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Montgomery Community College Secures $375,000 in Golden LEAF Foundation Funding

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Montgomery Community College is pleased to announce it has received $375,000 in funding support from the Golden LEAF Foundation, a nonprofit organization established in 1999 to receive half of North Carolina’s funds from the master settlement agreement with cigarette manufacturers. The funds are part of the foundation’s Community Based Grants Initiative, targeting investments in the […]

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Montgomery Community College Achieves High National Rankings

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Two ranking services for higher education recently released research findings which portray Montgomery Community College in a very favorable light. The Guide to Online Schools recently published its 2020 Best Online Community College Rankings by State. Montgomery Community College is ranked fifth in its rankings for the state of North Carolina. Each of the state’s […]

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MCC Celebrates Employee Service

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Organizations of all types celebrate employee longevity, and MCC is no exception.  While celebrated virtually this year during its annual Quality Trails gathering, the College acknowledged years of service milestones for eight employees. Chad Bledsoe, Matthew Mutarelli and Pamela Raffaldt are celebrating five years. Mike Collins and Teresa Hudson are marking 10 years with the […]

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MCC’s Beth Smith Retires with Emeritus Status

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In recognition of outstanding commitment and service to Montgomery Community College, the College Board of Trustees voted to grant emeritus status to Beth Smith, its Vice President of Student Services. Beth will retire from MCC on January 29, 2021 having served the College for 34 years. “I fell into this career,” admits Beth. “I had […]

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BLET Director Herron Recognized with Scholarship

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On April 26th, in the company of 15 graduates, Basic Law Enforcement Training Program Director Pete Herron got a surprise. Mid-way through his cohort’s graduation ceremony, one graduate, Taylor Graves, stepped to the podium to announce a scholarship had been established in Pete Herron’s name in recognition of his decades-long service to law enforcement and […]

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Montgomery Community College Associate Degree in Nursing Program Earns State Board Approval

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Effective Friday, May 28, 2021, Montgomery Community College’s Associate Degree in Nursing Program will have full approval by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON). NCBON establishes the standards for nursing education programs preparing for nursing licensure. These standards are designed to ensure that graduates have the necessary education to safely and competently practice nursing. […]

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MCC Delivers Firearms Training to Special Team of Soldiers

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Montgomery Community College welcomed a special guest to campus in June, Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Reummler from the Fort Bragg Army Base. A friend of MCC Gunsmithing Instructor Matthew R. Mutarelli, Reummler was onsite to present certificates of appreciation to both Mutarelli and gunsmithing student Lew Jones. The two MCC representatives developed and taught a customized firearms […]

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MCC Places Fourth out of 820 Community Colleges

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Montgomery Community College placed fourth in SmartAsset’s Best Community Colleges Study for 2021. SmartAsset, a financial technology company, publishes articles, guides, reviews, calculators and tools to help people make decisions about personal finance. In its annual review of community colleges, the company examined 820 schools across the United States, considering three metrics when conducting this […]

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MCC Conveys Annual Employee Awards

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Each fall during MCC’s employee training/orientation event, Quality Trails, the College president announces the Faculty Member of the Year and the Staff Person of the Year. Each award recipient is selected by their peers, receiving their choice of a favorite parking spot for the year, and $750 to use toward a professional development experience of […]

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MCC Conveys Annual Scholarships to Deserving Students

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On the evening of August 25th, the Montgomery Community College Foundation awarded over $58,000 to students to attend the fall 2021 semester. These scholarships will be funded in the spring 2022 semester as well, putting education within reach of so many deserving students. Of the 62 scholarships awarded, 14 were to Montgomery Scholars, new students […]

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