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MCC to Use Walmart Community Grant for Student Firefighters

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The Health & Public Safety Program at Montgomery Community College has received a $2,000 Walmart Community Grant. In receiving this grant, MCC is part a long history of Walmart’s commitment to giving back to the communities where it operates. MCC is grateful to Walmart Store #2908 in Biscoe, and to the Walmart Community Grants team […]

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Youth Participate in MCC’s Culinary Camp

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Seventeen youth participated in a four-day cooking event held at Montgomery Community College in July. The Recipe for Success Summer Culinary Camp was funded by a North Carolina Community College Adult Educators Association “Lead the Way” Grant. The Montgomery County chapter of Communities In Schools and Montgomery County Schools partnered with MCC to offer this […]

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Let’s Roll

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Eggrolls are a flaky, flour and egg-based pastry filled with cabbage, meat and minced vegetables before they are deep-fried. These tasty, hot cylinders are a common companion to Chinese takeout in America, however two Troy-based entrepreneurs have made eggrolls an entrée, moving far beyond the typical pork and cabbage option. Ronny Xiong’s family heritage is […]

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MCC to Provide Custom, High-Tech Training to Mohawk Employees

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Montgomery Community College has secured over $70,000 in state funds for customized training based on systems upgrades and equipment for Mohawk Industries, Incorporated. Mohawk Industries, Incorporated in Mt. Gilead is one of the company’s four locations in North Carolina. In 2006, Mohawk purchased Montgomery County-based Homanit USA, an existing medium density fiberboard manufacturer. Mohawk has […]

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MCC Receives Grant for MLK Event

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Montgomery Community College is the recipient of a Randolph Electric Member Corporation People Helping People Sharing Success Community Grant. The funds will be used to support MCC’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-On Challenge, an event which will take place at MCC on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 16, 2023. In […]

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New Leadership for MCC’s CCR Program

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Montgomery Community College is delighted to announce the arrival of its new Director of College and Career Readiness, Debra Sikes. Deb joins MCC with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M University, a master’s degree in school counseling and educational leadership from Stephen F. Austin University and superintendent certification from Lamar University. While she […]

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MCC Cuts Ribbon at Greenhouse Site

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MCC recently celebrated the establishment of a new greenhouse complex with a ribbon cutting ceremony. College trustees, students, faculty and community members were on hand to commemorate the completion of the two-year project. The complex includes an environmentally-controlled A-frame greenhouse along with a ventilated cold-frame structure, housing several hydroponic systems, including a 650-gallon aquaponics demonstration […]

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MCC Staff On Hand to Assist

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Staff from the Department of Continuing Education at Montgomery Community College are “on location” every Wednesday from 1-5pm at Star Town Hall (454 South Main Street) through December 14th. Visitors are encouraged to drop by to learn more about programs and classes offered at MCC, and to explore how community college opportunities and resources can […]

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MCC Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual Shooting Clay Tournament

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Thirteen teams comprised of 52 shooters headed down to Ellerbe on a gorgeous fall day for the MCC Foundation’s fourth annual Shooting Clay Tournament. DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports hosted the competition which featured 14 shooting stations with two shooting boxes at each station. The course, over a mile long, winds through wooded areas, fields and duck […]

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Thousands of Meals from MLK “Day On” Event at MCC

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Approximately 75 volunteers met at Montgomery Community College to package nearly 10,000 meals in a half-day of service on January 23, 2023. Volunteers from MCC (students, faculty and staff), Communities in Schools, 4-H, Youth Leadership Montgomery, Eckerd Connects, East Middle School, Montgomery County Early College and Troy Rotary participated in the 13th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day […]

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