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MCC Re-focuses Criminal Justice Program to Emphasize Social Justice Attachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 2:00 PM
When the Criminal Justice program came up for a curriculum review in the Spring 2021 semester, Middlesex Community College took the opportunity to make the program more representative of current times. MCC’s Criminal and Social Justice program will debut...
 
MCC Eliminates Over $4.3 Million in Student Debt for Fresh StartAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 1:53 PM
Understanding that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial strain on many current and prospective students, Middlesex Community College is making education more affordable and accessible. Middlesex – with a population of 6,000 students from the Bedford...
 
MCC Helps Student Earn Hospitality Internship at Disney WorldAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 1:53 PM
Grace Manor is heading to Disney World!

The Middlesex Community College Hospitality Management major was a finalist for the Disney College Program in March 2020 when the internship was canceled due to COVID-19. Now that the program has returned,...
 
Scholarship Opportunities Can Help MCC Students Pursue DreamsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 1:53 PM
Whether they are looking to attend college or needing help navigating the workforce – Middlesex Community College is in a unique position to help learners of all ages and stages in their lives achieve their goals. For the Fall 2021 semester, students...
 
MCC’s Math Department Provides Networking for Education Students Attachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 1:53 PM
By building relationships with local businesses, organizations and institutions, Middlesex Community College is able to enhance students’ academic experiences. To help prepare future educators, MCC’s Mathematics department collaborated with local public...
 
MCC’s Adult Learning Center Helps Students Find Their PathAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 1:53 PM
Middlesex Community College helps students of all ages earn their degrees, start new careers and increase their knowledge. At the Adult Learning Center (ALC) at Middlesex, adult learners 16 years or older who live and work in Massachusetts can take free...
 
MSCPA Awards Middlesex CC $25,000 for Early College Program 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 10:01 AM
At Middlesex Community College, high school students receive valuable opportunities to enhance their education, earn college credit, and gain a competitive edge in applying for and succeeding in higher education. Middlesex was awarded $25,000 by the Massachusetts...
 
MCC’s Virtual Open House Prepares New Students for Fall SemesterAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 9:58 AM
Middlesex Community College has a lot to offer students for the Fall 2021 semester. Featuring a line-up of on campus, online and hybrid course formats, award-winning support services and resources to get students on track, Middlesex provides the flexibility...
 
Alumna Set Up for Academic & Financial Success with Start at MCCAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 9:58 AM
When Zarais German-George was considering where to go to college after graduating from high school, she knew attending a community college would save her money on tuition. Her mother and siblings pointed her toward Middlesex Community College where she...
 
Explore New Topics and Skills with MCC’s College for KidsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 9:58 AM
Students of all ages can enrich their lives with classes at Middlesex Community College. Through Community Education and Training (CET) programs at Middlesex, students ranging from senior adults ages 55+ to children and teens ages 8 to 17 can take a variety...
 
MCC’s Literary Magazine Gives Students Real-World ExperienceAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/29/2021 9:58 AM
Middlesex Community College strives to provide students with hands-on experiences. For students studying creative writing, this includes a capstone class focused on publishing an issue of the Dead River Review (DRR), MCC’s online literary magazine. Working...
 
Recent MCC Graduate Supported by Professors and CommunityAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/27/2021 11:00 AM
A recent graduate from Middlesex Community College, Odette Pinales is thankful for her education. Middlesex taught her the importance of advocating for herself, getting involved in the community, and taking advantage of opportunities. As she prepares...
 
MCC Develops New Program for Black Female High School StudentsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/26/2021 12:52 PM
With a mission focused on equity and accessibility, Middlesex Community College strives to offer all students a well-rounded academic experience that will set them up for long-lasting success. Middlesex and The Center for Hope and Healing are collaborating...
 
Middlesex CC Names Brooke Stevenson 2021-2022 Student TrusteeAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/26/2021 11:00 AM
Brooke Stevenson, of Winchester, has been named to the Middlesex Community College Board of Trustees for the 2021-2022 academic year as Student Trustee.

After transferring from a four-year college, Stevenson came to appreciate MCC’s welcoming...
 
MCC Appoints Interim Provost & VP of Student & Academic AffairsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/21/2021 1:33 PM
Middlesex Community College has named Dr. Arlene Rodríguez Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs. She has over 20 years of experience working in the Massachusetts community college system, most recently as Vice President...
 
MCC’s Intensive English Institute Accredited by International AgencyAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/20/2021 11:00 AM
Middlesex Community College strives to provide all students with opportunities for successful futures. In April 2021, MCC’s Intensive English Institute was accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). With the accreditation...
 
Recent Graduate and First Generation Student Got Her Start at MCCAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/19/2021 12:14 PM
For recent 2021 Middlesex Community College graduate Marissa Crue – from Hudson, Mass. – her time at the college was “life-changing.” The first generation student was unsure of her path after graduating from high school. Her time at Middlesex offered...
 
STEM Expansion Meets MCC’s Mission of Equity and Accessibility Attachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/15/2021 2:22 PM
Middlesex Community College strives to promote its mission of equity and accessibility for all students. Many students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Middlesex have to take Physics to meet their general requirements....
 
