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MCC, MMA and Irish Festival Offer Celtic Art and History Lectures in September

A new MCC art one-credit course, “The Art and History of the Celts,” which runs from Sept.7-21, includes a required experiential learning excursion to the 2016 Michigan Irish Music Festival in Muskegon on Sept. 17-18. The course will also be offered as a non-credit community lecture series in partnership with the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) […]

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ATD to Create Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways at MCC with Alcoa Foundation Grant

Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national non-profit dedicated to increasing community college student success, will begin a 16-month initiative designed to build a manufacturing talent pipeline in three communities, including Muskegon, by brokering stronger ties between community colleges in the ATD network and local manufacturing employers. With almost half a million dollars in funding from […]

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Richard and Ann Kraft Donate Record $300,000 for MCC’s Entrepreneurial ‘Fab Lab’

An MCC Distinguished Alumnus and his wife, Richard H and Ann U. Kraft, have donated $300,000 to the Foundation for Muskegon Community College (FMCC) to support a key component of the college’s Rooks|Sarnicola Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies in downtown Muskegon. The gift, which is the largest single non-corporate gift to MCC, was formally presented at […]

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Native American Heritage Month Replaces Sherman Alexie with Film Director Chris Eyre

Award-winning author Sherman Alexie, who was scheduled to be the keynote speaker at Muskegon Community College’s inaugural Native American Heritage Month in November, has cancelled all his scheduled out-of-town appearances through early 2017 for health-related reasons. MCC will replace the Spokane-based author with Chris Eyre, a nationally recognized film and television director and producer, who […]

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MCC Joins National Community College Consortium on Advancing Men of Color

As part of its ongoing commitment to improve the academic success of its underrepresented male students, MCC has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) offered by the National Consortium on College Men of Color. Launched in February 2015, the M2C3 Consortium, with its more than 70 college and university members, facilitates an exchange […]

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“Avenue Q” Auditions Set for Aug. 24-25 in Overbrook Theater

MCC Center for Theater will begin its 2016-17 season with the presentation of the musical “Avenue Q” on Oct. 12-16 in the Overbrook Theater. Auditions, which are open to all, will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 24-25, at 6 p.m. in the Overbrook Theater. All interested persons should prepare a song to sing – […]

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MSU-MCC Agricultural Program Open House Aug. 15

Muskegon Community College will host an informational open house for Michigan State University’s Institute of Agriculture Technology (IAT) on Monday, Aug. 15, at 6 p.m. in Stevenson Center Room 1224 on MCC’s main campus. The new program, a collaboration between MCC and MSU’s IAT, leads to an associate’s degree in agriculture at MCC and offers […]

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CWC Textron Donates $125,000 for MCC Foundry Program

CWC Textron has donated $125,000 to the Foundation for Muskegon Community College for the college’s foundry program, announced MCC President Dale K. Nesbary. The Foundry Lab in the MCC Downtown Center, which will be undergoing renovations over the next year, will be named in honor of CWC Textron. “CWC sees that by investing in the […]

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MCC Electric Vehicle Program Highlighted in National Racing Magazine

Muskegon Community College was singled out nationally by Performance Racing Industry magazine, the voice of the racing marketplace, in its June 2016 cover story on “Electric & Hybrid Racing.” The article explained how a growing segment of motorsports, from drag racing to road racing, is now catering to EV (electric vehicle) technology. The National Electric […]

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