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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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MCC Conveys Top Employee Awards

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Our award-winning employees receive their choice of a favorite parking spot for the year, and $750 to use toward a professional development experience of their choice. Congratulations to Tonya Luck, MCC Staff Person of the Year! Tonya Luck is MCC’s Director of Financial Services, and she has served the college for six years. She earned […]

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MCC’s BLET Program Transitions Leadership

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Effective August 31, 2022, Montgomery Community College bade farewell to its Basic Law Enforcement Director Pete Herron. Herron has piloted the college’s BLET program since 2013, with an initial graduating class of two students, with cohorts in recent years numbering in the teens and twenties. Pete Herron was elected Sheriff of Montgomery County in May […]

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New Leadership for MCC’s CCR Program

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Montgomery Community College is delighted to announce the arrival of its new Director of College and Career Readiness, Debra Sikes. Deb joins MCC with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M University, a master’s degree in school counseling and educational leadership from Stephen F. Austin University and superintendent certification from Lamar University. While she […]

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MCC Staff On Hand to Assist

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Staff from the Department of Continuing Education at Montgomery Community College are “on location” every Wednesday from 1-5pm at Star Town Hall (454 South Main Street) through December 14th. Visitors are encouraged to drop by to learn more about programs and classes offered at MCC, and to explore how community college opportunities and resources can […]

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Still Local, and Loving It

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Ashleigh Thompson grew up in Star, and graduated from East Montgomery High School in 2015. While in high school she took Career & College promise classes, knocking-out many of college core requirements like English, math and science. “I’ve always really enjoyed the classroom,” admits Thompson. “Even at a young age, I was a natural student. […]

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Thousands of Meals from MLK “Day On” Event at MCC

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Approximately 75 volunteers met at Montgomery Community College to package nearly 10,000 meals in a half-day of service on January 23, 2023. Volunteers from MCC (students, faculty and staff), Communities in Schools, 4-H, Youth Leadership Montgomery, Eckerd Connects, East Middle School, Montgomery County Early College and Troy Rotary participated in the 13th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day […]

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