Learn about Living with the Inupiat March 25

MCC Instructor Bonnie Lipan, who taught college and lived in Barrow, Alaska – the northernmost city in the United States – will share her unique personal insights into the region’s native people and culture on Wednesday evening, March 25. Her presentation, “Life at the Top of the World: Living with the Inupiat (Eskimos),” is free […]

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Darnell Earley Named 2015 Distinguished Alumnus

Muskegon native Darnell Earley, the current emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools and a former city manager in Flint and Saginaw, has been named the 2015 Muskegon Community College Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Earley will be honored on Tuesday, May 5, at the Distinguished Alumni Award Dinner on campus and will address this year’s graduates […]

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MCC 2015 CAD/Drafting Contest Winners Named

The 2015 Muskegon Community College CAD/Drafting Contest attracted 88 students from nine schools to campus on Friday, March 21, when prizes were awarded to the top finishers in four divisions. This year’s winners are: Division #1 – Beginning Sketching 1st Place – Luke DeGroot, Hudsonville Unity Christian High School 2nd Place – Seth Vostad, Hudsonville […]

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Muskegon Dance Movement Shows March 27-28

Muskegon Dance Movement, MCC’s resident dance company, will perform on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, at 7:30 p.m. in Overbrook Theater. A talk-back session between the performers and the audience will follow each night’s show. Tickets, which go on sale Monday, March 16, are $10 for the public and $5 for MCC students and children […]

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Discover MCC at Taste of Tomorrow March 21

Prospective students of all ages can discover MCC’s “treasures” at the 18th Annual Taste of Tomorrow on Saturday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Bartels-Rode Gym. Whether you’re graduating from high school or changing your career, get help mapping out your future with over more than 30 different career information sessions. […]

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29th Annual MCC CAD/Drafting Contest March 20

The 29th Annual Muskegon Community College CAD/Drafting Contest takes place Friday, March 20, from 9:30-11:15 a.m. in Rooms 244, 244-1, 248, 502 and 506. Sponsored by MCC, the West Michigan Chapter of the American Foundry Society and many local businesses/educational institutions, the competition is open to high school and tech centers students from local counties. […]

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Cycle Art

“Cycle” Exhibit Opens March 16 in Overbrook Gallery

Ceramics and mixed media come together in “Cycle,” an exhibit featuring the works of Monica Wilson and Valerie Mann, at MCC’s Overbrook Art Gallery March 16-April 24. An artists’ reception and talk will take place on Tuesday evening, March 31. Both Wilson and Mann have an experienced and well-crafted touch with their respective materials. Together […]

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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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Nursing Grads

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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