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MCCC MAKES $50,000 IN EMERGENCY SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS TO ASSIST STUDENTS WITH COMPLETION OF WINTER 2020 COURSES DURING COVID-19 SITUATION

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College is making $50,000 in scholarship support immediately available for students who now unexpectedly need financial assistance to complete the current Winter 2020 Semester due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. Read Press Release

MCCC DONATES, LOANS VITAL MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO LOCAL HOSPITALS

To assist local medical providers in the fight against COVID-19, Monroe County Community College has donated or loaned important preventive supplies and life-saving medical equipment to area hospitals. Read Press Release

MCCC TO OFFER SUMMER SEMESTER FULLY ONLINE TO SERVE COMMUNITY AMID COVID-19 CONCERNS

To best serve students and the community amid concerns about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Monroe County Community College will offer Summer Semester 2020 fully online. Read Press Release

MCCC BOARD APPROVES INCREASES TO TUITION RATES, TECHNOLOGY FEE

At its regular meeting last night, the Monroe County Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved increases to the college's tuition rates and technology fee that will take effect for the Fall 2020 Semester Read Press Release

MCCC CAMPUS TO CLOSE MARCH 20 - APRIL 12 DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

Due to concerns about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Monroe County Community College campus will be closed to all external individuals effective Friday, March 20 through Monda, April 13. This includes Main Campus, Whitman Center and Hurd Road. Read Press Release

MCCC ANNOUNCES COVID-19 UPDATES FOR INSTRUCTION, EVENTS

MONROE, Mich. – In its continuing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, Monroe County Community College is announcing several updates on classroom instruction and events. These include: Read Press Release

MCCC ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO CLASSROOM TEACHING AND LEARNING DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

MONROE, Mich. – In an effort to slow the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19), effective immediately, Monroe County Community College is initiating numerous measures in relationship to classroom teaching and learning, MCCC President Dr. Kojo Quartey and Vice President of Instruction Grace Yackee have announced. Read Press Release

2020 One Book, One Community schedules nearly 30 events in March and April

The One Book, One Community of Monroe County committee has scheduled nearly 30 events during March and April for the community to join the discussion of this year’s book selection, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha. All events are free and open to the public. Read Press Release

DOOBIE BROTHERS TRIBUTE BAND TO PERFORM AT MCCC'S LA-Z-BOY CENTER

MONROE, Mich. – The Doobie Others, comprised of seven of Long Island, NY’s top professional musicians, will recreate the sound and style of the world-famous Doobie Brothers on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Monroe County Community College’s La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater. Read Press Release

IT'S ANTIQUING TIME AGAIN AT MCCC

The 19th annual Antiques in April show--one of the best in the Midwest--will be held April 4 & 5. Over 50 vendors from throughout Michigan and Ohio will be on hand. Read Press Release

MCCC TO HOST WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

Monroe County Community College is hosting numerous events in honor of Women’s History Month. All events are free and open to the public and will be held on the college's Main Campus, 1555 South Raisinville Road in Monroe. Read Press Release

WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR, TAE KWON DO CLASSES OFFERED THIS SPRING AND SUMMER

Monroe County Community College’s Office of Lifelong Learning is offering a Women’s Self-Defense Seminar and several sessions of Tae Kwon Do classes for the spring and summer. Read Press Release

MCCC OFFERING UNIQUE LEADERSHIP SERIES FOR NEW AND SEASONED SUPERVISORS

On March 5 and 6, Monroe County Community College is offering four, one-half day training sessions for new and seasoned supervisors. Interested participants can register for the workshops as a series ($289 for each day (two sessions per day), which includes lunch and refreshments) or for individual, single sessions ($189 each, which includes refreshments). Read Press Release

MCCC’S LIFE SCIENCES BUILDING FEATURED IN NATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL PORTFOLIO HONORING EDUCATION DESIGN EXCELLENCE

Monroe County Community College’s Life Sciences Building has been selected for publication in the American School & University® 2019 Architectural Portfolio. The project was featured in the magazine and also online at www.SchoolDesigns.com. An annual competition honoring education design excellence, the Architectural Portfolio spotlights projects representing today’s most effective learning environments Read Press Release

CONSUMERS ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT SUPPORTS ARTS PROGRAMMING AT MONROE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has received a $5,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation supporting the college’s Cultural Enrichment Series. “Consumers Energy is dedicated to ensuring Michigan’s communities are thriving and have world-class cultural resources. We are pleased to support MCCC’s efforts to provide high-quality cultural arts programming to Monroe County and Southeast Michigan residents,” said Carolyn Bloodworth, Secretary/Treasurer of the Consumers Energy Foundation Read Press Release

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'DOG LOVES BOOKS' TO COME TO LIFE AT MCCC

Louise Yates’ New York Times bestselling children's picture book, “Dog Loves Books,” will come to life onstage next week at Monroe County Community College. The musical, recommended for grades K-3, will take place on Tuesday, Feb, 25 at 7 p.m.,La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater. Read Press Release

Free Scholarship Application Workshops Offered in Advance of March 1 Deadline

The Foundation at MCCC is offering several Scholarship Application Workshops for future and current MCCC students in advance of the March 1 application deadline. Read Press Release

ROTARY CLUB OF MONROE ESTABLISHES 60th ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP AT MCCC

The Rotary Club of Monroe recently made a $27,000 donation to The Foundation at Monroe County Community College to fund scholarships in both the short- and long-term. The donation includes $25,000 to establish the Rotary Club of Monroe Scholarship Read Press Release

MCCC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS

The Monroe County Community College Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomed two new members at its recent meeting, Joel Spotts and John Kuriwchak. Spotts, who graduated from MCCC in 2018 with an associate of science degree Read Press Release

MCCC & VILLAGE OF DUNDEE PARTNER TO BRING OSHA 30 GENERAL INDUSTRY TRAINING TO WEST COUNTY IN MARCH

Monroe County Community College and the Village of Dundee are partnering again to bring important industrial safety training to western Monroe County general industry workers. On four consecutive Wednesdays, beginning March 11 through April 1, the OSHA 30- Hour General Industry Training will be held from Read Press Release