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Bear Creek Arsenal Outfits MCC Armorer’s Class

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In another act of generosity following its donation to renovate MCC’s bluing room, Bear Creek Arsenal supplied MCC’s gunsmithing program with AR-15 rifles to enhance student learning in its armorer’s class. More than two-thirds of an MCC gunsmithing student’s class time is spent in its shops, bringing theory to a practical application in a hands-on […]

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MCC’s Free CCR Classes Begin in July

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Montgomery Community College is offering free Career & College Readiness classes to help individuals earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma, learn English, improve spelling, math, and writing skills, or generally improve their academic skills in preparation for college-level coursework. These no-cost classes employ various instructional methods designed to meet students’ unique learning needs. Based […]

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MCC Implements S.T.E.P. Job Readiness Program

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Brutonville Community Center in Candor will be the first of several sites to host Montgomery Community College’s S.T.E.P. Job Readiness Training program this summer through fall. The six-week program, which takes place in Candor July 12th through August 19th, aims to take participants from the initial technology setup needed for a job search, all the […]

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MCC Offering Child Care Center Series

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As Montgomery County parents make their way back to the workplace, and children of all ages venture back to the classroom, the ongoing family dilemma re-asserts itself: What are we doing for child care? Post-pandemic answers are even harder to come by; previous arrangements have been disrupted, providers have left the marketplace and parents are […]

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NC’s Future Forests are in Caring Hands

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The concept of stewardship has always fascinated Amelia Thompson. A second year student in the Forest Management Technology program at Montgomery Community College in Troy, North Carolina, Thompson was searching for a way to serve God and people in the setting she prefers: nature. “The idea of caring for land and the trees on it […]

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MCC Delivers Firearms Training to Special Team of Soldiers

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Montgomery Community College welcomed a special guest to campus in June, Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Reummler from the Fort Bragg Army Base. A friend of MCC Gunsmithing Instructor Matthew R. Mutarelli, Reummler was onsite to present certificates of appreciation to both Mutarelli and gunsmithing student Lew Jones. The two MCC representatives developed and taught a customized firearms […]

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An Accidental Beekeeper

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In the summer of 2007, Shirley Harris noticed her cucumbers were growing really well. She and husband Tony had always grown some for eating and pickling, but this particular season the vines were producing more cucumbers of exceptional quality than ever before. “It had very little to do with our gardening capabilities,” Shirley now admits. […]

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Eligible 2021 MCHS Grads Receive Free Tuition and Fees at MCC For Up to Two Years

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North Carolina’s Longleaf Commitment Grant is a program for 2021 Montgomery County High School graduates who attend Montgomery Community College in the Fall 2021 semester. MCHS graduates may be eligible to receive this grant to cover tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit. Full-time eligible students will receive $700 to $2,800 […]

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Montgomery Community College Associate Degree in Nursing Program Earns State Board Approval

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Effective Friday, May 28, 2021, Montgomery Community College’s Associate Degree in Nursing Program will have full approval by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON). NCBON establishes the standards for nursing education programs preparing for nursing licensure. These standards are designed to ensure that graduates have the necessary education to safely and competently practice nursing. […]

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Trailblazer to Share Nursing Talents in Her Community

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Madison Bullins knew during her tenure at North Moore High School that a career in healthcare was in her future. Biomedical and health science classes sparked her interest, and a senior year spent in a Certified Nurse Assistant program sealed the deal. By taking health science classes in high school, she could see what the […]

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