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MCC to Teach Detention Officer Certification Course

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The North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission has approved Montgomery Community College to deliver its 174-hour Detention Officer Certification Course. The college’s accreditation became effective March 16, 2021, and the school is making plans to admit its first cohort of officers on June 7, 2021. The 174-hour course, which is taught over a […]

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MCC Announces New Online Career Coach Portal

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Montgomery Community College is pleased to unveil its new Career Coach portal, an online resource for residents in Montgomery County to explore areas of study and discover in-demand careers based on their areas of interest and personal traits. Students can visit https://montgomery.emsicc.com to get started. The portal facilitates a career assessment where students can learn […]

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MCC Reflects Upon COVID-19 Response

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A year ago this week, Montgomery Community College moved to a virtual learning model in response to the arrival of COVID-19. While some content delivery gradually returned to face-to-face instruction with precautionary measures, many of MCC’s initial prevention measures remain in place to this day. Classes continue, students and faculty meet in person and virtually, […]

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MCC Hosts Technical Rescuer Class, Locates Lost Hunter

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During the month of October, 36 emergency service men and women, representing 12 agencies, met at Montgomery Community College to complete the 60-hour North Carolina Technical Rescue Wilderness Rescue Certification Program. These students learned mapping, compass reading, tracking, survival, wilderness rescue, along with many other valuable wilderness survival lessons. During the class, a hunter was reported […]

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Brave, Simple Choices Build a New Foundation

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In 2008, Shannon Thompson and her husband found themselves in a very difficult situation. The economic recession had backed the couple and their three children into a corner, and the Albemarle residents were facing bankruptcy and the loss of their home. Thompson reflects back on their former life, and remembers long stretches of money mismanagement […]

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MCC Renews Contracts with State and Federal Partners to Help Connect Montgomery County Job Seekers With Area Employers

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If you are a Montgomery County resident at least 16 years old and find yourself without a job or the means to find one, a team of people at Montgomery Community College are ready to bring all of their resources to bear on your situation. This summer the College renewed agreements to implement the state’s […]

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MCC Welcomes Largest Law Enforcement Training Class in College History

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Montgomery Community College welcomes 22 candidates to its fall 2020 Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program. Five women and 17 men comprise the cohort, which will spend evenings and some weekends together for the next seven months with an expected May 2021 graduation. The group of 22 represents the largest enrollment in the program’s history, […]

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MCC Renews Contracts with State and Federal Partners to Help Connect Montgomery County Job Seekers With Area Employers

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If you are a Montgomery County resident at least 16 years old and find yourself without a job or the means to find one, a team of people at Montgomery Community College are ready to bring all of their resources to bear on your situation. This summer the College renewed agreements to implement the state’s […]

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MCC to Enhance Internet Connectivity for Montgomery County

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After receiving nearly $500,000 through the Department of Education’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and distributing $191,488 to its 491 eligible students adversely impacted by the pandemic in June, Montgomery Community College (MCC) is using a significant portion of its remaining CARES Act funding to enhance Internet connectivity for Montgomery County residents. […]

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MCC Taxidermy Instructor Puts His Mark in New High School

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Watching the new Montgomery Central High School being built, Riley Beaman, Director of Health and Public Safety at Montgomery Community College, had a lightbulb idea for a visual statement he felt would symbolize the magnitude, strength, and beauty of this new facility. His idea was to bring the Montgomery Central timberwolf mascot to life inside […]

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