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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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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 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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Small Business Center Welcomes New Director

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The Small Business Center at Montgomery Community College is pleased to welcome Emily Tucker as its new director. Tucker replaces Savannah Heath who was recently hired by Montgomery County as its director of economic development. Tucker joins the College with nearly 25 years of service and support to the business community of Richmond County. She […]

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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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MCC Receives $100k Cannon Grant

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Thanks to generous support from The Cannon Foundation, Montgomery Community College will begin renovating its Metal Finishing Laboratory. The facility, located in Blair Hall, will be used for sandblasting, metal grinding, painting, application of manganese phosphate and black oxide, as well as the finishing and fabrication of various projects and mediums. The $100,000 Cannon Foundation […]

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MCC Celebrates Winterfest

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After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, the MCC campus was once again buzzing with activity during the College’s Winterfest celebration. On February 28th the campus eased its mask-wearing requirements, so not only were students and employees present, they were sporting smiles and completely visible to one another. “It was just so good to […]

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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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New Leadership for MCC’s Information Technology Program

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Stephanie Weishner, MCC’s former Dean of Information Technology, has stepped away from her administrative role to fill an instructional need at the College, as Department Chair of Information Technology. “I have always been interested in teaching, and was excited to make this move when the opportunity was presented to me,” explains Weishner. “I hope students […]

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Carolina ALL OUT: A Natural Partner

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All organizations rely on their employees to deliver excellent products and service to their intended audience, and Montgomery Community College is no different. Our faculty and staff do a marvelous job attracting, educating and assisting students, but we don’t do it alone; there is an extensive supporting cast of partners who provide resources, reach and […]

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