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MCC Women Second in Nation Academically

Not only a power on the cross country trails, MCC women’s team is among the nation’s elite in the classroom. Of the 92 women’s cross teams who compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association, MCC posted the second highest combined grade point average (GPA) this season. The Jayhawks’ 3.711 GPA was a fraction (0.045) […]

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MCC to Receive $4.1 Million Skilled Trades Equipment Program Grant

Muskegon Community College will receive $4.1 million as part of the statewide $50 million Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program, an effort to help close a talent gap and meet a demand for good-paying jobs. Announced by Gov. Rick Snyder in October, the grant program was created to provide funding that enables Michigan community colleges […]

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MCC Nursing Grads Exceed State, National Averages

In 2014, the Muskegon Community College Nursing Program graduates continue to among the best as they once again exceeded both Michigan and national averages on their first time pass rates on the National Council Licensing Examination for RNs and LPNs. On the NCLEX-PN, Muskegon Community College graduates had a perfect 100% first time pass rate, […]

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MCC students Caleb Schuitema (left) and Bob Phleeger (right), posing with MCC Instructor Mark Houston, crafted a tow block for MCC's record-setting electric dragster. Along with MCC student Tony Wortleboer,  they earned second place at the AFS regional competition in Milwaukee on Feb. 12.

MCC Students Earn Second at AFS Competition

Vying against major universities, Muskegon Community College placed second in the 77th Annual Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference and Exposition casting competition held Feb. 12 in conjunction with American Foundry Society (AFS) meeting in Milwaukee, WI. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville claimed the first place $2,000 prize, while MCC captured $1,000 for second place and the University […]

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MCC Collage Concert Feb. 25 at Orchard View

The Muskegon Community College Collage Concert, featuring 22 musical performances in a fast-paced format, takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Orchard View High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults and free for persons under 18 who are accompanied by a ticket adult. The concert highlights a wide gamut of […]

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‘Angels in America’ in Overbrook Theater Feb. 18-22

Playwright Tony Kushner’s Tony Award-winning “Angels in America: Millennium Approaches” will be staged at MCC’s Overbrook Theater on Feb. 18-22. Set in 1985 during the AIDS crisis and President Ronald Reagan’s second term, “Angels in America” features historical and fictional characters, blurs fantasy and reality, and addresses socio-sexual themes. The play contains strong sexual situations, […]

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Communication Technologies and Relationships

An MSU assistant professor of media and information will present “What did you expect? How communication technologies are affecting individuals and relationships” at Muskegon Community College on Thursday, Feb. 19. The talk, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. in Stevenson Center Room 1100. The event is part of the […]

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Global Awareness Festival on Pacific Rim Feb. 9-12

  MCC’s 16th Annual Global Awareness Festival on Feb. 9-12 will focus on the Pacific Rim, a vibrant and dynamic economic and geographic area comprising over 48 percent of world trade, 58 percent of world GDP, and approximately 44 percent of the world’s population. The Pacific Rim Region includes 44 independent nations along with Hong […]

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Left to Right: Patty Cantu, Michigan Department of Education Director of the Office of Career and Technical Education; Dave Stradal Muskegon Community College Business Department Chair and Entrepreneurial Studies Program Coordinator; Cheryl Peters Generation E Institute; Sandy Goodrich MACTC Business Careers Instructor; Kathy Andrews MACTC Health Science Academy Instructor; and Dr. John Severson Superintendent for Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (Photo courtesy -  MACTC)

MCC Partners with MACTC on Award-Winning Program

MCC’s David Stradal joined Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) Instructors Kathy Andrews and Sandy Goodrich as they recived a 2015 College & Career Readiness Initiative Excellence in Practice Award on Feb. 2 at the Michigan Career Education Conference in Grand Rapids. The award, presented by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, recognizes successful exemplary state-approved Career […]

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WWII Series Revisits “Greatest Generation” Feb. 16-April 6

The popular weekly Muskegon Community College World War II Lecture Series continues during the Winter 2015 semester with “The Greatest Generation Revisited” on Monday evenings from Feb. 16 – April 6. Developed by MCC instructors George Maniates and Kurt Troutman, the lectures take place from 6-8 p.m. at the USS Silversides Submarine Museum, located along […]

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