MCC’s Holistic Support Services Guide AANHPI Students to SuccessNew Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/28/2023 10:48 AM
Funded by an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) grant by the U.S. Department of Education, Middlesex Community College provides access to resources and support through a holistic approach to increase the...
MCC Student Pursues Dream of Earning a Degree with MassReconnect Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/28/2023 10:45 AM
From the moment Governor Maura Healey introduced MassReconnect, Tracy Mendes, of Lowell, had been waiting to enroll. Through the initiative, Middlesex Community College offers a free associate degree, certificate or industry credential to Massachusetts...
MCC Faculty Member to Perform As Part of College Concert Series Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/28/2023 10:45 AM
As part of the Fall 2023 “A World of Music” concert series, Middlesex Community College will welcome faculty member and noted guitarist Raley Beggs for a lecture recital. The performance will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 3 at the MCC Bedford...
MCC Hires New Intern as Counselor for Wellness Resource Center Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/28/2023 10:45 AM
With a goal of improving the quality of mental health and wellness services offered to students, Middlesex Community College has hired Mei-Lien Swanson, of Norwood, as an intern in the Wellness Resource Center (WRC). A second-year graduate student at...
Three MCC Faculty Members Awarded for Courses of Distinction Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/28/2023 10:44 AM
A leader of award-winning online education for over 25 years, Middlesex Community College offers immersive and interactive courses via online, on-campus, hybrid and hyflex formats. Middlesex faculty members Kate Baker, Madhu Dhar and Leah MacPherson received...
MCC Alum Pursues Passion with Life-changing Opportunity Attachment
by David Rosario
 9/28/2023 10:44 AM
In high school, Irfan Margoob, of Burlington, was more interested in working on his art than his classes. With his friends’ influence and family’s support, he graduated. Margoob’s family continued to encourage him, leading him to attend Middlesex Community...
MCC and LHS Partner on Early College to Jumpstart Student SuccessNew Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/27/2023 11:15 AM
A proud community partner, Middlesex Community College collaborates with Lowell High School (LHS) on the Early College Promise program. Open to LHS graduates who took Early College courses during high school, participants attend Middlesex for one year...
Take Charge of Your Finances with MCC’s Financial Wellness Series Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/27/2023 11:14 AM
Whether saving money, earning a degree, or planning for the future, Middlesex Community College is here to help students set themselves up for success. As part of the Success Scholars Program, MCC’s Financial Wellness coach will host a six-part series...
MCC Names New Dean of Education & K-16 Partnerships Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/27/2023 11:14 AM
Middlesex Community College has named Russell Olwell as the new Dean of Education and K-16 Partnerships. Throughout his career, he has taught at the middle school, high school and college levels and helped create two early college programs in Massachusetts....
MCC to Host Award-winning Writer as Part of Visiting Writers Series Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/27/2023 11:14 AM
Middlesex Community College will host award-winning writer John Fulton as part of the college’s Visiting Writers Series at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3 in the Richard and Nancy Donahue and Family Academic Arts Center Recital Hall in Lowell.

MCC to Host Constitution Day Event on Free Speech & Racial Justice Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/27/2023 11:14 AM
Led by the Office of Civic & Service-Learning, Middlesex Community College helps spark students’ interest in their constitutional rights, voting and other issues. Middlesex will host a Constitution Day event on Tuesday, September 19 with a presentation...
MCC’s Grab n’ Go Initiative Offers Free, Healthy Food to Community Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/26/2023 9:51 AM
Since 2016, Middlesex Community College has run food pantries on the college’s Bedford and Lowell campuses. With grant funding from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and support from the Merrimack Valley Food Bank (MVFB) and Mill City Grows,...
Start College on Your Timeframe with MCC’s Fall Mini-mester II Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/25/2023 2:25 PM
From high school-aged students gaining college credit to professionals advancing in their careers – and individuals of all ages and stages in-between – Middlesex Community College guides students on their paths to a degree, certificate or industry credential....
