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MCC MOTT Eats Food Pantry to continue serving students

03/19/2020

Mott Community College is providing food support to students experiencing food insecurity during the Coronavirus crisis through the on-campus Mott Eats Food Pantry. Mott Eats is open for grab and go prepackaged food bags from Noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, in the Mott Memorial Building, room 2111. Students who are in need of food and are unable to visit Mott Eats should call Dinah Schaller, Coordinator of the Lenore Croudy Family Life Center, at (810) 814-2308.

Beginning March 23, Mott Eats will provide prepackaged food bags by delivery only.  Deliveries will be available from 8 a.m. to noon and from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through a partnership with the UAW. To schedule a delivery students should call Schaller at (810) 814-2308.

“We are committed to continuing to support our students in need throughout the Coronavirus crisis,” said MCC President, Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea. “We are grateful to the UAW for helping us serve our students experiencing food insecurity.”

Since November 2019, the Mott Eats Food Pantry has served a total of 1,889 members of MCC student households with 14,900 pounds of food, according to Schaller.

Additionally, The Family Life Center provides the following services to MCC students:

  • Emergency Funds/Financial Assistance
  • Case Management
  • MI-Bridges Navigation
  • Legal Assistance
  • Advocacy: Special Populations
  • Housing
  • Mental Health/Counseling
  • Community Partner Referrals
  • Crisis Intervention

For help with anything else students are experiencing due to this change, students are encouraged to go to https://4me.mcc.edu/student/Pages/default.aspx and click "My Compass." You can "raise your hand" for assistance. Instructions on how to use My Compass will be on the new COVID-19 webpage under "IMPORTANT Student Information."

Visit the College’s COVID-19 page which has important information and resources for students at https://www.mcc.edu/campus-safety/covid-19-coronavirus.shtml#breadcrumbs2

REMINDER: The College has cancelled all events and gatherings regardless of their size through the end of April 2020. Students, faculty and staff should continue to monitor their MCC email and for all updates. The public is encouraged to visit www.mcc.edu/Coronavirus for the most recent notifications about College operations.

 


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, gender expression, gender identity, 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 – Student Success Services Center (PCC-2280E), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1117), Flint, MI 48503 (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-2280A), 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: https://www.mcc.edu/gainful_employ_disclosure/index.php Mott Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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March 19, 2020
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