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MCC’s Beth Smith Retires with Emeritus Status

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In recognition of outstanding commitment and service to Montgomery Community College, the College Board of Trustees voted to grant emeritus status to Beth Smith, its Vice President of Student Services. Beth will retire from MCC on January 29, 2021 having served the College for 34 years. “I fell into this career,” admits Beth. “I had […]

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MCC Unveils New Ambulance for EMT Students

Continuing Education

Students enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician Basic and related public safety courses will experience the state’s added driver training component in a new ambulance! Montgomery Community College invested around $30,000 for the vehicle with additional items inside the ambulance made possible through a generous donation by First Health of the Carolinas. When people consider […]

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MCC Hosts Technical Rescuer Class, Locates Lost Hunter

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During the month of October, 36 emergency service men and women, representing 12 agencies, met at Montgomery Community College to complete the 60-hour North Carolina Technical Rescue Wilderness Rescue Certification Program. These students learned mapping, compass reading, tracking, survival, wilderness rescue, along with many other valuable wilderness survival lessons. During the class, a hunter was reported […]

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MCC Unveils New Student Counseling Center

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Montgomery Community College (MCC) is pleased to announce the opening of its new Student Counseling Center! The facility is located in Room 129 in Blair Hall (formerly known as building 100), just around the corner from its previous location. When students enter the new Center they will be met with an open, spacious common area […]

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Brave, Simple Choices Build a New Foundation

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In 2008, Shannon Thompson and her husband found themselves in a very difficult situation. The economic recession had backed the couple and their three children into a corner, and the Albemarle residents were facing bankruptcy and the loss of their home. Thompson reflects back on their former life, and remembers long stretches of money mismanagement […]

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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 Welcomes Hairston as Trustee

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Montgomery Community College is pleased to announce the arrival of Mrs. Shyla Hairston to its Board of Trustees. Hairston, a resident of Mount Gilead, replaces George Gilbreath as the newest MCC board member appointed by Governor Roy Cooper. Hairston was approached by a friend about the board opportunity. “He said I should apply, that I […]

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MCC Launches GEER Scholarship Funding

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The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges recently approved a $72,750 allocation from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship Fund to Montgomery Community College. These funds were made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and awarded to the North Carolina Office of the Governor by the U.S. Department […]

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MCC Renews Contracts with State and Federal Partners to Help Connect Montgomery County Job Seekers With Area Employers

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If you are a Montgomery County resident at least 16 years old and find yourself without a job or the means to find one, a team of people at Montgomery Community College are ready to bring all of their resources to bear on your situation. This summer the College renewed agreements to implement the state’s […]

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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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