MCC Kicks Off “World of Music” with Lowell Chamber Orchestra Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/21/2023 11:00 AM
Middlesex Community College will kick off the Fall 2023 “A World of Music” concert series with a performance by the Lowell Chamber Orchestra (LCO) at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 16 at MCC’s Richard and Nancy Donahue Family Academic Arts Center...
MCC Hires New Executive Director of Diversity, Equity & Belonging Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/20/2023 10:57 AM
Middlesex Community College is excited to announce Maria Isabel Gariepy as the new Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Belonging. Most recently, Gariepy was the Chief Diversity and Equity Office/Executive Director of Affirmative Action and Equal...
MCC’s Links Program Gives Students Extra Boost of Support Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/19/2023 12:57 PM
Middlesex Community College provides students of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to pursue higher education. Students who have a high school diploma or equivalency credential can take advantage of MCC’s Links program. The tuition-free program...
MCC Offers Grant Funding Toward Health Programs Starting in Fall Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/14/2023 1:06 PM
In the Fall 2023 semester, students who are low-income, unemployed or underemployed can receive free funding toward qualifying health programs at Middlesex Community College. Both the accelerated Medical Laboratory Technology associate degree and Medical...
MCC President Phil Sisson Joins Governor Healey to Launch Free Community College for Massachusetts Residents 25+, Celebrates $100,000 to Each Community College for Implementation Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/13/2023 10:45 AM
Middlesex Community College President Phil Sisson joined Governor Maura T. Healey to launch MassReconnect, her administration’s new program establishing free community college for Massachusetts residents aged 25 and older, and awarded $100,000 to each...
In His Return to MCC, Professor Vows to Guide Students to Success Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/12/2023 3:20 PM
Angel Escalona, of Beverly, developed a passion for mathematics and science growing up in a small village in Venezuela. He was the first in his family to go to college, earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering from an important institution in his country....
MCC Offers Teens an Early Start to College & Career Exploration Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/11/2023 10:57 AM
This Fall, teens can get early exposure to possible careers and earn a college credit with Middlesex Community College’s College for Teens program. Through MCC’s Community Education and Training (CET) division, young students can explore business and...
MCC and LYLP Partner to Expose Campers to College Experience Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/7/2023 10:58 AM
After connecting with the leaders of the Lowell Youth Leadership Program (LYLP) at an event in Lowell, Middlesex Community College President Phil Sisson was interested in building a partnership between the two organizations. Founded by MCC alum Andres...
Middlesex CC Alum Named New Watertown Fire Chief Attachment
by David Rosario
 9/6/2023 12:48 PM
Ryan Nicholson still remembers helping wash the trucks at the Watertown Fire Department where his uncle worked as a firefighter when he was younger. His own career as a firefighter was helped in part by starting his education at Middlesex Community College...
MCC Helps International Student “Thrive” in New Environment Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 9/5/2023 2:02 PM
Attending Middlesex Community College has helped Notfaza Karim adjust to life in the United States. Through Middlesex, Karim has had the opportunity to explore different cultures and activities after moving to Lowell from Phnom Penh, Cambodia. From taking...
MCC Adds More Micro-credential Options for the Fall 2023 Semester Attachment
by David Rosario
 8/31/2023 1:45 PM
For the Fall 2023 semester, Middlesex Community College will offer micro-credentials in four pathways, including Business, Communications, Public Service and Health. Micro-credentials teach specific knowledge for students to earn focused, in-demand career...
MCC Offers FREE, Grant-Funded Career Training Opportunities Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/30/2023 10:49 AM
Rachel Furman, of MetroWest Boston, came to Middlesex Community College to jumpstart a new career in Information Technology (IT). As she was unemployed at the time, she was eligible to receive grant funding through the college that paid for the cost of...
