Muskegon Community College News and Events

Woman in Three-piece by Keith Downie

Overbrook Gallery Exhibit Reflects on Surreal, Recent History

“Paintings from the Pandemic” runs January 23 through March 3  A new exhibit at the Overbrook Gallery, “Paintings from the Pandemic,” showcases mixed media paintings by local artist Keith Downie. The one-person exhibit will be highlighted during a 4–5 p.m. reception on Tuesday, February 28 and features a lecture by Downie. There is no cost to attend the reception or visit the gallery.    “About a […]

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Academic Honors Fall 2022

MCC Announces Fall 2022 Semester Academic Honors

The following Muskegon Community College (MCC) students have earned academic recognition for their grade point averages during the Fall 2022 Semester. They are listed 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 has named the following students to the President’s List […]

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MCC Board of Trustees members Diana Osborn and Roy Portenga

MCC Trustees Begin New Term

The Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees commenced their new term at a January 18 organizational meeting at the college’s main campus.  The seven board members include Diana Osborn and Roy Portenga who were reelected last fall. “We are both excited about continuing to be a part of Muskegon Community College,” said Osborn after she and Portenga were administered […]

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Governor Whitmer at MCC Press Conference

Governor Whitmer Shares Lectern with MCC Students

Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference at Muskegon Community College (MCC) yesterday to share highlights from Wednesday night’s state of the state address and to celebrate the success of the Michigan Reconnect tuition assistance program. During the press conference, MCC students Jacob Watz (Electrical), Bevan Cottone (Electrical), Sarah Johnson (CAD) and Katie Carpenter (Nursing) […]

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MCC's Rent Poster

Award-Winning Musical Rent Staged at Local College

The Muskegon Community College (MCC) Center for Theater presents Rent, an iconic rock-musical, February 23-26, 2023, in the Overbrook Theater.  The story centers around a group of New York artists living in the East Village in the 1990s amid the HIV/AIDS crisis. The message of Rent reverberates through the lyrics: live life to the fullest, because there is “no day but today!”    “The MCC Center for Theater selected Rent for our 2022-2023 season theme of wellness […]

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Oscar Justian, MCC Student

MCC Student’s Composition Selected for ‘Young Composers of Michigan Premier Concert’

A composition created by Oscar Justian will premiere at the Michigan Music Conference on January 21, 2023.  Justian is a freshman at Muskegon Community College (MCC) and plays violin II in the MCC String Quartet. His piece, “Magic,” will be performed by a string quartet comprised of fellow MCC music students.  His composition was selected by the Michigan Music Education Association, […]

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Faculty receiving new teaching credential

MCC Faculty Boost Student Success with New Nationally Recognized Teaching Credential

Muskegon Community College (MCC) leaders celebrated 38 faculty members for earning Certificates in Effective College Instruction from the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). Faculty demonstrated their commitment to student success and equity by completing coursework that equips them with the evidence-based teaching practices shown to improve student engagement, increase persistence, and close equity gaps. ACUE Certification, the only […]

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Dr. Sampson Davis

Sampson Davis to address 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast

Muskegon Community College’s 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast, will be held on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, at the VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center in downtown Muskegon. In addition to a Keynote address, the event will feature a panel discussion on STEAM and diversifying STEAM fields. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Sampson Davis, Emergency Physician, […]

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