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Muskegon Community College Art Center Ready to Go!

Posted by on 11.15.17 in Uncategorized

This afternoon, the Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees approved the final piece of the puzzle to complete the last of the four new and renovated facilities included in the College’s Master Plan.   Construction of the Arts Center, to be housed in the current Technology Building on Campus, is expected to begin this upcoming spring. As […]

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The Generosity of the MCC Community

Posted by on 09.21.17 in Community, Construction Projects, Students, Thank You, Vision

Muskegon Community College’s Downtown Center will be known as the Carolyn I. and Peter Sturrus Technology Center after the local couple donated a record $1.5 million gift to the College to name the facility. The announcement was made at the MCC Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 20. “I am doing this for […]

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Welcome Back (Again) Fall 2017

Posted by on 08.28.17 in Construction Projects, Education, Students, Thank You

Earlier this month, I posted a Welcome to MCC: Fall 2017 Early Edition.  There is so much happening on and around campus, it makes sense to share another welcome.  Here goes: Fall Faculty Seminar Days, MCC’s campus conference on emerging events, was highlighted by Faculty retirees Beth Smith and Blair Morrisey being named Distinguished Faculty […]

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Welcome to MCC, Fall 2017 Early Edition

Posted by on 08.04.17 in College Experience, Community, Students, Thank You

Good afternoon students, colleagues and community.  As summer comes to a close, it is a good time to provide an update on happenings on and around campus.  My recent posts and presentations have focused primarily on student success initiatives and the infrastructure projects underway to support them.  This early version of my fall “welcome back” […]

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MCC Collegiates Perform in Carnegie Hall!

Posted by on 06.23.17 in Uncategorized

The quality of the Muskegon Community College Arts and Humanities program is among the reasons MCC has received local, state, and national recognition. For the second time in two years, an MCC music ensemble performed in the Isaac Stern Auditorium inside the famed Carnegie Hall in New York City. On June 11th, the Muskegon Community […]

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Earning Our No. 1 Ranking

Posted by on 05.22.17 in Community, Education, Students, Thank You

As community members and as Muskegon Community College alumni, students and employees, we are all rightfully proud of the progress that MCC has made over the years. Since our last Reflections, even more has transpired to support the exceptional accomplishments of our institution. Best Colleges (http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/best-colleges-in-michigan/) has ranked Muskegon Community College as the best community […]

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MCC Mission Statement Revised

Posted by on 01.19.17 in College Experience, Community, Students, Thank You, Vision

“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” So said U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. In this tradition, the Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees and the MCC Strategic Planning Committee recently reviewed our mission statement, which had grown to nearly a page in length. I am […]

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Thanks for an Extraordinary Year, MCC!

Posted by on 12.06.16 in Community, Students, Thank You

By any measure, Muskegon Community College’s 2015-16 academic year was a rousing success. Given the many accomplishments of our community, it has been, from my perspective, an extraordinary year. As has been the case in the past, these achievements are united by our commitment to support our students, to strengthen our academic profile, and to […]

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Whiskers and Wine

Posted by on 10.31.16 in Community, Education, Students, Uncategorized

Muskegon Community College faculty and staff are active not only in the classroom, but in the community as well.  You may know know of the great history sessions/excursions presented by professors Troutman and Maniates.  You have seen other faculty (you know who you are) exploring the Caribbean, Germany, New York City, and Belize among other locations. […]

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Join Us for Founder’s Day Tonight!

Posted by on 09.15.16 in Community, Education, Students, Thank You

Today, Thursday September 15th, is Founder’s Day, commemorating the opening of Muskegon Community College in 1926, and celebrating the many students, faculty, alumni, and community members who have contributed to MCC’s 90 years of success. Proceeds from this event support our students, who just this past year: Studied Coral Reef Ecology in the Caribbean Conducted […]

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