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MCCC TO NEW, CURRENT STUDENTS: ‘LIFE HAS CHANGED, YOUR PLANS DON’T HAVE TO’

Fall Registration is Open; College Offering Online, 'Hybrid' Courses Monroe County Community College leaders have a reassuring message for prospective and current MCCC students: Despite all the uncertainty created by COVID-19, they can still work toward meeting their higher educational and career goals this fall. Read Press Release

LORI JO COUCH AND IAN DIXON NAMED OUTSTANDING FACULTY OF THE YEAR

Each year Monroe County Community College students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to nominate faculty members for the annual MCCC Outstanding Faculty Member award. This year two very highly regarding English instructors have been selected for the honor. Read Press Release

MCCC STUDENTS WIN JOURNALISTIC RECOGNITION AT STATE LEVEL

Once again, Monroe County Community College’s student newspaper, Agora, has been recognized as one of the state’s best collegiate publications.Agora, under the guidance of MCCC faculty member Matthew Bird-Meyer, and the newspaper’s editorial and reporting staff won nine awards in the annual Michigan Community College Press Association’s annual competition, including third place General Excellence in the Division 2 category. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE HELEN M. AND EUGENE W. BEACH NURSING/RT SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Helen M. and Eugene W. Beach Nursing/Respiratory Therapy Scholarship to Maria Brinkey, Kelli Demick, Brynn DuVall, Erin Maier and Stephanie Stevens. Each $2,300 scholarship is to be used for tuition and fees. Read Press Release

COVID-19 UPDATE: SUSPENSION OF REGISTRATION FOR ON-GROUND CLASSES EXTENDED; STUDENTS CAN STILL REGISTER FOR ONLINE AND BLENDED CLASSES

MONROE, Mich. – Due to continuing concerns about COVID-19, Monroe County Community College has extended its suspension of registration for fully on-ground Fall Semester classes into early next week; however, students can still register for online and blended classes – classes that are primarily online with limited on-ground attendance. Read Press Release

MCCC, BDC PARTNER TO OFFER BUSINESSES ONLINE TRAINING SERIES ON ‘WORKING AND MANAGING REMOTELY’

Monroe County Community College’s Office of Workforce Development and the Monroe County Business Development Corporation have partnered to offer an online, noncredit training series titled “Working and Managing Remotely” to local businesses and other organizations. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE LaVERNE B. NORTON SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the LaVerne B. Norton Scholarship to Amy DeGrand, Kari Foster, Brittany Good, Kristina Gucwa, Tiffany Keck, Madison Keesee, Emilia Lewandowski, Leah Robinson, Jordan Self, Ashley Shankleton, Ashley Stevenson and Madeline Thomas. Each $2,050 scholarship is to be used for tuition, books, and fees. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE KAREN KARAU-COLLINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Karen Karau-Collins Memorial Scholarship to David McNew. The $1,750 scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees, supplies and books. Read Press Release

COVID-19 Update: SUMMER PORTION OF PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM POSTPONED UNTIL FALL, NO NEW COHORT FOR WINTER

MONROE, Mich. – Due to limitations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Monroe County Community College has postponed the Summer Semester portion of its Practical Nursing certificate program curriculum until the Fall 2020 Semester and will not admit a new cohort of students into the program for Winter Semester 2021. 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 Breanna Birkenhier and Jamie Stewart. Each $1,750 scholarship is to be used for tuition, books and fees. Read Press Release

MCCC MAKES COVID-19 EMERGENCY GRANTS AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS VIA CARES ACT

Monroe County Community College has made emergency financial assistance via the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act available to current and prospective students who have been financially affected by the transition to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE DAVID L. McINTYRE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the David L. McIntyre Memorial Scholarship to Troy Vajcner of Monroe. The $2,800 scholarship is to be used for tuition, books and fees. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE ETHEL K. (RUSSEAU) FOUNTAIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Ethel K. (Russeau) Fountain Endowed Scholarship to Timothy Burns, Jazlyn Clark, Douglas Dolezal, Dominic Hall, Jessica Hutson, Hakim Kartti, Cody Leach, Caleb Nisley, Nathan Nisley, Scott O’Grady, John Robbins, Destiny Watkin and Bradford Zapor. Each $2,250 scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees and books. Read Press Release

MCCC Faculty and Staff Fabricate Face Shields and Secure PPE Thanks to Donations from Partners and Employees

Monroe County Community College’s new Makerspace facility has been a hive of activity as faculty and staff have been called into action to produce face shields and secure other essential PPE (personal protective equipment) to support the efforts to protect frontline personnel fighting COVID-19. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE PERRY SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Perry Scholarship to Sophia Ford. The $2,200 scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees and books. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE WILLIAM E. RUPP SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the William E. Rupp Scholarship to Jacob Hugo and Autumn Palmer. Each $2,000 scholarship is to be used for tuition, books and fees. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE MONROE COUNTY EXCHANGE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Monroe County Exchange Club Scholarship to Colton Hirst of Monroe. The $1,250 scholarship is to be used for tuition, books and fees. Read Press Release

REMOTE OR COMBINATION OF REMOTE/HYBRID FORMATS BEING CONSIDERED FOR ALL FALL CLASSES

Due to continuing concerns about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Monroe County Community College is exploring the possibility of offering 100 percent of classes via remote formats or a combination of online and hybrid formats for the Fall Semester, said Dr. Kojo A. Quartey, president. Read Press Release

MCCC BOARD MEETING TO BE HELD VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE ON APRIL 27

The Monroe County Community College Board of Trustees will hold its April regular meeting via video conference due to COVID-19. Read Press Release

REGISTERED NURSING PROGRAM APPLICATION DATE MOVED TO JULY 6; TWO ATI TEAS TESTING DATES CANCELLED

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Monroe County Community College has moved back the application deadline for the Registered Nursing program by slightly more than a month and cancelled two of four upcoming ATI TEAS, or Test of Essential Academic Skills, dates on campus. Read Press Release