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MCC Expands Heritage Crafts Offering

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Sydney Williams is the new director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts program. Thus far the Heritage Crafts offerings include Pottery, Beekeeping, Homebrew and Taxidermy classes, however Williams expects the topic breadth to expand significantly. “Our students have considerable skills and love to use their hands to create,” explains Williams. “A robust Heritage Crafts curriculum will provide […]

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MCC’s SBC Partners with SCA to Assist Marginalized Entrepreneurs

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Montgomery Community College’s Small Business Center is partnering with the Sandhills Cooperation Association to empower future business leaders in Montgomery County’s marginalized communities.  Instead of asking entrepreneurs to come to MCC’s Page Street campus, SBC staff will conduct outreach initiatives through SCA’s network of trusted leaders and the locations they serve. The SBC will host […]

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MCC Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual Shooting Clay Tournament

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Ten teams comprised of 40 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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MCC Obtains Credentials as EMS Education Institution

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Montgomery Community College has been named a credentialed North Carolina Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Provider Education Institution through April, 2025. The credential affords MCC the legal ability to offer Initial, Continuing Education and Recertification for Emergency Medical Response, Emergency Medical Technician and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician courses along with local Continuing Education for Paramedic courses. […]

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MCC to Sponsor Local FFA Chapter

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Montgomery Community College Career and Technical Education Program announces that the MCC Sustainable Agriculture Department is sponsoring the Montgomery Central FFA Chapter as a curriculum-connected opportunity for eligible students. The chapter honors the name of the local high school, but has historical ties to previous FFA chapters in the county. Though the name change is […]

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10,000 Meals from MLK “Day On” Event at MCC

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Approximately 90 volunteers came together at Montgomery Community College to package over 10,000 meals in a half-day of service on March 11, 2022. 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 12th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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MCC Foundation Conveys Two Annual Awards

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The MCC Foundation Board awarded its Humanitarian of the Year and Fundraiser of the Year Awards at its March 2022 meeting. Award recipients were on hand to receive personal thank-yous in addition to commemorative pottery gifts crafted by Sydney Williams, director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts Program. The Humanitarian Award is given to the individual or […]

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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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