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MCC Announces Stipends and Scholarships for Firefighting Students

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MCC students pursuing firefighting designations are eligible to receive either a stipend or a scholarship through a firefighter recruitment and retention initiative funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Foundation of North Carolina. Both adult and high school students are eligible for the program, classes will begin in January 2021. The BCBS Foundation of […]

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SECU Scholarships Fund Training for Wallace-Dunn HVAC Employees

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Have you ever heard the term upskilling? The term describes a relatively recent workplace trend that facilitates continuous learning for employees. Individuals can “up their skills” by participating in training programs and development opportunities that expand an employee’s abilities and minimize any skill gaps they may have. MCC’s Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology program […]

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MCC Students Drawn to Google® IT Support Professional Certificate Program

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MCC has filled its third cohort of students pursuing new opportunities or a new work-from-home career. The Google® IT Support Professional Certificate, an online training program developed by Google® and hosted by Montgomery Community College, teaches students the skills needed to start a career in IT support, which is one of the fastest growing fields […]

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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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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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