Muskegon Community College News and Events

Muskegon Community College News

MCC Announces Summer 2018 Semester Academic Honors

The following Muskegon Community College (MCC) students have earned academic recognition for their grade point averages during the recently completed Summer 2018 Semester. They are listed by 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 […]

Read More about MCC Announces Summer 2018 Semester Academic Honors
Muskegon Community College News

Muskegon Writers’ Series Seeks Irish Music Festival Limerick Contest Entries

The Muskegon Writers’ Series is sponsoring the 2018 Michigan Irish Music Festival Limerick Contest, open to individuals 18 years and older, in conjunction with the annual festival on Sept. 13-16 at Heritage Landing in Muskegon. Contestants are limited to five limericks per person and all entries must be postmarked or submitted online by Friday, Sept. […]

Read More about Muskegon Writers’ Series Seeks Irish Music Festival Limerick Contest Entries
Downtown Live Concert Logo

New Downtown Live Concert Series to Showcase MCC and Community Musicians

The new Downtown Live Concert Series at the Frauenthal Center, 426 W. Western Ave., launches in October and will feature every Muskegon Community College music ensemble, as well as the Shoreline Symphony and West Michigan Concert WINDS which are affiliated with MCC. The 14-concert series, which includes two groups that have performed at Carnegie Hall […]

Read More about New Downtown Live Concert Series to Showcase MCC and Community Musicians
View of the Gettysburg battlefield

Experience the Art and History of Gettysburg This Fall

Muskegon Community College Art Instructor Tim Norris and History Instructors Kurt Troutman and George Maniates will offer “The Art and History of Gettysburg,” a special six-part lecture series from Sept. 5-Oct. 24 at the Sturrus Technology Center. Students and community members have the opportunity to join a four-day guided excursion to Gettysburg National Military Park. […]

Read More about Experience the Art and History of Gettysburg This Fall
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 […]

Read More about Governor Tours MCC, Signs Marshall Plan for Talent
Muskegon Community College News

MCC to Host Local Candidate Forums in July

The MCC Center for Experiential Learning will host a series of candidate forums in July at the College’s Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay, in downtown Muskegon. The format consists of candidates’ opening statements followed by selected questions pertaining to three general topics that will be identified in advance. The forums are free and the […]

Read More about MCC to Host Local Candidate Forums in July
College Reading and Learning Association logo

MCC Tutoring Center Receives CRLA Certification

The Muskegon Community College Tutoring Center on campus has been awarded Stage 1, Level 2 and 3, certification from the College Reading and Learning Association’s  (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program. “This means our tutors are not only qualified to help with content, but also to ensure students receive the best support possible,” said Dean Fritzemeier, […]

Read More about MCC Tutoring Center Receives CRLA Certification
Nick Sarnicola and Cody Theil

Cody Theil Wins Inaugural $10,000 Sarnicola Entrepreneur Award

Cody Theil won the inaugural Sarnicola Entrepreneur Award, a $10,000 grant from Nick and Ashley Sarnicola and the NextGen Foundation, presented to a Muskegon Community College (MCC) student whose entrepreneurial concept is judged the best in an annual competition. Nick Sarnicola announced the winner on June 1 at the MCC Rooks|Sarnciola Entrepreneur Institute and Lakeshore […]

Read More about Cody Theil Wins Inaugural $10,000 Sarnicola Entrepreneur Award
1st place Rachel Frucci

54th Annual Student Art and Design Award Winners Announced

The award winners in the 54rd Annual MCC Student Art and Design Exhibition, featuring artwork of outstanding merit produced by leading student artists over the past academic year, were announced during a May 30 reception in Overbrook Art Gallery, where the exhibit continues through Sept. 6. The artwork, which was selected by MCC’s art faculty […]

Read More about 54th Annual Student Art and Design Award Winners Announced
5x5 Night logo

Five Entrepreneurs Compete for $5,000 at Lakeshore Fab Lab on May 30

StartGarden’s exciting monthly 5×5 Night competition for a $5,000 prize comes to the Lakeshore Fab Lab in downtown Muskegon on Wednesday, May 30, when five entrepreneurs will be allotted only five minutes each to pitch their ideas to five judges. Free and open to the public, doors open at 5 p.m. The presentations, which begin […]

Read More about Five Entrepreneurs Compete for $5,000 at Lakeshore Fab Lab on May 30