The Aspen Institute Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Top 150 2017
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A Tradition of Excellence

Since being founded in 1923, Mott Community College has established a tradition of excellence. From academics to athletics, from economic development to high technology, MCC is nationally recognized as a leading force. As the Flint Journal stated in a recent editorial,

“Mott Community College is the backbone of higher education for Genesee County and beyond.”

MCC alumni have gone on to become corporate leaders, international engineers, university professors, doctors, scientists, artists and leaders in a hundred professions. MCC alumni are judges, mayors, legislators and community leaders at every level. They have created businesses, won patents, argued court cases, and made communities healthier and safer for over 75 years.

MCC athletes have won national championships and built a sports tradition unequaled by any other community college in Michigan. More importantly, MCC has helped to build successful lives for tens of thousands of individual men and women, one person at a time. Following are just a handful of those distinguished MCC Alumni:

Al Loving

Fine Arts graduate with works in museums including the Whitney and the Smithsonian.

Clarence (“Kelly”) Johnson

Designed America’s first production jet airplane.

Honorable Donald W. Riegle, Jr.

Served as U.S. Representative and Senator in Congress for almost three decades, including as Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee.

Dr. Charles Teaberry

Professor, Stanford University and CEO, Education Testing Inc., (also member of the Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame in the multi-sport category).

Honorable Woodrow Stanley

Former Mayor of Flint.

Sue Novara-Reber

7-time National Bicycle Champion.

Woodrow Skaff

Owner, Skaff Furniture Carpet One.

Ramona Roberts

Chief Judge, District Court.

Dr. Raymond Gist

President, American Dental Association.

Honorable Paul Gadola

Federal Judge.

Robert Ransom

Genesee County Chief Circuit Judge.

Julius and JoAnne Shaw

Founders and owners, Coffee Beanery.

Albert J. Koegel

Owner, Koegel Meats.

Jerome O'Rourke

Former Genesee County Prosecutor.

Dan Cady

President of the National Community Education Association.

Gladys Beckwith

President of the Michigan Women's Studies Association and Executive Director of the Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame

Edna Green-Perry

Head of the Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center at Hurley Medical Center.

Art Reyes

President of UAW Local 651

John Chinonis

Co-founder/co-owner of YAYA's Flame Broiled Chicken.

Dr. Richard A. Shick

President, International College of Dentists.

Kathleen Glynn

Academy and Emmy Award-winning producer

Sixto Olivo

President, Allied Batteries.

Scott Swedorski

Vice President of Software Development for CoffeeCup Software

William F. Pickard

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Automotive Alliance

Honorable Thomas Yeotis

Genesee County Circuit Court Judge.

October 9, 2017
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