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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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What a Difference Working Together Makes!

Posted by on 04.29.16 in Community, Social Responsibility

As we complete another successful semester at Muskegon Community College, I’d like to share with you how I spend my spare time ;-). It has been my honor to serve as 2016 Campaign Chair for the March of Dimes Muskegon March for Babies. This link shows the tall guy with the very able Best Financial Credit Union […]

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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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Black History Month – A Celebration

Posted by on 02.22.16 in Uncategorized

I hope that you have had an opportunity to enjoy some of the Black History Month events and activities ongoing at Muskegon Community College in February.  As you know, MCC celebrates many dimensions of our society, locally, regionally, and internationally.  More on these and other newsworthy events may be found on our website at www.muskegoncc.edu and […]

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The Muskegon Promise

Posted by on 02.04.16 in Uncategorized

In early January, I shared information with Muskegon Community College faculty and staff on the Muskegon Area Promise, a program providing two free years of college for qualified (3.5 GPA and above) students residing  in the Muskegon Area Intermediate School district.  Currently, tuition free PROMISE scholarships are available to students attending Holton Public Schools, Muskegon Public […]

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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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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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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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My Office Hours in Newaygo and Ottawa Counties

Posted by on 09.17.15 in Uncategorized

To provide additional outreach and support for our students and community, I am instituting monthly office and meeting hours as follows at the MCC sites in Newaygo and Ottawa counties: Tuesday, September 22, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in Room 106, MCC Newaygo County Center. NC-RESA Building: 4747 W. 48th Street Fremont, MI 49412 Friday, […]

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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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