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MCCC WINS 7 AWARDS FOR MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS EXCELLENCE

Monroe County Community College won seven District 3 Medallion Awards for community college communications yesterday at the District 3 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Medallions ceremony. Read Press Release

TWO WORKSHOPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19 OFFERED AT SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNT THANKS TO CONSUMERS ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT

Monroe County Community College will be hosting two virtual workshops that are targeted for area small businesses. The workshops are being offered at significant discount thanks to a $5,000 grant from Consumers Energy Foundation to the Monroe County Business Development Corporation Read Press Release

MCCC MAKERSPACE TO HOST FREE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

The Monroe County Community College Makerspace will host a free virtual workshop titled “Make & Innovate” on Thursday Oct. 29 from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Read Press Release

RESPIRATORY THERAPY CAREER INFORMATION SESSIONS SCHEDULED

The Respiratory Therapy Program at Monroe County Community College will host RT career information sessions for the public on Thursday, Oct. 15 and Thursday, Nov. 19. The sessions will be offered virtually via Zoom from 3-4 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. on each of those days. Read Press Release

MCCC OFFERS ‘LATE-START’, 8-WEEK COURSES BEGINNING OCT. 19

In response to an unusual number of full class sections for popular online classes this Fall Semester due to increased demand created by COVID-19, Monroe County Community College is offering a slate of “late start” online classes. Read Press Release

OVER $90,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS AND AID AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS FOR WINTER 2021, Application for scholarships accepted Oct. 1 - 30

Students attending Monroe County Community College for the Winter 2021 semester have a unique opportunity to receive tuition and other assistance through a special supplemental scholarship program being provided by The Foundation at MCCC. Read Press Release

MCCC CANDIDATE EVENTS SCHEDULED; ORGANIZERS SEEK QUESTIONS FROM COMMUNITY FOR Q&A FORUMS

Monroe County Community College, in keeping with its tradition of helping to educate the region, is hosting a Meet the Candidates forum Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 and a series of Q&A forums Oct. 14-16. Please see the schedules below for when the candidates are set to appear. Read Press Release

MCCC OFFERING DRONE COURSES THIS FALL

Monroe County Community College is offering area residents the opportunity to learn more about Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more commonly referred to as drones. Read Press Release

MCCC SECURES SECOND NSF GRANT IN LESS THAN THREE YEARS

Monroe County Community College has secured its second six-figure National Science Foundation grant in less than three years. Read Press Release

MCCC LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH FUTURES FOR FRONTLINERS TUITION-FREE INITIATIVE

Monroe County Community College announced today that it will serve as a Frontliners Champion to support the Futures for Frontliners tuition-free program unveiled today by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Read Press Release

MCCC TO SEEK ZERO-INCREASE MILLAGE RENEWAL FOR MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT

Monroe County Community College has placed a request for a zero-increase renewal of its five-year maintenance and replacement millage on the Nov. 3 ballot. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE JOYCE HOAGLAND EBY SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Joyce Hoagland Eby Scholarship to Pamela Antinozzi-Hastings. The $1,750 scholarship is to be used for tuition, books and fees. Read Press Release

MCCC FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ENHANCEMENT GRANTS FOR 2020-21 ELEVEN INITIATIVES RECEIVE FUNDING

Eleven initiatives at Monroe County Community College recently received grant award notification during a virtual awards ceremony hosted by The Foundation at MCCC. The Enhancement Grants Program was created to assist MCCC faculty, staff, and students by providing funding for the development and implementation of innovative projects that support the MCCC Mission. The grants program puts an emphasis on spurring creative and innovative ideas, which have a visible and substantive impact on campus and/or in the community. Read Press Release

MCCC OFFERS POPULAR EXCEL TRAINING SERIES THIS FALL

This fall, Monroe County Community College will be offering the very popular Excel Training series. Read Press Release

MCCC OFFERS 12-WEEK STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

This fall, Monroe County Community College will offer a 12-week Sterile Processing Technician program, a noncredit, medical career training track that awards continuing education units upon completion. Read Press Release

MCCC ANNOUNCES FALL SEMESTER BOOKSTORE PROCEDURES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

In accordance with Governor's Gretchen Whitmer's Executive Order No. 2020.145, please be advised of the following procedures that will be enforced by the MCCC Bookstore for the Fall 2020 Semester in response to COVID-19: Read Press Release

MCCC TO OFFER VIRTUAL TRAINING SESSION ON IMPLICIT BIAS AND REDUCING RACIAL DISPARITIES

Monroe County Community College will offer a training session titled “Implicit Bias: Reducing Racial Disparities Through Understanding” virtually via Microsoft Teams on Aug. 26 from 9-11 a.m. Participants will learn how to define and understand implicit and explicit bias and overcome these biases to help create a more diverse world at work and at home. Read Press Release

MCCC AND SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY TO OFFER ELECTRICAL APPRENTICESHIP CLASS THIS FALL

MONROE, Mich. – Monroe County Community College and the Southeast Michigan Construction Academy will offer an Electrical Apprenticeship Level 1 class this Fall Semester. Students must begin in the Fall Semester and the apprenticeship course continues through the Winter Semester. The course starts Aug. 27. Classes will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at MCCC. Read Press Release

MCCC PARTNERS WITH THE DTE FOUNDATION TO HELP STUDENTS IN NEED TO THRIVE DURING AND BEYOND COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College (MCCC) today announced it received a $1,500 grant from the DTE Foundation to bolster MCC’s Emergency Relief Fund, which helps students – including those financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – continue to work toward achieving their educational and career aspirations. Read Press Release

MCCC ANNOUNCES DEAN'S LIST

Monroe County Community College is pleased to announce the 2020 Winter Semester Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more hours and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Each student who made the Dean’s List is listed in alphabetical order below according to city, township, village or unincorporated community of residence: Read Press Release