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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’s Campus Buzzing with New Apiary

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“Apiary” is the technical term given to an area where beehives are kept, and MCC now has one. In the southwestern corner of campus, between the Forestry Building and its new under-construction equipment shed, MCC has welcomed two colonies of bees housed in white Langstroth hives. Each Langstroth hive sits atop a sturdy pine stand […]

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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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An Accidental Beekeeper

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In the summer of 2007, Shirley Harris noticed her cucumbers were growing really well. She and husband Tony had always grown some for eating and pickling, but this particular season the vines were producing more cucumbers of exceptional quality than ever before. “It had very little to do with our gardening capabilities,” Shirley now admits. […]

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MCC’s Free CCR Classes Begin in July

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Montgomery Community College is offering free Career & College Readiness classes to help individuals earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma, learn English, improve spelling, math, and writing skills, or generally improve their academic skills in preparation for college-level coursework. These no-cost classes employ various instructional methods designed to meet students’ unique learning needs. Based […]

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With Renovations Complete, MCC Welcomes New Academic Program

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Improvements to “Building 500” on the Montgomery Community College Campus are finished, heralding the arrival of the College’s newest academic program, a Public Safety Administration degree. Public safety administration is the study of disaster relief, response, preparedness and recovery. The Public Safety Administration program will be offered at the degree, diploma and certificate level. Department […]

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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 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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New Leader for MCC Health & Public Safety Program

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MCC’s Health & Public Safety Program has a new director. Greg Taylor, former director of the College’s institutional effectiveness efforts, has moved to oversee the health and safety initiatives within the Continuing Education Department. Programs under Taylor’s purview include Emergency Medical Service (EMS) including Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Advanced Emergency […]

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