MCC Excited to Offer Free College for 25+ with MassReconnect Attachment
by David Rosario
 8/29/2023 12:09 PM
As part of Governor Maura Healey’s MassReconnect, Middlesex Community College will offer a free associate degree, certificate or industry credential to Massachusetts residents 25 years and older who do not have a degree, starting in the Fall 2023 semester....
Advance Your Career with Professional Development Courses at MCC Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/28/2023 11:22 AM
At Middlesex Community College, professional development courses and certificates prepare employees to advance in or jumpstart their dream careers. Through the college’s Community Education and Training (CET) division, these offerings help develop marketable...
MCC’s Lowell Asian American Film Festival Receives Grant Funding Attachment
by David Rosario
 8/24/2023 11:41 AM
This October, Middlesex Community College will host its second annual Lowell Asian American Film Festival (LAAFF) at the college’s Richard and Nancy Donahue and Family Academic Arts Center. Middlesex received a grant from the City of Lowell American Rescue...
Middlesex Community College Returns for Year Five of All Within My Hands’ Metallica Scholars Initiative Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/23/2023 10:59 AM
[Bedford, Mass.] Metallica’s foundation, All Within My Hands, continues its multimillion-dollar investment in critical workforce programs at community colleges nationwide. Among the schools, Middlesex Community College has been invited to return for year...
Brew’d Awakening Owner to Teach Café Course at MCC This Fall! Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/22/2023 11:22 AM
In the Spring 2024 semester, Middlesex Community College’s Lowell Campus will debut a new café cart open to the public. The café will be run by students taking MCC’s Café Management class in the Fall 2023 semester, taught by Andy Jacobson, owner of Brew’d...
Take Advantage of Flexible, Accelerated Courses at Middlesex CC Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/17/2023 11:03 AM
At Middlesex Community College, students can fit education into their busy lives. The Fall 2023 semester features a variety of course formats and options to best meet students’ needs, from on-campus, online and hybrid options to full-length and accelerated...
Alumna Dives into New Role After Graduating from MCC Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/16/2023 11:05 AM
When Molly Millett, of Lowell, was diagnosed with cancer, she decided to focus on her health and end her career as a Law Enforcement Park Ranger with the National Park Service. Once her health improved, she returned to school to pursue Paralegal Studies...
Middlesex CC Hosts Graduation Ceremony for New Partnership Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/15/2023 11:25 AM
On Thursday, July 28, Middlesex Community College hosted a graduation ceremony for students who completed the RENEW Equipment Technician with Robotics course. The nine program participants received an OSHA 10 certification, are sitting for the Tooling...
There’s Still Time to Register for MCC’s College for Kids Classes! Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/14/2023 11:27 AM
Middlesex Community College’s College for Kids is wrapping up another successful summer. Through Friday, August 11, kids ages 8 to 17 can explore interests, learn new skills, meet new friends, and boost self-confidence with a variety of fun and engaging...
MCC Available Throughout Summer to Get Students Ready for Fall Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/10/2023 10:45 AM
This summer, Middlesex Community College is helping students prepare for the Fall 2023 semester, starting on Tuesday, September 5. Staff across the college are offering on-campus and online assistance for everything from registering for classes to getting...
Middlesex CC Jumpstarted Student’s Career Before Graduating Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/9/2023 11:30 AM
Alize Lugo, of Lynn, was working at the front desk of a hotel while studying to become a dental hygienist when she realized her passion for hospitality. After switching programs at Middlesex Community College to pursue Business Administration, she was...
MCC Enhances Orientation to Set Up Students for Success on Day One Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/8/2023 1:53 PM
Middlesex Community College is gearing up for the Fall 2023 semester. To set up new students for success from day one, Middlesex enhanced its orientation experience. MCC’s Orientation Plus includes the opportunity to register for a First Year Experience...
Recent MCC Graduate Transfers to Johnson and Wales University Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/7/2023 10:46 AM
At Middlesex Community College’s 2023 Evening of Excellence Awards, Matthew Dunham, of Stoneham, received the Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship award. Graduating with highest honors, he earned an associate degree in Business Administration and...
