MCC Announces Stipends and Scholarships for Firefighting Students


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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MCC Welcomes Largest Law Enforcement Training Class in College History


Montgomery Community College welcomes 22 candidates to its fall 2020 Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program. Five women and 17 men comprise the cohort, which will spend evenings and some weekends together for the next seven months with an expected May 2021 graduation. The group of 22 represents the largest enrollment in the program’s history, […]

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


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 to Enhance Internet Connectivity for Montgomery County


After receiving nearly $500,000 through the Department of Education’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and distributing $191,488 to its 491 eligible students adversely impacted by the pandemic in June, Montgomery Community College (MCC) is using a significant portion of its remaining CARES Act funding to enhance Internet connectivity for Montgomery County residents. […]

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MCC’s Small Business Center to Fund Counseling Engagements for Area Companies

Small Business Center

If you own or work for a small business in Montgomery County the Small Business Center (SBC) at Montgomery Community College (MCC) will pay for your company to receive professional advice and counseling to survive and thrive during the COVID-19 epidemic. The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges approved this allocation for SBC counseling […]

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Jones Joins MCC as New Trustee

Board of Trustees

Philip B. Jones, a physician in Albemarle, has joined the Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees. Board Chair Claudia Bulthuis and College President Dr. Chad Bledsoe were on hand to welcome Jones to the MCC family. A replacement to former trustee Dr. Johnny McKinnon, a dentist in Mount Gilead. Jones’ term begins August 2020 and […]

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MCC Continues Campus Transformation

Campus renovations at 1011 Page Street in Troy continue at a steady clip as Montgomery Community College continues its march toward a more modern, efficient campus with student-friendly upgrades. Construction began in summer 2018 with extensive alterations to Building 100 known as Blair Hall. The facility underwent plumbing and HVAC upgrades in addition to classroom […]

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MCC Taxidermy Instructor Puts His Mark in New High School


Watching the new Montgomery Central High School being built, Riley Beaman, Director of Health and Public Safety at Montgomery Community College, had a lightbulb idea for a visual statement he felt would symbolize the magnitude, strength, and beauty of this new facility. His idea was to bring the Montgomery Central timberwolf mascot to life inside […]

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MCC Celebrates Employee Service


Organizations of all types celebrate employee longevity, and MCC is no exception.  While celebrated virtually this year during its annual Quality Trails gathering, the College acknowledged years of service milestones for eight employees. Chad Bledsoe, Matthew Mutarelli and Pamela Raffaldt are celebrating five years. Mike Collins and Teresa Hudson are marking 10 years with the […]

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Free Online Classes Available at MCC for High School Students


Free online classes are available to Montgomery County high school students this fall at Montgomery Community College (MCC) through the innovative Career & College Promise (CCP) dual enrollment program. Last year, about 450 high school students across the county took these courses, which saved students and their families time and money toward a college degree. […]

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