Dental Hygienists Get Professional Development at MCCAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/15/2021 9:53 AM
A promoter of lifelong learning, Middlesex Community College offers professional development opportunities through the college’s Community Education and Training (CET) department. With CET, Middlesex students can earn certifications and enhance their...
 
Register for Middlesex CC’s Summer & Fall 2021 SemestersAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/14/2021 3:00 PM
Middlesex Community College has a plan in place to help students start – or get back on track – with their academic plan in both the Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. At Middlesex, students receive access to high-quality courses, flexible schedules and...
 
MCC’s Summer Theatre Camp for Kids Returns to In-Person FormatAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/13/2021 2:41 PM
Throughout the pandemic, Middlesex Community College’s Theatre department has provided students with performance opportunities – from online courses to socially distanced Zoom productions. As part of the College for Kids 2021 summer programming, Middlesex...
 
MCC’s Biotech Learn & Earn Experience Wins Award for InnovationAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/8/2021 12:53 PM
For over 30 years, Middlesex Community College been a leader of educating biotechnology students in Massachusetts. In 2020, Middlesex expanded the program to include the Learn and Earn Experience – an opportunity for biotech students to work at a partner...
 
MCC’s New Chair of Engineering Looks Forward to Building ProgramAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/8/2021 11:36 AM
Middlesex Community College strives to provide students with an immersive and high-quality education that includes hands-on and relevant experiences. New Middlesex Chair of Engineering Cristopher Algarra wants to continue building the department with...
 
MCC to Host Virtual Open House Ahead of Fall 2021 SemesterAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/7/2021 10:54 AM
Middlesex Community College has a plan in place for the Fall 2021 semester to get students back on track with their academic goals. As part of the Virtual Open House – Summer Series, Middlesex will host a session on New Students – Get Ready for Fall!...
 
Middlesex CC STEM Student Awarded Station1 Frontier Fellowship Attachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/6/2021 11:44 AM
Thomas Rua is having an “extraordinary” experience at Middlesex Community College. In his second year of his associate degree at Middlesex, the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science major applied for and was accepted into the 2021 Station1 Frontiers...
 
Middlesex CC to Host Rasa Strings Quartet in Outdoor ConcertAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/1/2021 4:08 PM
Middlesex Community College will hold a special summer “A World of Music” performance with an outdoor concert by the Rasa Strings Quartet. The concert will take place on the Lowell campus behind the Middlesex Cowan Center at noon on Thursday, June 24....
 
Middlesex CC Alum Considers Possible Doctorate PursuitAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/30/2021 2:26 PM
Danzel Jones planned to attend a four-year university after graduating from high school. This changed when he realized he would not have housing available at the university, and he came to Middlesex Community College instead. Although reluctant at first...
 
MCC’s “Scared Scriptless” Raises Funds for Student ScholarshipsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/29/2021 3:49 PM
The shared mission of Middlesex Community College and the Middlesex Community College Foundation is to make education more affordable and accessible. The MCC Foundation’s Virtual Spring Fundraiser “Scared Scriptless” – featuring comedians Colin Mochrie...
 
MCC Debuts New Summer Noncredit Academies for Students 14+Attachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/28/2021 10:51 AM
High school-aged students can get a jumpstart on their college and career experiences with Middlesex Community College’s new Noncredit Career Exploration Summer Academies. Part of MCC’s College for Kids programming, the academies are taught by Middlesex...
 
MCC To Run One-Day Vax Clinic as Part of White House InitiativeAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/23/2021 1:20 PM
Middlesex Community College wants to keep the community healthy and safe. Named a Vaccine Champion College by the White House, Middlesex is partnering with the U.S. Department of Education, the Department of Public Health and Walgreens to run a vaccination...
 
MCC Graduate to Transfer to State University with Scholarship AwardAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/22/2021 1:55 PM
With her education from Middlesex Community College, Ngoc Kim Chi Nguyen is ready to take on the “real world.” Nguyen came to the U.S. from BunMaThuot in Vietnam two years ago, hoping to continue her education and start her career. Now, the recent Middlesex...
 
Middlesex CC Awarded $100,000 Cummings GrantAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/22/2021 11:50 AM
Middlesex Community College is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program. Middlesex – with campuses in both Bedford and Lowell – was chosen from a total of 590 applicants...
 
MCC Helps Graduate Explore Future Academic and Career PathsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/17/2021 2:42 PM
At Middlesex Community College, Pin Rithy learned more about herself. After better understanding her own interests, she changed her major from Nursing to Liberal Arts and Sciences. All of her courses and experiences provided Rithy with valuable learning...
 
MCC Gardeners Harvest Strawberries to Donate to Food PantryAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/17/2021 11:12 AM
Middlesex Community College is once again opening its Bedford campus community garden to gardeners from the broader Bedford community. Members of the college and surrounding community visited the Bedford campus on Monday, June 7 to harvest strawberries...
 
MCC’s Honors Program Hosts Virtual Research ConferenceAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/16/2021 11:41 AM
Dedicated to providing students with opportunities inside and outside of the classroom, for the past decade, the Commonwealth Honors Program (CHP) at Middlesex Community College has hosted a research conference for students to present their work. As the...
 
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