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). Gold is
the highest ranking the organization awards to colleges and universities. It is the
College’s third Gold designation in as many years.
The Veteran-Friendly School program, created by the MVAA, recognizes institutions
of higher learning for their dedication to student veterans and dependents utilizing
their G.I. Bill and other educational benefits.
“We strive to make Mott College a welcoming and supportive environment for our military
veterans and their dependents,” said Dr. Chris Engle, Dean of Enrollment, Retention
and Registrar/Title IX Coordinator at MCC. “It is through the dedication, leadership
and hard work of our staff, such as Michele Traver, Operation Coordinator, Records
and Veterans Services, that we continue to qualify each year for this prestigious
The rankings make it simple for veterans and their dependents to identify schools
throughout Michigan that are committed to supporting them and helping them succeed.
Through the Veteran-Friendly School program, veterans will know exactly what services
are available to them when they walk onto a campus. The MVAA 2016 rankings are available
The veteran-friendly designation is available to any institution of higher learning
eligible to receive veteran education benefits, regardless of size, location or program
delivery. A new application and review process will be conducted every spring semester.
Institutions can apply each year for the same, higher or lower ranking.
About the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency: MVAA serves as the central coordinating
point for Michigan veterans, connecting those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces,
and their families, to services and benefits throughout the state. Learn more at MichiganVeterans.com
or call 800-MICH-VET (800-642-4838).
Mott Community College is committed to excellence in education and offering services
that cultivate student success and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural
community. With more than 100 academic and occupational degree programs, we help students
prepare to achieve more in an ever-changing economy. Through university transfer agreements,
high-demand associate's degree programs and one-year certification programs, we help
ensure that all Mott students are ready to get more out of life.
As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity
and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and
the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment
opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national
origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to
perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center
(PCC-2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information:
1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373.
Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center
(PCC-1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.
For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates
of students who attended these programs, please see the following link: http://www.mcc.edu/gainful_employ_disclosure/index.php
October 6, 2017