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MCC Employees Complete Leadership Program

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Two MCC employees recently completed the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program. Jessica Hamilton, Director of Business & Industry Services and Amy Frieary, Dean of Health and Human Services finished the six-month leadership program designed to provide participants with organized, face-to-face experiences to help them develop skills needed to lead in a community college atmosphere. […]

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MCC Welcomes Smith to Helm of Continuing Education Department

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Montgomery Community College is pleased to announce Hunter Smith as its new Dean of Continuing Education. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from UNC-Pembroke, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree from Liberty University in higher education administration. Prior to accepting this role, Hunter […]

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MCC Inducts Students into Honor Society

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Thirty-three Montgomery Community College students were inducted into the college’s Beta Xi Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 27th. Family and friends were in attendance to celebrate the occasion. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to promote scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among […]

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MCC Recognizes Top Students

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Nominated for the Governor Robert Scott Leadership Award, Reagan Hunsucker of Troy will graduate this spring with an Associate in Science degree, a Nurse Aide I Certificate and a Phlebotomy Certificate. In 2004, the North Carolina Association of Community College Presidents created the Governor Robert Scott Leadership Award as a way to recognize student leadership […]

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MCC Gearing Up for New QEP: Onboarding!

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Every ten years, institutions of higher learning (including Montgomery Community College) go through a re-accreditation process. The process of accreditation is similar to an audit, in that a third-party examines the functions and performance of the College, to make sure its activities are aligned with its mission to serve students, and to confirm the institution’s […]

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A Family Called to Serve

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James Atkins, Police Chief for the Town of Troy, North Carolina is teaching at Montgomery Community College tonight, as he has off and on for the last 18 years. MCC’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program runs September through April, with a minimum of 660 hours of classroom time. Successful BLET students master 36 separate […]

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MCC Gunsmithing Students Return to SHOT Show

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With the pandemic behind them, 24 MCC Gunsmithing students and two instructors made their annual pilgrimage to attend the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas in January. The students, members of MCC’s Gunsmithing Club, sold enough raffle tickets during the organization’s fall fundraiser to pay for attendee travel and housing. With students […]

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MCC Foundation Conveys Two Annual Awards

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The MCC Foundation Board awarded its Humanitarian of the Year and Fundraiser of the Year Awards at its February 2023 meeting. Award recipients were on hand to receive personal thank-yous in addition to commemorative pottery gifts crafted by John Boalick, director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts Program. The Humanitarian Award is given to the individual or […]

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The MCC Foundation Welcomes New Director

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The Foundation at Montgomery Community College is pleased to welcome Emily Tucker as its new Director of Resource Development. Tucker replaces Korrie Ervin who has become the college’s Special Projects Coordinator/Grants Writer. In addition to her prior year as the Director of MCC’s Small Business Center, Tucker joins the Foundation with over 25 years of […]

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MCC Introduces New Heritage Crafts Director

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John Boalick is the new director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts program, and coordinator for the college’s pottery program. MCC’s Heritage Crafts offerings include Pottery, Beekeeping, Homebrewing, Exercise and Taxidermy classes, however Boalick expects the programs topic breadth to expand significantly in the coming years. “Our students have considerable skills and love to use their hands […]

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