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MCC Student Photographers Make the Holidays Picture Perfect


MCC will host its 7th Annual Help Portrait Event Dec. 2 in the Event Center on the main campus in Flint.

MCC receives CCAMPIS grant to support student-parents


MCC is one of only four Michigan colleges recently that was awarded a four-year federal grant totaling $492,900 to increase student-parent access to childcare in order to promote postsecondary success in enrollment, persistence and graduation.

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to Feature Patricia Constantine


The Mott Community College Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of drawn and painted works by Patricia Constantine.

MCC to host summit on college success for young men of color


MCC will host "Awaken My Youth: Stay Woke!" a summit supporting male diversity in education Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Event Center on the main campus in Flint.

COFFEE BEANERY Donates Franchise For MCC Flint Campus


Mott Community College cut the ribbon on a new Coffee Beanery franchise located on the main campus in Flint on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

MCC & Security Credit Union Host Community Halloween Party


The Halloween fun starts early at the 16th Annual Mott Community College Halloween Party Friday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Ballenger Field House on the Flint campus.

Promise Kept: Community Leaders Secure Tuition-Free Education for Flint Students


Legislation recently passed the House and Senate to make Flint a Promise Zone, and Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) gathered with community leaders at MCC to announce the latest information about the scholarship program.

MCC signs first formal international Memorandum of Understanding


Agreement creates Sister College relationship between Michigan and Liberia.

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to Feature a Sculptural Invitational


The Mott Community College Fine Arts Gallery will present "Sculpture Invitational, " an exhibition of sculpture by nine artists working in the Flint and southeastern Michigan area, from Oct. 16 through 31.

MCC to host free public course "Black Minds Matter"


Mott Community College will Host "BLACK MINDS MATTER: A Focus on Black Boys and Men in Education," a free, online, eight-part public course, taught by Professor J. Luke Wood from San Diego State University on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 23.

MCC Recognizes Four Outstanding Alumni Oct. 12


Mott Community College honors four alumni and one MCC retiree at the College's 14th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Retiree Awards program Oct. 12.

MCC named one of 150 eligible for Aspen Prize


Mott Community College has been selected as one of only 150 nationally to be eligible for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

MCC closes on purchase of Woodside Church


Mott Community College MCC closed on the purchase of Woodside Church Friday, Oct. 6, officially taking possession of the property, which will be developed into a Family Life Center for MCC students.

Ready for College? Attend MCC's Regional College Fair Oct. 26


College shopping is made easy at the Mott Community College (MCC) 33rd Annual Regional College Fair Oct. 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

MCC Earns Third Gold Ranking as Veteran Friendly School


Mott Community College has received a Gold ranking as a Veteran Friendly School for the 2017-18 academic year by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA).

Try College For Free at MCC4Free Saturday, Oct. 28


Try college for a day - for FREE! Mott Community College is hosting MCC4Free, a community-wide open house, Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the main campus in Flint. Come experience college for a day through dozens of mini-sessions taught by MCC faculty.

Peace and Dignity Ceremony Celebrates 25th Anniversary


Mott Community College will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Peace & Dignity Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. on the main campus in Flint.

MCC to host "Flint Fright FilmFest" Presented by the Flint Horror Collective


The Flint Horror Collective is bringing a new era of terror to Flint this October with the inaugural Flint Fright FilmFest. This one-day film festival will be held Oct. 14.

MCC to raise funds for Houston hurricane relief for sister colleges


MCC is mounting a two-month Hurricane Harvey relief campaign called "Mott Cares" campus-wide.

MCC to Save $375,000 in interest with Bond Re-Funding


MCC will maximize taxpayer's dollars through re-funding of voter-authorized bonds projecting interest savings of approximately $375,000.

MCC Welcomes the 2017 Trustee Scholars


Mott Community College is pleased to announce the 2017 Class of Trustee Scholarship recipients.

