Cody Theil

MCC Alumnus Receives Additional Sarnciola Award Funding

Two years ago, then-Muskegon Community College student Cody Theil won the inaugural Sarnicola Entrepreneur Award, a $10,000 grant from Nick Sarnicola and the Next Generation Entrepreneurs (NextGen) presented to an MCC student for the best entrepreneurial concept in an annual competition. Sarnicola started NextGen as a non-profit organization in 2011 to help young people realize […]

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Stephanie Carr

MCC’s Stephanie Carr Selected for NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar Program

MCC’s Stephanie Carr has been competitively selected for participation in an interactive online learning opportunity offered by NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar (NCAS) on May 27-July 1, 2020. As part of the NCAS program, students will participate in a five-week online workshop, consisting of discussions, live video chats with NASA experts and various mission design […]

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The Bay Window newspapers

MCC Student Newspaper Wins 16 Statewide Awards

The Bay Window, Muskegon Community College’s student newspaper, has won an unprecedented 16 awards in the annual statewide competition sponsored by the Michigan Community College Press Association (MCCPA). The MCC students won eight firsts, five seconds, and three honorable mentions in competition with nine other community colleges in the state. Receiving first places were: Thomas […]

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Dr. Dale K. Nesbary

Governor Appoints MCC President to MET Board of Directors

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed Muskegon Community College President Dale K. Nesbary to the Michigan Education Trust (MET) Board of Directors on May 22. The appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Michigan Senate. Nesbary, who holds a Ph.D. in Law, Policy and Society from Northeastern University, succeeds Robert Ferrentino as the Board’s representative from a […]

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Class of 2020 tassel

MCC to Hold Weeklong Virtual Commencement Celebration June 22-26

Muskegon Community College will hold a weeklong virtual Commencement on June 22-26 to honor its Class of 2020 graduates, MCC President Dale K. Nesbary announced in an email to the campus community today. “The daily video tributes will feature popular elements of the traditional MCC Commencement ceremony, which was scheduled this year for May 6 […]

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Muskegon Community College News

MCC Begins Distribution of CARES Act Funds to Students

On May 15, Muskegon Community College distributed nearly $640,200 in federal emergency grants to 1,386 eligible winter semester students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. In all, MCC received $1,123,675 from the U.S. Department of Education pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial […]

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Muskegon Community College News

MCC Students in CTE Programs May Now Qualify for Food Assistance

Muskegon Community College low-income students, who were enrolled in career or technical education programs during the recently completed winter semester or who are enrolled in those programs during the 2020 summer and fall semesters, may become eligible to receive food assistance benefits through a new State of Michigan initiative. The Michigan departments of Health and […]

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Muskegon Community College News

MCC Board of Trustees to Hold Monthly Meeting Online on May 20

The Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled May meeting online at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20. Individuals wishing to contact members of the Board of Trustees to provide input or ask questions on any business that will come before the Board at the meeting, should email cindy.deboef@muskegoncc.edu no later than 12:30 […]

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MCC to Permanently Close Lakeshore Fitness Center

Muskegon Community College will permanently close its Lakeshore Fitness Center, which had halted operations on March 19 in conjunction with the campus response to the coronavirus, effective immediately. The Board of Trustees voted 5-2 for closing operations during a special meeting held on May 1. The Board conducted the meeting online in accordance with Gov. […]

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