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MCC Celebrates Manufacturing Day

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After a year off due to COVID, MCC was thrilled to welcome area companies back to campus to celebrate Manufacturing Day 2021. Six businesses and two providers were on hand to meet with hundreds of MCHS and MCC students to promote the exciting careers awaiting them right here in Montgomery County. Autumn Care of Biscoe, […]

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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 Forestry Program Finds Success at Cradle Competition

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If someone said you lived near the Cradle of Forestry, would you know what they were talking about? Nestled in Western North Carolina, below the Blue Ridge Parkway, is the birthplace of forestry in America. A national historic site, the land was purchased by George and Edith Vanderbilt during a major logging boom. Dr. Carl Schenck, […]

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MCC’s SBC Partners with SCA to Assist Marginalized Entrepreneurs

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Montgomery Community College’s Small Business Center is partnering with the Sandhills Cooperation Association to empower future business leaders in Montgomery County’s marginalized communities.  Instead of asking entrepreneurs to come to MCC’s Page Street campus, SBC staff will conduct outreach initiatives through SCA’s network of trusted leaders and the locations they serve. The SBC will host […]

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Small Business Center Welcomes New Director

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The Small Business Center at Montgomery Community College is pleased to welcome Emily Tucker as its new director. Tucker replaces Savannah Heath who was recently hired by Montgomery County as its director of economic development. Tucker joins the College with nearly 25 years of service and support to the business community of Richmond County. She […]

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MCC’s Taxidermy Program Takes Flight

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MCC’s taxidermy classroom is full of feathers these days, with students hard at work bringing back lifelike qualities to an interesting beautiful group of birds. Both the day and evening classes cover fowl in their first semester, which is an important and logical first step in mastering taxidermy techniques. “Fowl are the best starting place […]

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MCC Expands Heritage Crafts Offering

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Sydney Williams is the new director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts program. Thus far the Heritage Crafts offerings include Pottery, Beekeeping, Homebrew and Taxidermy classes, however Williams expects the topic breadth to expand significantly. “Our students have considerable skills and love to use their hands to create,” explains Williams. “A robust Heritage Crafts curriculum will provide […]

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Curious Problem Solvers Meet THE CAR

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Quint Dunlap is still teaching, however he is now heading up Automotive Systems Technology at Montgomery Community College. After lengthy stints at both the middle school and high school levels in Montgomery County, Mr. Dunlap is reconnecting with many of his former students at the new Joseph Reese Blair Career and Technical Education Center. “I’m […]

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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 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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