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MCC Launches Boot Camps to Support College and Career Readiness

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The College and Career Readiness (CCR) team at MCC has added another layer of support for students pursuing their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma: Boot Camps! Each of the half-day sessions covers one of the five topic areas students must master to obtain their HSE diploma: Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Writing. At the […]

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MCC Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual Shooting Clay Tournament

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Fifteen teams comprised of 60 shooters headed down to Ellerbe on a gorgeous fall morning for the MCC Foundation’s fifth 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 Celebrates “Made in Montgomery Day”

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Montgomery Community College normally celebrates a fall Manufacturing Day, but this year they decided to expand the reach of the event to all businesses, not just manufacturers, calling it Made in Montgomery Day! Companies in attendance included Troy Lumber, Mohawk Industries, Inc., Saputo, Inc., Mountaire Farms, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Sandy Ridge Assisted Living, NEXT Gen, […]

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MCC Forestry Student Receives NCFA Scholarship

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Every year, the North Carolina Forestry Association’s Forest Education and Conservation Foundation offers a scholarship to a Montgomery Community College (MCC) Forest Management Technology student. This year’s scholarship winner is Andrew Martin (Drew), a second-year student in the program. After receiving an undergraduate degree in history from the University of North Carolina Asheville in his […]

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MCC Early Adopter of Archives Initiative

In 2016, a group of North Carolina community college leaders established the North Carolina Community College Archives Association. Its purpose is to promote the establishment, development, support, and preservation of college archive and special collections within the 58 institutions of the North Carolina Community College System and to serve as a statewide voice on behalf […]

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Campers to Crime Solvers

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This past summer, area youth enjoyed a three-day immersion experience focused on criminal justice. Montgomery Community College’s “Mystery on the LEGEND Express” summer camp was presented in partnership with Montgomery County Schools and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. The first day began with a visit to Montgomery County’s 911 Communication Center. The group also received […]

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MCC’s Forestry Club Competes at Annual Cradle Competition

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MCC left its mark at the John G. Palmer Woodsmen’s Meet, held in the Pisgah National Forest on October 7, 2023. Competing against other Forest Management colleges like Haywood Community College, Mountain Gateway Community College, Wayne Community College, North Carolina State University and Penn State Mont Alto, MCC achieved impressive placements in various events! One […]

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MCC Celebrates Trustee Reappointments

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Three Montgomery Community College trustees were re-appointed to the board during the organization’s August retreat. Kerry Hensley, Dr. Katherine Dunlap and Chairman Claudia Bulthuis took their oaths of office, agreeing to serve additional four-year terms as trustees for the College. Shown in back is trustee Gordon Knowles who helped administer the oaths.

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MCC Foundation Sets Fundraising Record at Annual Community Event

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The Montgomery Community College Foundation extends sincere thanks to the hundreds of community members who attended or donated to the college’s annual auction fundraiser, held on September 22, 2023. The event, called Boots, Bling and Blue Jeans, featured country-western music and a beef brisket/smoked chicken buffet. Around 300 people attended the event, raising a record […]

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RichmondCC’s CDL Program Expands with MCC Partnership

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Richmond Community College is expanding its Truck Driver Training program into Montgomery County thanks to a partnership with Montgomery Community College. MCC students will now have access to earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL) using resources from RichmondCC’s Truck Driver Training program. “We at MCC are very proud to be able to work together with […]

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