MCC to screen 13TH for Constitution Day Sept. 14


The Mott Community College Political Science and Psychology departments will host a Constitution Day screening of the film "13TH" on Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Event Center. The screening is free and open to the public.

Better Health and Wealth Day Sponsored by MCC Workforce Development


Mott Community College (MCC) Workforce Development is hosting a Health & Wealth Community Event, Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the north parking lot of the MCC Wagner Building, at 709 N. Saginaw Street in Flint.

MCC student wins Best in Show in state competition


MCC Art and Design student Melissa Ruboyianes, of Flushing, earned Best of Show, and Dustin Hendershot, of Byron, earned an Honorable Mention, at the 2017 Annual Great Lakes Regional Community College Art Exhibition.

MCC Culinary Art Knowledge Bowl Team Earns Bronze


The MCC Culinary Knowledge Bowl Team earned a bronze medal at the 2017 Central and Western Region competition of the Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl.

Aug. 12 is a Super Saturday at MCC!


August 12 will be Super Saturday at Mott Community College (MCC). The College will be open on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Flint Campus. Saturday hours give current and prospective students an opportunity to complete enrollment processes for the fall semester which begins Saturday, Sept. 5.

New child care scholarship for water crisis victims at MCC


MCC student parents have access to a new child care scholarship beginning with the Fall semester 2017. The new Family Early Literacy Partnership (FELP) are for currently enrolled MCC students who are eligible for Pell funds, and who have a child aged 2 ½ to 4 years old, who was exposed to Flint water any time since April of 2014.

Early Childhood Learning Center earns 5 STAR rating


The Mott Community College (MCC) Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) has receives a 5 STAR quality rating from Great Start to Quality,

Southern Lakes Center Renovation


With the signing of the State Budget for 2018 on July 14, Mott Community College (MCC) has the go-ahead to begin an $8.1 million renovation of its Southern Lakes Branch Center (SLBC) in Fenton Township.

MCC Hosts Career Fair July 18 at Northern Tier Branch Center


Mott Community College Workforce and Career Development will host a Summer Career Fair July 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the College's Northern Tier Center, 4082 N. Vienna Road, in Clio.

MCC to create Culinary Institute in Downtown Flint


Mott Community College will re-locate the MCC Culinary Arts Institute to downtown Flint, enabling the college to expand the number of students it can serve in the program.

MCC Wins Governor's Service Leader Award for 2017


MCC recognized with the 2017 Michigan Governor's Education Service Leader Award honoring schools, colleges, universities and other organizations that support youth making a difference in their communities.

MCC's Perry is MCCAA Athletic Director of the Year


MCC Athletic Director Al Perry has been named the 2017 Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Athletic Director of the Year.

MCC artists' work will be on display at Table & Tap


A new collaboration has MCC student, faculty and alumni art on display at Table & Tap Bar & Grill as part of Flint ArtWalk.

MCC Offers the "BEAR" Essentials This Summer


The College will offer a variety of half-day, full-day and one-week programs for Middle School and High School-aged students to explore topics from Video Production and Cosmetology to Crime Scene Investigation.

MCC Workforce Development Employee Named Specialist of the Year


Mary Ann Kost, of Linden, was named Specialist of the Year by the Jobs for Michigan's Graduates (JMG) at their annual Career Conference.

MCC's Chief Stephens-Lock Earns Distinguished Woman in Higher Ed Award


MCC Chief of Public Safety Theresa Stephens-Lock named Distinguished Woman in Higher Education Leadership Award for 2017.

Bringing Stories to Life for the Deaf


Mott Community College (MCC) Sign Language Interpreter Training Program students will bring stories to life for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and hard of hearing children this summer during the family friendly story time at Applewood.

MCC Student Leadership Society Inducts 51 New Members


The Mott Community College (MCC) chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi) inducted 51 new members for the Winter Semester, and recognized 11 National Engaged Leaders.

July 14, 2017
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