Gov. Snyder with MCC President Dale Nesbary

Governor Tours MCC, Signs Marshall Plan for Talent

Gov. Rick Snyder visited MCC’s Sturrus Technology Center in downtown Muskegon on June 26, when he signed into law the Marshal Plan for Talent. The initiative is designed to connect employers with educators, to pair students with in-demand careers, and to encourage apprenticeships and mentorships with an educational focus on certifications and occupational licensing. During […]

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Group photo of participants in the MCC Welding Invitational

Awards Presented at First MCC Welding Invitational

Awards were presented on May 11 to the winners in the First Annual Muskegon Community College Welding Invitational at MCC’s Sturrus Technology Center Welding Lab and Classroom in downtown Muskegon. In all, 20 students from the Muskegon Tech Center and the Newaygo County Career-Tech Center competed for an MCC scholarship and welding gear Alec Comstock […]

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Closeup of welding metal with arc and torch

First MCC Welding Invitational for Tech Center Students Set for May 11

The First Annual Muskegon Community College Welding Invitational for tech center students who reside in local counties will be held at MCC’s Sturrus Technology Center Welding Lab/Classroom in downtown Muskegon on Friday May 11. Students from Muskegon Tech Center and the Newaygo County Tech Center will be competing for a MCC scholarship and welding gear. […]

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A Muskegon Community College student learns pneumatics in the new Sturrus Technology Center Automation Lab.

STEM Awareness Event for Area Students March 2 at Sturrus Technology Center

Muskegon Community College is hosting “Achieving the Dream STEM Awareness and Exploration” for high school and middle school students in Muskegon and Ottawa counties on Friday, March 2, at the Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay Avenue, in downtown Muskegon. MCC applied technology faculty and representatives from 10-15 area companies will be on hand to […]

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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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