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Eligible 2021 MCHS Grads Receive Free Tuition and Fees at MCC For Up to Two Years

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North Carolina’s Longleaf Commitment Grant is a program for 2021 Montgomery County High School graduates who attend Montgomery Community College in the Fall 2021 semester. MCHS graduates may be eligible to receive this grant to cover tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit. Full-time eligible students will receive $700 to $2,800 […]

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NC’s Future Forests are in Caring Hands

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The concept of stewardship has always fascinated Amelia Thompson. A second year student in the Forest Management Technology program at Montgomery Community College in Troy, North Carolina, Thompson was searching for a way to serve God and people in the setting she prefers: nature. “The idea of caring for land and the trees on it […]

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MCC Announces Career & College Promise Orientations

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Montgomery Community College is offering tuition-free college classes for MCHS students. Last year, about 450 high school students across the county took these courses through the innovative Career & College Promise (CCP) dual enrollment program, saving students and their families time and money toward a college degree. Some students even earned enough credits for a […]

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MCC Forestry Program Gears Up for Growth

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The Forestry Management Technology program at Montgomery Community College is expanding capacity with new facilities and capabilities. Just north of the forestry building on the west side of the MCC Campus sits a brand new equipment storage facility. The ten-bay, open-air shed measures a whopping 30 feet deep and 170 feet in length, secured by […]

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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 Seeing Growth in Sustainable Ag Program

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In January of 2020 Montgomery Community College launched its Sustainable Agriculture program in the new Joseph Reese Blair Career and Technical Education Center, just two months prior to the College moving to fully-online instruction due to COVID-19. As with many programs housed in that facility, student experience was diminished due to the lack of hands-on […]

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Now I Can Focus

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Scotty Moore will graduate in May 2022 with an Associate in Science degree, but he’s just getting started. The Baltimore native and father of four is working, parenting and keeping his education in forward motion as he gets closer to committing to a bachelor’s degree in the field of Environmental Health & Safety. “I hit […]

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MCC’s Taxidermy Program Takes Flight

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MCC’s taxidermy classroom is full of feathers these days, with students hard at work bringing back lifelike qualities to an interesting beautiful group of birds. Both the day and evening classes cover fowl in their first semester, which is an important and logical first step in mastering taxidermy techniques. “Fowl are the best starting place […]

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MCC Psychology Class Gets Upgrade

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If you’re one of the 70 students who will take MCC’s online General Psychology class in 2022, you’ll be getting an upgraded learning experience. The course was recently awarded the Quality Matters certification mark following a rigorous review process. The designation recognizes online course design quality and represents MCC’s ongoing commitment to creating a positive […]

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Longleaf Grant Renewed

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North Carolina’s Longleaf Commitment Grant is a program for 2021 Montgomery County High School graduates who attend Montgomery Community College in the Fall 2021 semester. MCHS graduates may be eligible to receive this grant to cover tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit. Full-time eligible students will receive $700 to $2,800 […]

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