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MCC Staff On Hand to Assist

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Staff from the Department of Continuing Education at Montgomery Community College are “on location” every Wednesday from 1-5pm at Star Town Hall (454 South Main Street) through December 14th. Visitors are encouraged to drop by to learn more about programs and classes offered at MCC, and to explore how community college opportunities and resources can […]

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Gunsmithing, a Family Affair

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Brian Gerdes has led a fascinating life, with fulfilling work, world travel, exciting career opportunities and a great family situation. Despite all that, he isn’t content to sit back and relax; Brian is exploring his next chapter, and he thinks the world of gunsmithing might be the best installment yet. A self-described military brat, Gerdes […]

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MCC Cuts Ribbon at Greenhouse Site

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MCC recently celebrated the establishment of a new greenhouse complex with a ribbon cutting ceremony. College trustees, students, faculty and community members were on hand to commemorate the completion of the two-year project. The complex includes an environmentally-controlled A-frame greenhouse along with a ventilated cold-frame structure, housing several hydroponic systems, including a 650-gallon aquaponics demonstration […]

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New Leadership for MCC’s CCR Program

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Montgomery Community College is delighted to announce the arrival of its new Director of College and Career Readiness, Debra Sikes. Deb joins MCC with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M University, a master’s degree in school counseling and educational leadership from Stephen F. Austin University and superintendent certification from Lamar University. While she […]

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MCC’s BLET Program Transitions Leadership

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Effective August 31, 2022, Montgomery Community College bade farewell to its Basic Law Enforcement Director Pete Herron. Herron has piloted the college’s BLET program since 2013, with an initial graduating class of two students, with cohorts in recent years numbering in the teens and twenties. Pete Herron was elected Sheriff of Montgomery County in May […]

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MCC Conveys Top Employee Awards

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Our award-winning employees receive their choice of a favorite parking spot for the year, and $750 to use toward a professional development experience of their choice. Congratulations to Tonya Luck, MCC Staff Person of the Year! Tonya Luck is MCC’s Director of Financial Services, and she has served the college for six years. She earned […]

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MCC Certifies Water Rescue Participants

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Sixteen emergency services personnel from across North Carolina completed their Technical Rescue – Water Rescue Certification in late September. The “TR” course, provided by Montgomery Community College, normally takes place over a full week, however pressure from incoming Hurricane Ian packed 48 hours of work into a four-day span. “Nothing like a hurricane to motivate […]

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MCC Receives Grant for MLK Event

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Montgomery Community College is the recipient of a Randolph Electric Member Corporation People Helping People Sharing Success Community Grant. The funds will be used to support MCC’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-On Challenge, an event which will take place at MCC on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 16, 2023. In […]

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MCC to Provide Custom, High-Tech Training to Mohawk Employees

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Montgomery Community College has secured over $70,000 in state funds for customized training based on systems upgrades and equipment for Mohawk Industries, Incorporated. Mohawk Industries, Incorporated in Mt. Gilead is one of the company’s four locations in North Carolina. In 2006, Mohawk purchased Montgomery County-based Homanit USA, an existing medium density fiberboard manufacturer. Mohawk has […]

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Trustee Re-Appointments

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Montgomery Community College re-appoints three of its trustees to the College’s Board. Robert Harris, Dr. Philip Jones and Gordon Knowles (all of Mt. Gilead) are shown here with Board Chairperson Claudia Bulthuis (Troy) who administered their oaths of office to serve additional four-year terms.

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