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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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MCC’s Progress: New Stories to Share

Posted by on 04.06.16 in College Experience, Community, Construction Projects, Students, Uncategorized

Muskegon Community College is truly on the move.  The College has made good on its promise to upgrade its facilities by opening a $9.6 million Life Sciences Center and Renovation in Fall 2015 and will break ground on the $17 million MCC Downtown Center – the largest single investment in Downtown Muskegon since 2000. Our […]

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Muskegon Community College Receives $2.51 Million Federal Infrastructure Grant!

Posted by on 09.30.15 in Construction Projects, Uncategorized

Muskegon Community College will receive $2.51 million to renovate the former Muskegon Chronicle buildings into an Applied Technology Center as part of a Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant. “The Obama Administration is committed to helping communities develop a workforce with 21st century skills,” said U.S. Secretary of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. “As […]

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Let’s Not Forget the Science Center ;-)

Posted by on 08.20.15 in Construction Projects

Good afternoon colleagues and students, While there is a lot of excitement around the College’s recent purchase agreement for the Muskegon Family YMCA building, let’s not forget that Muskegon Community College is hosting the grand opening for our new $9.6 million Science Center and renovated life, physical sciences, and respiratory therapy spaces (Geology and Physics labs […]

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MCC Construction Projects Not Downtown ;-)

Posted by on 06.22.15 in Construction Projects, Students, Uncategorized

With all the well deserved attention on construction activities downtown (very exciting), it seems a good time to share information regarding improvements on campus. You may know that the Barnes and Noble bookstore on campus is doubling in size. Thanks much to Barnes and Noble for funding the upgrades and working with the College to expand […]

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MCC Receives Major Gifts Supporting Entrepreneurism

Posted by on 06.03.15 in Construction Projects, Students, Thank You

Local developer Jonathan Rooks has donated the former Masonic Temple in downtown Muskegon to Muskegon Community College as the new home for its Entrepreneurial Studies program and related business-generating activities.   Just as exciting, thanks to Entrepreneurs Nick and Ashley Sarnicola, a $200,000 permanent endowment to the Foundation for Muskegon Community College has been established. […]

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MCC Receives $4.1 Million MEDC Equipment Grant!

Posted by on 02.24.15 in Construction Projects, General

I am very pleased to share with you that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s office announced today that Muskegon Community College is the recipient of a $4.1 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to support the purchase of equipment required for educational programs in high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand occupations.  MCC’s application requested funding […]

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MCC Science Center Progress

Posted by on 02.05.15 in Construction Projects, Students

Good afternoon students, colleagues and community.  Below is a series of photos tracking construction progress on the Muskegon Community College Science Center.  As of today, the building is mostly enclosed, red brick/exterior finishings are being added, and electrical/mechanical systems are being installed.  We are still very much on track for a Fall 2015 opening.  More photos will […]

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Purchase of Chronicle Building Closing Complete

Posted by on 12.13.14 in Construction Projects, Uncategorized

Today, Muskegon Community College completed the closing process with the Herald Publishing Co. LLC, owners of the former Muskegon Chronicle building, 981 Third St.  MCC is now proud owner of the building along with adjacent parking. In 2016, MCC students studying Applied Technology, Electronics, Industrial Technology, Renewable Energy, Experiential Learning, and Entrepreneurial Studies will attend […]

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Construction Begins!

Posted by on 10.16.14 in Construction Projects, Thank You, Uncategorized

Yesterday, the Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees approved a recommendation to authorize Clark Construction Company, Project Managers for the Science Laboratory Center,  to begin construction on the Center.  Three subcontracts including work related to excavation, concrete, and structural steel were approved in the recommendation.  This means that actual work will begin as soon as […]

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