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MCC Welcomes Smith to Helm of Continuing Education Department

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Montgomery Community College is pleased to announce Hunter Smith as its new Dean of Continuing Education. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from UNC-Pembroke, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree from Liberty University in higher education administration. Prior to accepting this role, Hunter […]

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MCC Employees Complete Leadership Program

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Two MCC employees recently completed the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program. Jessica Hamilton, Director of Business & Industry Services and Amy Frieary, Dean of Health and Human Services finished the six-month leadership program designed to provide participants with organized, face-to-face experiences to help them develop skills needed to lead in a community college atmosphere. […]

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MCC Hosts Extrication Weekend

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In late May, MCC’s Department of Health & Public Safety hosted an Extrication Weekend. Extrication is the process of removing a vehicle from around a person who has been involved in a motor vehicle collision, when conventional means of exit are impossible or inadvisable. First responders use a delicate approach in order to minimize injury […]

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MCC Renews Focus on NRA Courses

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Montgomery Community College is pleased to welcome Michael Gardner as its new Facilitator of Short-Term Gunsmithing Courses. Michael spent his earlier years in the state of New York where he worked in a variety of fields including construction, banking and investments, operating a dairy/creamery and managing a dental office. He also served with various Non-Governmental […]

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MCC Secures Randolph EMC’s People Helping People Grant

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The People Helping People (PHP) Board of Directors announced a $975 community grant to the MCC Foundation. The board of directors for PHP, a nonprofit program of Randolph EMC, awards grants that contribute to one or more of three focus areas: the health and well-being of individuals, financial support for income-challenged families or educational advancement […]

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RichmondCC’s CDL Program Expands with MCC Partnership

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Richmond Community College is expanding its Truck Driver Training program into Montgomery County thanks to a partnership with Montgomery Community College. MCC students will now have access to earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL) using resources from RichmondCC’s Truck Driver Training program. “We at MCC are very proud to be able to work together with […]

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Campers to Crime Solvers

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This past summer, area youth enjoyed a three-day immersion experience focused on criminal justice. Montgomery Community College’s “Mystery on the LEGEND Express” summer camp was presented in partnership with Montgomery County Schools and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. The first day began with a visit to Montgomery County’s 911 Communication Center. The group also received […]

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MCC Launches Boot Camps to Support College and Career Readiness

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The College and Career Readiness (CCR) team at MCC has added another layer of support for students pursuing their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma: Boot Camps! Each of the half-day sessions covers one of the five topic areas students must master to obtain their HSE diploma: Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Writing. At the […]

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MCC Health & Public Safety Has New Leadership; Now a Designated NAEMT Site

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Ashley Hernandez always knew she would be a teacher, but she never predicted she would move from early childhood to teaching adults! Ashley joined Montgomery Community College in March 2024 as its full-time Director of Health & Public Safety, after serving the college as the lead Emergency Medical Services instructor. Ashley holds her NC Paramedic […]

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Associate with bees, please.

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Now that most of us have cleaned away the yellow tree pollen that plagues North Carolinians during the month of April each year, it seems to be a good time to learn about another kind of pollination which is happening all around us during the summer months, thanks to many busy insects and animals such […]

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