News & Press Releases

News & Press Releases

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

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

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 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

MCCC’S MAIN CAMPUS REOPENS

Monroe County Community College reopened its Main Campus yesterday after being closed for nearly three months due to concerns about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), but certain limitations will be maintained. Read Press Release

MCCC AWARDS PERFORMING MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Monroe County Community College has awarded performing music scholarships (band and choir) to 10 area student musicians.The scholarships cover tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 academic year. Scholarship recipients are participating in either the MCCC College/Community Symphony Band or Agora Chorale. Read Press Release

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

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE KIMBERLY REAUME MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Kimberly Reaume Memorial Scholarship to Arianna McNew. The $850 scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees and books. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the American Legion Riders Scholarship to R. Levi Couch. The $500 scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees and books. Read Press Release

THE FOUNDATION AT MCCC AWARDS THE KIRWEN AND KARAU SCHOLARSHIP

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Kirwen and Karau Scholarship to Isabelle Joly. The $1,400 scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees and books. Read Press Release