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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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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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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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Incoming Freshmen at MCC

Posted by on 05.03.16 in College Experience, Education, Thank You

Each year, roughly 25 percent of all high school seniors from Muskegon County eligible for attending college choose Muskegon Community College.  While rehearsing with the West Michigan Concert Winds at Reeth-Puffer High School a few weeks ago, I noticed a long glass wall (pictured at left) with college logos and student names attached.  I was […]

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MCC’s Impact on the Local and Regional Economy

Posted by on 01.04.16 in Education, Students

Good day and welcome to Winter Semester 2016 colleagues, students, and community.  I always find the beginning of a new year and semester to be a refreshing and exciting time.  I am hopeful that you had a restful holiday season and are looking forward to 2016 as much as I am. A new study presented […]

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Learn at a Nationally Recognized Leader College

Posted by on 09.22.15 in College Experience, Community, Education, Uncategorized

Muskegon Community College has been awarded the designation of Leader College from Achieving the Dream, a nationally-respected nonprofit dedicated to helping more community college students, particularly low-income students and students of color, stay in school and earn a college certificate or degree.  We are gratified to learn that Muskegon Community College has been named an Achieving […]

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More on the President’s College Promise Proposal

Posted by on 01.22.15 in Education, Uncategorized

Earlier this week, I promised to provide more detail on President Obama’s College Promise proposal. InsideHigherEd Editor Scott Jaschik prepared a detailed analysis of the Promise and related proposals,  Here are highlights: Raise taxes on capital gains in ways the White House says will affect only the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans. Impose new fees on financial institutions […]

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President’s America’s College Promise Proposal

Posted by on 01.14.15 in Community, Education, Uncategorized

Welcome students, faculty, staff, and the community to Winter Semester 2015.  I’m hopeful your holiday season went well and am confident the upcoming semester will bring good things. Earlier this week, President Obama formally unveiled his “America’s College Promise” proposal supporting community colleges.  The Promise is modeled after programs in several states, particularly Tennessee, and is […]

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