Paralegal Student Benefits from MCC’s “Rich Learning Environment”  Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/3/2023 11:26 AM
Rachel Jacobs, of Quincy, spent 15 years working in real estate and property management before deciding to change her career. Middlesex Community College made her transition back to school easier with a combination of online and hybrid classes, as well...
At MCC, Electrical Engineering Student Pursues Passion for Aviation Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/2/2023 11:00 AM
Growing up in Nairobi, Kenya, Ethan Muriuki made a hobby of looking out for planes, reading about cars, and learning as much about technology as he could. Now living in Lowell, he is studying Electrical Engineering at Middlesex Community College. As he...
MCC Secures Funding for NEW Culinary Lab on Lowell Campus Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 8/1/2023 11:04 AM
At the start of the Fall 2023 semester, Middlesex Community College will debut its new Culinary Lab on the Lowell campus. With funding from State Senator Ed Kennedy, MCC’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts Program was able to purchase new equipment to transform...
MCC Hosts Fashion Show for College for Kids in Design Class Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/31/2023 10:55 AM
This summer’s College for Kids is off to a strong start at Middlesex Community College. Kids ages 8 to 17 can explore interests, learn new skills, meet new friends, and boost self-confidence with weekly classes running through August 17. On Thursday,...
MCC to Debut NEW STEM Learn & Earn Program in Spring 2024  Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/27/2023 11:25 AM
At Middlesex Community College, students are provided early access to work experiences directly related to their field of interest. Middlesex will continue to expand its structured career opportunities by debuting the Computer Aided Design (CAD) Learn...
Kids 8 to 17 Can Take the Stage with MCC’s Summer Theatre Camp Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/25/2023 2:00 PM
As part of the College for Kids 2023 summer programming, the Middlesex Community College Summer Theatre Camp for Kids is putting on a production of “The Addams Family.”

Young performers ages 8 to 17 will have the opportunity to rehearse, stage and mount...
New MCC Professor Leads Student Summer Engineering Project Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/20/2023 11:29 AM
This summer, new Middlesex Community College Engineering faculty member Angel Escalona is leading two students through a research project funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participants (LSAMP) – a program dedicated to diversifying the...
Registering Early for MCC’s Fall Semester Provides Many Benefits Attachment
by David Rosario
 7/19/2023 10:48 AM
Students can set themselves up for success by registering early for Middlesex Community College’s Fall 2023 semester. With classes starting on Tuesday, September 5, students who register now can position themselves for a strong start in the Fall while...
Biotechnology Student “Thriving” in MCC’s Learn & Earn Program Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/18/2023 10:52 AM
From childhood, Megan Guros, of Andover, has lived with a disability and a diagnosis of a rare disease that brought a life expectancy of 15 years. Medical advancements helped her survive, improved her quality of life, and inspired a passion for the field...
MCC Success Scholars Attend LGBTQIA+ Summit in Cape Cod Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/17/2023 3:35 PM
On June 2, members of the Middlesex Community College Success Scholars Program attended the LGBTQIA+ Summit hosted by Cape Cod Community College. The event invited community college LGBTQIA+ students, faculty and staff to come together in celebration...
There’s Still Time to Register for MCC’s Summer College for Kids! Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/14/2023 11:24 AM
With Middlesex Community College’s summer programming, parents can keep their kids learning, having fun, and following a routine. MCC’s College for Kids classes provide unique opportunities for students 8 to 17 to explore interests, learn new skills,...
MCC Offers Remote Pilot Certification Course This Summer & Fall Attachment
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/12/2023 11:06 AM
Learning how to fly a drone can enhance a career or provide a fun, new hobby. This summer, Middlesex Community College’s Community Education and Training (CET) division is offering an FAA Remote Pilot Certification course on the college’s Bedford campus...
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