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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 & 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

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

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE MIDWAY PRODUCTS - LYMAN E. HOYT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded The Midway Products – Lyman E. Hoyt Memorial Scholarship to Justin Trout. The $1,300 scholarship is to be used for tuition, books and fees. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS FEDCO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the FEDCO Science and Technology Scholarship to Gregory Bruck and Joshua Gorowski. Each $1,175 scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. Read Press Release

MCCC INVITES COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

MCCC is hosting several events recognition of African American History Month. All of these events are free and open to the public. Read Press Release

Deadline March 1 to Apply for $375,000 in Scholarships for 2020-21

Students who plan to attend MCCC in the 2020-21 academic year can apply through March 1, 2020 for over $375,000 in scholarships with one online application process. Read Press Release

MCCC ANNOUNCES FALL 2019 DEAN'S LIST

Monroe County Community College is pleased to announce the Fall 2019 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 of residence: Read Press Release

Nominations Sought for Alumnus of the Year and College Supporter of the Year

The community is encouraged to submit nominations for Alumnus of the Year by February 7. Nominations for College Supporter of the Year are due March 15. Read Press Release

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

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 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

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