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MCC Turns Up Heat on Pottery Program with New Kiln

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Hundreds of students and thousands of pieces of pottery later, one of MCC’s nine kilns is due for retirement. The College’s 20 year-old salt kiln is undergoing a complete replacement, with a new structure being built from the ground up. For the state’s oldest pottery program, having an effective salt kiln is very important. “This […]

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MCC Unveils 2021 NRA Short-Term Gunsmithing Classes

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Montgomery Community College is pleased to announce its slate of NRA-endorsed Gunsmithing classes for the 2021 year. Over 40 classes are available, the earliest of which begin in mid-February. Classes are offered at every level, from introductory to advanced experienced, and classes cover a wide range of topics from shooting instruction, gunsmithing and finishing, reloading […]

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MCC Co-Recipient of $5 Million U.S Department of Labor Grant

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The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $5 million grant to a consortium of North Carolina community colleges called “Aligning the Workforce and Education System for Manufacturing” also known as AWESM. Spearheaded by Forsyth Technical Community College, Montgomery Community College joins Alamance, Davidson County, Guilford Technical, Randolph, Rockingham and Surry community colleges to build […]

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MCC Unveils New Ambulance for EMT Students

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Students enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician Basic and related public safety courses will experience the state’s added driver training component in a new ambulance! Montgomery Community College invested around $30,000 for the vehicle with additional items inside the ambulance made possible through a generous donation by First Health of the Carolinas. When people consider […]

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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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MCC Launches GEER Scholarship Funding

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The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges recently approved a $72,750 allocation from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship Fund to Montgomery Community College. These funds were made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and awarded to the North Carolina Office of the Governor by the U.S. Department […]

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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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