AFS Students Take First Place

MCC Students Win $2,500 Top Prize at AFS Regional Casting Competition

In a competition seemingly of David versus the Goliaths, a trio of Muskegon Community College students represented West Michigan industry with flying colors when their product took first place at the 78th Annual Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference and Exposition casting competition last week in Milwaukee. The lone community college competing, the MCC team defeated a […]

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Participants in the 30th Annual CAD Design Contest

CAD/Drafting Contest Winners Announced

 The 30th Annual Muskegon Community College CAD/Drafting Contest attracted 70 students from six schools to the Muskegon Community College campus on Friday, Dec. 2. The event, coordinated by MCC Instructor Kathleen Liefer, is sponsored by American Foundry Society and many local business and educational institutions. Prizes were awarded to the top finishers in four divisions. […]

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CAD Drafting Contest 2014 at MCC

30th Annual CAD/Drafting Contest on Dec. 2

The 30th Annual MCC CAD/Drafting Contest for high school and tech center students who reside in local counties will be held at Muskegon Community College on Friday Dec. 2. The students compete in four divisions: Beginning Sketching, Beginning 2D AutoCAD, 3D Solid Modeling, and 3D Solid Modeling/Assembly/Drawing. “It provides an opportunity for area high school […]

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Rendering of Downtown Center

Downtown Center Renovation Groundbreaking Ceremony Nov. 2

Muskegon Community College will hold a Downtown Center Renovation Groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the College’s parking lot located at Clay Avenue and Fourth Street adjacent to the facility. Renovations have already begun on the MCC Downtown Center with the architectural firm C2AE overseeing work on the $14.27 million […]

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Advanced Manufacturing at MCC

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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MCC President Dale K. Nesbary and CWC Textron Director of Operations Erik Jepsen review plans for the Downtown Center renovation.

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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Haas Scholarship Presentation

MCC Receives $20,000 Grant for Machining, CAD/CNC Scholarships

The Gene Haas Foundation awarded a $20,000 grant to Muskegon Community College on March 7 to support scholarships for current and future students enrolled in machining and CAD/CNC programs at the college. Fred Schultz, the educational liaison for the Gene Haas Foundation, presented the gift to MCC during a ceremony held at the MCC Downtown […]

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Michigan State University Agriculture

MCC, MSU to Celebrate New Agricultural Degree Partnership March 22

Muskegon Community College will host a Program Signing/Information Fair on Tuesday, March 22 at noon in the Blue and Gold Room to celebrate a new agriculture program that is a partnership with Michigan State University’s Institute for Agriculture Technology (IAT). The new program agreement, which will be formally signed by MCC President Dale Nesbary and […]

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MCC Applied Tech Students at 2016 AFS Competition

MCC Places Third at Regional Foundry Casting Competition

For the third straight year, a team of MCC technology students earned a top three cash prize finish while contending against major universities at the 78th Annual Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference and Exposition casting competition. MCC was awarded $500 for third place at the Feb. 11 event held at Potawatomi Hotel in Milwaukee, WI. Teams […]

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