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MCC Winter 2020 Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

The winners in Muskegon Community College’s Winter 2020 Creative Writing Contest, organized by the MCC English and Communications Department and the Muskegon Writers’ Series, have been selected. The top three places in each category are: POETRY First Place: Josie Buckingham – “From Sunrise to Sunset” Second Place: Keegan Colcleasure – “The Needles Above Us” Third Place: Stevie […]

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Former MCC Students May Be Eligible for Debt Forgiveness Program

Former Muskegon Community College students, who have financial holds up to $1,200 with MCC and who have not been enrolled at MCC for three academic years, are being encouraged to re-enroll under an initiative called the MCC Debt Forgiveness Program. Qualified students may be eligible to have their debt forgiven. In addition to the above […]

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MCC Offers Health and Wellness Center for Overflow Hospital Beds

Muskegon Community College has partnered with the State of Michigan and Mercy Health to use the college’s Health and Wellness Center as a site for hospital beds for overflow patients to free up space in area hospitals for the possible influx of critical COVID-19 cases. The 52,000 square-foot facility, which has been unoccupied since March […]

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MCC Extends Suspension of On-Site Operations to May 3; Postpones Commencement

In response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s statewide stay-at-home order for the next three weeks, Muskegon Community College will extend its suspension of on-site operations at all locations through Sunday, May 3. MCC President Dale K. Nesbary made the decision today following the announcement of the Governor’s executive order, which takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on […]

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MCC to Suspend On-site Operations March 19-April 5

Muskegon Community College is suspending on-site operations at all its locations from Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, April 5, in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order designed to assist in stopping the spread of COVID-19. The MCC Emergency Response Team will monitor the situation daily. In the meantime, the college will continue to deliver […]

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MCC Athletic Competition Canceled for Remainder of 2019-20 Season

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), following the recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), announced on March 16 that it would cancel the upcoming basketball championships and all spring sports competition. The decision impacts the Muskegon Community College intercollegiate athletic program. The MCC men’s basketball team, arguably the best […]

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Roy J. Portenga ’73 to Receive MCC’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award

Roy, J. Portenga ‘73, an accomplished local attorney who has devoted countless hours as a leader and member of civic and educational organizations in Muskegon, has been named the Muskegon Community College 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. A tradition for many years at MCC, the Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor that Muskegon Community […]

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Dr. Mayra Sánchez González ’10 to Receive MCC’s 2020 Alumni Achievement Award

Muskegon Community College will present its 2020 Alumni Achievement Award, an honor recognizing extraordinary professional achievement by one of its graduates from the past 15 years, to Dr. Mayra Sánchez González ’10, a clinical psychologist and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation faculty member at the prestigious Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. […]

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More than 25 Colleges and Universities at MCC Transfer Fair March 10

Muskegon Community College will host a College Transfer Fair on Tuesday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Collegiate Hall. Students can meet with more than 25 different colleges/university representatives to explore transfer options after MCC. Representatives will have information about the admissions process, scholarships, financial aid, housing, and much more. The participating […]

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POSTPONED: Wayne State Dean to Discuss ‘Civility: Its Uses and Abuses in Public Discourse’

MCC has postponed its March 18 MCC Lecture Series event, a talk by John Corvino, the dean of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College and a professor of philosophy at Wayne State University, on “Civility: Its Uses and Abuses in Public Discourse.”A new date has not been determined. In the last 25 years, Corvino has […]

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