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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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MCC Conveys Annual Scholarships to Deserving Students

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On the evening of August 25th, the Montgomery Community College Foundation awarded over $58,000 to students to attend the fall 2021 semester. These scholarships will be funded in the spring 2022 semester as well, putting education within reach of so many deserving students. Of the 62 scholarships awarded, 14 were to Montgomery Scholars, new students […]

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MCC Conveys Annual Employee Awards

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Each fall during MCC’s employee training/orientation event, Quality Trails, the College president announces the Faculty Member of the Year and the Staff Person of the Year. Each award recipient is selected by their peers, receiving their choice of a favorite parking spot for the year, and $750 to use toward a professional development experience of […]

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With Renovations Complete, MCC Welcomes New Academic Program

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Improvements to “Building 500” on the Montgomery Community College Campus are finished, heralding the arrival of the College’s newest academic program, a Public Safety Administration degree. Public safety administration is the study of disaster relief, response, preparedness and recovery. The Public Safety Administration program will be offered at the degree, diploma and certificate level. Department […]

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MCC Forestry Program Gears Up for Growth

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The Forestry Management Technology program at Montgomery Community College is expanding capacity with new facilities and capabilities. Just north of the forestry building on the west side of the MCC Campus sits a brand new equipment storage facility. The ten-bay, open-air shed measures a whopping 30 feet deep and 170 feet in length, secured by […]

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MCC Foundation Celebrates Generosity

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Each year the Montgomery Community College Foundation celebrates the generosity and accomplishments of its top individual contributors. The Fundraiser of the Year award goes to Andy Speer, former department chair of MCC’s Taxidermy department. Andy became an instructor at MCC in 2007, and is also the owner of Andy’s Taxidermy in Troy. He has been […]

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MCC Announces Career & College Promise Orientations

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Montgomery Community College is offering tuition-free college classes for MCHS students. Last year, about 450 high school students across the county took these courses through the innovative Career & College Promise (CCP) dual enrollment program, saving students and their families time and money toward a college degree. Some students even earned enough credits for a […]

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MCC Places Fourth out of 820 Community Colleges

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Montgomery Community College placed fourth in SmartAsset’s Best Community Colleges Study for 2021. SmartAsset, a financial technology company, publishes articles, guides, reviews, calculators and tools to help people make decisions about personal finance. In its annual review of community colleges, the company examined 820 schools across the United States, considering three metrics when conducting this […]

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