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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 Supports AmeriQual Aseptic’s Workforce Development Needs

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If someone told you a company could provide quality, customized training to employees at no cost, would you believe it? Well, it’s true, and made possible through a collaboration between AmeriQual Aseptic, Montgomery Community College (MCC) and the state of North Carolina. Montgomery Community College was awarded the task of managing $137,211 to meet the […]

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MCC Co-Recipient of $5 Million U.S Department of Labor Grant

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The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $5 million grant to a consortium of North Carolina community colleges called “Aligning the Workforce and Education System for Manufacturing” also known as AWESM. Spearheaded by Forsyth Technical Community College, Montgomery Community College joins Alamance, Davidson County, Guilford Technical, Randolph, Rockingham and Surry community colleges to build […]

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Bear Creek Arsenal Outfits MCC Armorer’s Class

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In another act of generosity following its donation to renovate MCC’s bluing room, Bear Creek Arsenal supplied MCC’s gunsmithing program with AR-15 rifles to enhance student learning in its armorer’s class. More than two-thirds of an MCC gunsmithing student’s class time is spent in its shops, bringing theory to a practical application in a hands-on […]

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