation today celebrated the 10th anniversary of their partnership in MCCC’s Nuclear Engineering Technology (NUET) Program. The NUET program was established in response to increasing demand for highly skilled professionals in the nuclear power industry in the region including DTE’s Fermi 2 nuclear power plant. Read Press Release

MCCC LAUNCHES FOOD PANTRY, DISTRIBUTES FREE THANKSGIVING MEALS TO NEEDY STUDENTS

This morning, Monroe County Community College officially launched operations of the new MCCC Food Pantry, which is located just off the dining hall of the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building. Read Press Release

HORTICULTURE COURSE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES RETURNS

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, a horticulture course that allows Monroe County students with disabilities aged 18-26 to prepare for meaningful employment in the greenhouse/garden center industry has returned. Read Press Release

MCCC TO HOST GRAND OPENING AND FIRST THANKSGIVING DINNER DISTRIBUTION FOR STUDENTS IN NEED 9 A.M. ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2021

MCCC Food Pantry Grand Opening and initial Thanksgiving Dinner distribution in partnership with Monroe County Opportunity Program. Read Press Release

COMMUNITY MEMBERS, STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF INVITED TO JOIN STUDY ABROAD TRIP TO EASTERN EUROPE IN MAY 2022

Preparations are well underway for the Monroe County Community College short-term Study Abroad trip for May 2022 to explore Business and Culture of Eastern Europe. The 12-day trip is open to students, faculty, staff and the community. Read Press Release

MCCC and SEMCA PARTNER TO BRING FREE REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP FORUM for BUSINESSES TO MONROE AREA on NOVEMBER 18 in CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

Monroe County Community College will host a registered apprenticeship program information session in conjunction with SEMCA Michigan Works on Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the La-Z-Boy Center on MCCC’s main campus, 1555 S. Raisinville Road, Monroe, Michigan Read Press Release

AMERICAN MOTORSPORTS ICON JACK ROUSH TO VISIT, SPEAK AT MCCC

Jack Roush, an American motorsports icon and distinguished automotive entrepreneur who taught at Monroe County Community College roughly five decades ago, will make a short presentation at the college, as well as sign autographs and meet with students, staff and community members, on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. Read Press Release

DON AND PATRICIA ROOF RECOGNIZED AS MCCC’S SUPPORTERS OF THE YEAR

Don and Patricia Roof of Ann Arbor, Michigan, have been recognized as Monroe County Community College’s 2021 Supporters of the Year. The Supporter of the Year Award is presented annually by the MCCC Board of Trustees and awarded at the Monroe Business Development Center's annual Focus on the Future event. Read Press Release

MCCC'S VETERANS ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO HOST VETERAN'S CELEBRATION, 'ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL' NOV. 8

Monroe County Community College's Veterans Advisory Committee will host it's annual Veterens Celebration, "All Gave Some, Some Gave All," on November 8 in the La-Z-Boy Center. Read Press Release

MCCC OFFERING CERTIFIED FIBER OPTIC TECHNICIAN TRAINING JANUARY 3 - 7, 2022

Monroe County Community College is offering three courses to prepare participants for a career in fiber optics. The classes will be held Monday, January 3 and ending on Friday, January 7, 2022. With these three sessions participants will be prepared to work as a Certified Fiber Optic Technician with specialist designation in Testing and Splicing. Read Press Release

MCCC CELEBRATES NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH WITH EVENTS & ACTIVITIES FOR THE COMMUNITY

Monroe County Community College is celebrating Native American Heritage Month 2021 with several events throughout the month of November as part of its Celebrating Diversity initiative. Read Press Release

APPLY BY NOVEMBER 4 FOR OVER $80,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WINTER 2022

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College is making more than $80,000 in scholarships available for students who plan to take classes at MCCC during the Winter 2022 semester that begins Friday, January 7, 2022. Read Press Release

LEARN MORE ABOUT MCCC'S EASTERN EUROPE STUDY ABROAD TRIP IN MAY 2022

MONROE, Mich. – Students, staff, alumni and community members can participate in Monroe County Community College's Study Abroad trip to Eastern Europe in May 2022. Read Press Release

PRESIDENT KOJO A. QUARTEY TO PROVIDE MCCC'S STATE OF THE COLLEGE ADDRESS ON OCTOBER 26, 2021

Monroe County Community College President Dr. Kojo A. Quartey will present the State of the College Address to the Community on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 8 a.m. via Zoom web conferencing. Read Press Release

MCCC WINS 7 MEDALLION AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Earlier this week, Monroe County Community College won one Gold, two Silver and four Bronze Medallion Awards for outstanding achievement in community college marketing communications from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. Read Press Release

MCCC TO HOST DEMONSTRATION, LECTURE BY ANN ARBOR ARTIST CATHY GENDRON

As part of its annual Visiting Artist Series, Monroe County Community College will host a demonstration and lecture by Ann Arbor artist Cathy Gendron on Monday, Oct. 18. Read Press Release