News & Press Releases

News & Press Releases

MCCC'S SINGLE LARGEST SCHOLARSHIP DONATION BENEFITS FIRST GROUP OF TWELVE STUDENTS

For twelve very fortunate Monroe County Community College students the cost of a college education was significantly reduced this year because of the generosity of a woman who was in their position nearly 50 years ago. These twelve students from across Monroe County are the first of many groups of students who will benefit from the generosity of Ethel K. (Russeau) Fountain. Read Press Release

RESPIRATORY THERAPY PROGRAM RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED CREDENTIALING SUCCESS AWARD

MCCC's Respiratory Therapy Program recently received one of the highest forms of recognition an RT associate degree program can receive – the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist Credentialing Success Award. Read Press Release

RESPIRATORY THERAPY CAREER INFORMATION SESSIONS SCHEDULED

The Respiratory Therapy Program career information sessions for the public on Thursday, November 21, at 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., 3 - 4:15 p.m. and 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. in the Welch Health Education Building. For more information call (734) 384-4103 or iahmed@monroeccc.edu. Read Press Release

'THANK YOU, VETERANS' EVENT AT MCCC SET FOR VETERANS DAY

Monroe County Community College will host a “Thank You, Veterans” event on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to honor soldiers and their families for their service to our country. Read Press Release

EXPLORING TECHNICAL CAREERS IS FOCUS OF X-TECH OPEN HOUSE

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Monroe County Community College’s Applied Science and Engineering Technology Division will host its annual X-TECH open house from 4-8 p.m. in the Career Technology Center. Read Press Release

STATE OF THE COLLEGE ADDRESS SET FOR NOV. 11

Monroe County Community College President Dr. Kojo A. Quartey will present the State of the College Address to the Community on Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the headquarters of Monroe Bank & Trust. Read Press Release

MITCH RYDER AND THE DETROIT WHEELS TO ZOOM INTO MCCC'S LA-Z-BOY CENTER

Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels will bring their Detroit style of classic rock ‘n’ roll to Monroe County Community College on Saturday, Nov. 9. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater, which is located at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe. Read Press Release

MCCC TO HOST NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS

Monroe County Community College will host an events series in November in honor of Native American History Month. Below is the schedule of events. All are free and open to the public. Read Press Release

VETERANS REMEMBRANCE CELEBRATION SET FOR NOV. 7

The Monroe County Veterans Advisory Board will present a “Veterans Remembrance Celebration” on November 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Monroe County Community College's La-Z-Boy Center. Read Press Release

INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS SET FOR HEALTH CAREER-FOCUSED STUDY ABROAD TRIP

Monroe County Community College will host informational meetings on Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Wednesday, Oct. 30 on its May 2020 Study Abroad Program trip to London and Paris, which is open to MCCC students and community members who are interested in a career in health care. Read Press Release

MCCC AWARDED NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE FUND'S LARGEST GRANT FOR 2019

Monroe County Community College has been awarded the Native American Heritage Fund’s largest grant of 2019 – $199,234 – to create curriculum and a set of immersion experiences for K-12 students that are focused on how to research stories from the Native American perspective, MCCC President Dr. Kojo A. Quartey announced today at a news conference at the college. Read Press Release

MCCC VISITING ARTIST SERIES TO FEATURE ANNA VAN SCHAAP

Monroe County Community College will host a lecture and month-long public display by Anna Van Schaap as part of its Visiting Artist Series. The lecture will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6-8 p.m. in the Atrium of the La-Z-Boy Center on the college’s Main Campus, 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe. Read Press Release

MEDIA ALERT / GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

In partnership with the River Raisin National Battlefield Park and three Native American groups – the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma, the Turtle Island Dream Keepers and the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation – Monroe County Community College has been awarded the Native American Heritage Fund’s largest grant of 2019 and will detail the specifics of the grant project. Read Press Release

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE TO RECREATE TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS' 'DAMN THE TORPEDOS'

Classic Albums Live will recreate the magic of the album that defined Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ musical style and took him into the mainstream during a performance Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Monroe County Community College’s La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater. Read Press Release

Disability Employment Awareness Panel Discussion on Oct. 10

Local professionals and students will discuss the challenges, opportunities and successes those with disabilities have experienced navigating school and work situations on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dining Room of the Administration Building. Read Press Release

QUARTEY AWARDED MICHIGAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Monroe County Community College President Dr. Kojo Quartey has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Michigan Community College Association. Read Press Release

'One Book, One Community' 2020 Book Launch Set for October 9

The One Book, One Community of Monroe County Committee will host a book launch event for this spring’s community read selection –“What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City” by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha – at the Ellis Library and Reference Center on October 9 at 6:30 p.m. Read Press Release

MCCC TO HOST COLLEGE NIGHT OCT. 8

The Monroe County Counselors – in cooperation with Monroe County Community College – will host College Night 2019 on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Welch Health Education Building on the MCCC Main Campus... Read Press Release

Respiratory Therapy Career Information Sessions Oct. 3 & Nov. 11

The respiratory therapy program at Monroe County Community College will host RT career information sessions for the public on Thursday, October 3, and Thursday, November 11. Read Press Release

MCCC Board Approves Contract With Faculty Union

At a special meeting on Friday, the Monroe County Community College Board of Trustees voted to approve a Master Agreement between the Community College District of Monroe County and the MCCC Faculty Association. The Master Agreement was ratified by the Faculty Association on Thursday. Read Press Release