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ITT Tech Closure: MCC’s Response

Posted by on 09.15.16 in Community, Students, Vision

Good day friends and colleagues. As you may know, on Tuesday September 13th, Muskegon Community College held an open house at the MCC Coopersville location for displaced ITT Technical Institute students. ITT closed its doors on September 6, leaving their students with few options. Vice Presidents Teresa Sturrus and John Selmon were and have been in […]

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The “Winds” Debut at Carnegie Hall!

Posted by on 06.29.16 in Community, Students, Thank You

On June 19th, the West Michigan Concert Winds (the “Winds”) were accorded the honor of performing in Carnegie Hall in New York City.  Yes, you read this correctly, Carnegie Hall!  It is a rare occurrence to be invited to perform at Carnegie, and to my knowledge the Winds are one of a very few West […]

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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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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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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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2015 All-Michigan Academic Team

Posted by on 04.03.15 in Students, Uncategorized

Good afternoon on this Good Friday. Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a reception and tour of the Michigan State Capitol with Kaylee Austin and Aliyah Mitchell.  These accomplished students were named to the 2015 All-Michigan Academic Team, and are both members of MCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter.  To be eligible for membership in […]

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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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Short Circuit!

Posted by on 09.30.14 in Students

On Friday September 26th, my wife Connie and I had the pleasure of watching Muskegon Community College Automotive Program Coordinator Al Thomas, Instructor Jeff Montella, and several MCC students race MCC’s electric dragster, Short Circuit.  The dragster, which established the 48-volt DR/II world record in 2012 has since moved to the DR/G and DR/C classes, […]

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Welcome Back – Fall 2014

Posted by on 08.21.14 in Community, Students, Uncategorized

Students, Faculty, Staff, and Community: On behalf of the Administration and Board of Trustees of Muskegon Community College, I am pleased and honored to welcome you to MCC this fall semester.  MCC is a College where students succeed, faculty fuel their passion and employers find the best talent that higher education has to offer.  The […]

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