MCC Announces Fall 2014 Student Academic Honors

The following Muskegon Community College (MCC) students have earned academic recognition for their grade point averages during the recently completed Fall 2014 semester. They are listed by alphabetically by hometown under each of the following three categories: President’s List Dean’s List Academic Honors List PRESIDENT’S LIST Muskegon Community College (MCC) has named the following students […]

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Majdanek concentration camp on the outskirts of Lublin, Poland

Holocaust’s Effect on Three Local Generations Jan. 27

The World War II atrocities of the Nazi regime are still fresh in the mind of local veteran James Zuidema. He and other members of the Muskegon community are urging all people to come together in a stand against anti-Semitism by remembering and honoring the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. “Holocaust, Liberation, and […]

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Iquique behind a huge dune, northern Chile

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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MCC to Co-Host Jan. 24 Snurfing Championships

Muskegon Community College Alumni Relations is co-hosting a Snurfing Competition at noon on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at the Muskegon State Park Winter Sports Complex. The competition costs $20, with registration near the lodge at the complex starting at 10:30am. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Snurfer, invented by Sherman Poppen in the […]

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College Visit Day Jan. 28 for Business Careers

MCC will host a College Visit Day on Jan. 28 for high school juniors and seniors interested in business careers. The event, which takes from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Collegiate Hall, is free but attendees must pre-register. They can do so online at or by calling (231) 777-0366. Seating is limited.   […]

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Service Luncheon Jan. 21 to Honor 32 Employees

The 29th Muskegon Community College Years of Service Luncheon will be held for the honorees and their supervisors on Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Blue and Gold Room. Sponsored by the President’s Office, the event recognizes MCC employees who in 2014 celebrated a five-year anniversary employment date. Collectively, the 32 honorees have devoted 285 years […]

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Wesley Hall to Address MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast Jan. 16

The 19th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast on Friday, Jan. 16,  in  MCC’s Collegiate Hall features a presentation by Wesley Hall, a nationally known author on the topic of engaging boys of color in paths to success. Tickets to the event, which begins at 7:30 a.m., can be purchased at the Frauenthal […]

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Dynamic Earth Opens Jan. 13 in Planetarium

“Dynamic Earth,” a 40-minute cutting-edge production exploring the inner workings of Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere, opens Jan. 13 at Carr-Fles Planetarium on the MCC campus. Based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations, “Dynamic Earth” takes its audience on a ride along swirling ocean and wind currents. Viewers dive into the heart […]

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Exhibition of 3-D Prints Opens Jan. 20 in Overbrook

An exhibition of 3-D prints and other digital work entitled “Nagas” by Saritdikhun Somasa opens in Overbrook Art Gallery on Jan. 20, 2015 and will run through February 27. The exhibit is linked to the annual MCC Global Awareness Festival, which this year focuses on the Pacific Rim region. A special reception for the artist […]

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MCC Now Owns Former Chronicle Building

In 2016, MCC students studying Applied Technology, Electronics, Industrial Technology, Renewable Energy, and Entrepreneurial Studies will attend classes in the newly refurbished facility situated in the historic heart of the city. The acquisition of a downtown campus location was one of four projects approved by voters in the November 2013 election. On behalf of the […]

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