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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 Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual Shooting Clay Tournament

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Ten teams comprised of 40 shooters headed down to Ellerbe on a gorgeous fall day for the MCC Foundation’s fourth annual Shooting Clay Tournament. DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports hosted the competition which featured 14 shooting stations with two shooting boxes at each station. The course, over a mile long, winds through wooded areas, fields and duck […]

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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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10,000 Meals from MLK “Day On” Event at MCC

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Approximately 90 volunteers came together at Montgomery Community College to package over 10,000 meals in a half-day of service on March 11, 2022. 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 12th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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MCC Foundation Conveys Two Annual Awards

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The MCC Foundation Board awarded its Humanitarian of the Year and Fundraiser of the Year Awards at its March 2022 meeting. Award recipients were on hand to receive personal thank-yous in addition to commemorative pottery gifts crafted by Sydney Williams, director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts Program. The Humanitarian Award is given to the individual or […]

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MCC Golf Tournament Funds Scholarships

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MCC’s 24th annual golf tournament fundraiser provided over $17,000 in funds to support the MCC Foundation and the academic endeavors of Montgomery Community College students. The event, which took place April 8th at Densons Creek Golf Course in Troy, featured 16 teams of four players. “This year’s event represents our second-highest fundraising effort to date,” […]

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MCC Gunsmithing Program Receives Firearms Donation from Beretta USA

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The Montgomery Community College Gunsmithing Program recently received 363 rifles from Beretta USA. A portion were purchased, but the bulk of the rifles were donated. MCC students will use these Tikka T3 Stainless Lite rifles in their re-barreling and refinishing classes. “We are grateful to Beretta USA for these rifles,” said Gunsmithing Program Director Mark […]

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MCC to Use Walmart Community Grant for Student Firefighters

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The Health & Public Safety Program at Montgomery Community College has received a $2,000 Walmart Community Grant. In receiving this grant, MCC is part a long history of Walmart’s commitment to giving back to the communities where it operates. MCC is grateful to Walmart Store #2908 in Biscoe, and to the Walmart Community Grants team […]

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Russell Fuller: At Your Service

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It is hard to imagine meeting a busier person than Russell Fuller. Not busy like a honey-do list (though I’m sure he has one of those) but busy in the sense of servitude, especially when it comes to events, projects and interests related to United States veterans. Though retired, this 82-year-old veteran keeps a full […]

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