Archive for October, 2013

Muskegon Community College

Why A Downtown Presence For MCC?

Posted by on 10.21.13 in 2013 Ballot Question

I am often asked about why MCC is pursuing a downtown presence. Here is my take: If we need additional or replacement space, why not build the space where it is most cost effective and where it will have the highest economic impact? Integrating additional space in the community will directly support the community component […]

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Muskegon Community College

Why Do We Need To Expand?

Posted by on 10.21.13 in 2013 Ballot Question

I am often asked, why do we need to expand?  Aren’t we right sized already?  The answer to this is simple: 2,000 and 5,000 2,000 represents the approximate number of students MCC enrolled in the mid-1960s 5,000 is where we are now given current projections, and where we have been for the previous three years […]

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Muskegon Community College

About MCC’s Bond Proposal

Posted by on 10.01.13 in 2013 Ballot Question

Muskegon Community College is seeking voter approval on November 5, 2013, for a $23.7 million bond issue that will provide needed funding to renovate the campus science lab facilities, health/recreation center, arts space, as well as establish a satellite facility in downtown Muskegon.  Since opening in 1967 with 2,000-plus students, the campus now annually serves […]

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