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MCC Set to Host Third Annual Lowell Asian American Film Festival This OctoberNewAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/22/2024 10:42 AM
​This October, Middlesex Community College is excited to host the third annual Lowell Asian American Film Festival (LAAFF). Held at the college’s Richard and Nancy Donahue and Family Academic Arts Center, the event will take place from Friday, October...
 
MCC Alumna Leaving Her Mark on Hollywood as Makeup ArtistAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/22/2024 10:38 AM
From Tyngsboro, Middlesex Community College alumna Madeleine Sword has always had a passion for makeup. Although she was warned she would not succeed, she moved to Los Angeles in 2022 to pursue her makeup career in the entertainment industry. Thus far,...
 
Opportunities at MCC Help Student Launch New CareerAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/22/2024 10:38 AM
​From Pakistan and now living in Woburn, Anisha Aneesha earned a degree in business administration from Malaysia before moving to the U.S. Looking to combine her business and marketing background with a more creative field, she came to Middlesex Community...
 
‘Coffee Hour’ Highlights Impact of Grant Funding for Students Pursuing Early Childhood EducationAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/22/2024 10:38 AM
Middlesex Community College held an event for students in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program on Saturday, June 29 to celebrate the success of the program. The coffee hour introduced community members to a cohort of students enrolled in MCC’s...
 
MCC Hosts RENEW Graduation CeremonyAttachment 
by David Rosario
 7/22/2024 10:38 AM
On Thursday, May 16, Middlesex Community College hosted a graduation ceremony for students who completed the RENEW Equipment Technician with Robotics course, in partnership with Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC).

“I absolutely loved participating...
 
MCC Hosts Tuition Equity Sessions to Help Students Understand New LawAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/22/2024 10:38 AM
​This summer, Middlesex Community College is helping current and prospective students and their families understand Tuition Equity. Virtual information sessions will go over the new Massachusetts state law, including what tuition equity is and how qualifying...
 
This Fall, Take Advantage of MCC’s Flexible & Accelerated Courses Attachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/18/2024 2:07 PM
​Middlesex Community College helps students fit education into their busy lives. Starting Tuesday, September 3, the Fall 2024 semester will offer a variety of flexible course options, including on-campus, online and accelerated classes. This includes...
 
MCC’s ‘First Year Experience’ Sets Up Students for Success from Day OneAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/17/2024 9:06 AM
Middlesex Community College is getting ready for the Fall 2024 semester. This August, the college will offer a variety of First Year Experience (FYE) sessions as part of Orientation Plus to set up new students for success from day one.

“Orientation...
 
MCC Adds More Micro-credentials Ahead of the Fall 2024 SemesterAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/17/2024 9:04 AM
At Middlesex Community College, micro-credentials are helping students – such as Lauren Ruffing, of Woburn ­–complete their education and enter the workforce faster. Micro-credentials teach specific knowledge for students to earn focused, in-demand career...
 
MCC Expands Partnership with Merrimack Reparatory TheatreAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/17/2024 9:04 AM
When Karen Oster, Middlesex Community College’s Chair of Performing Arts, was looking to expand her successful theatre arts program, she turned to the Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) – a community partner “just down the road.” Sharing a mission of equity...
 
Kids Dive into the World of STEM with MCC’s Summer College for Kids ProgramsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/17/2024 9:04 AM
Middlesex Community College’s summer programs offer kids ages 8 to 17 the chance to dive into the world of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in new and exciting ways. Starting Monday, July 8, MCC’s College for Kids classes provide...
 
MCC Hosting FAFSA Completion Events to Help Students Apply for Financial AidAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/17/2024 9:04 AM
Ahead of the Fall 2024 semester, Middlesex Community College is encouraging students to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This summer, MCC’s Office of Financial Aid will host workshops to help students learn more about the...
 
MCC Celebrates Pride MonthAttachment 
by David Rosario
 7/16/2024 10:07 AM
For Pride Month, Middlesex Community College students, staff and faculty honored the college’s LGBTQ+ community by attending Pride events in Bedford, Boston and Lowell. Led by MCC’s SUCCESS Scholars Program (SSP) and professional staff across the college,...
 
MCC Student Advancing Career in Biotechnology with Hands-on Experiences & OpportunitiesAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/15/2024 10:24 AM
​With a talent for paying close attention to detail and a passion for helping others, Frank Dolan, of Londonderry, N.H., was led to the biotechnology industry and Middlesex Community College by an alum of the program. At MCC, Dolan gains technical knowledge...
 
Students “ACE” Their Classes with MCC’s Tutoring ServicesAttachment 
by David Rosario
 7/11/2024 9:52 AM
To assist students with developing their academic skills and learning habits, Middlesex Community College’s Academic Centers for Enrichment (ACE) provides support and study areas. For the 2023-2024 academic year, the Center created 4,492 appointments,...
 
MCC Sustainability Club Students Visit Acadia National ParkAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/10/2024 10:57 AM
​As part of the Sustainability Club, a group of Middlesex Community College students visited Acadia National Park from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28. Led by MCC’s Associate Professor of Science Dr. Lisa Lobel, the trip was an opportunity for students...
 
Alumna Rediscovers Passion for Career Path in New Role at MCCAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/9/2024 9:54 AM
​From Puerto Rico and now living in Lowell, Cristina Rivera enjoyed studying film production at Middlesex Community College. Although some challenges kept her from continuing in the industry after graduating, Rivera worked in a restaurant where she was...
 
This Summer, MCC to Offer FAA Remote Pilot Certification CourseAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/8/2024 12:46 PM
​This summer, Middlesex Community College is offering an FAA Remote Pilot Certification program. Run by the college’s Community Education and Training (CET) division, the course will take place on MCC’s Bedford Campus starting on Saturday, July 13.
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MCC’s Revamped Medical Billing & Coding Certificate Offered Fully OnlineAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/2/2024 11:07 AM
​Middlesex Community College is committed to helping make education more equitable and accessible. To provide students with more flexible learning options, Middlesex has revamped the medical billing and coding certificate to offer the program fully online....
 
MCC’s Evening of Excellence Honors ’24 GraduatesAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 7/1/2024 1:30 PM
​On Tuesday, May 21, Middlesex Community College held an Evening of Excellence Student Award Celebration to honor the achievements of the 2024 graduating class. Recognizing students for their academic achievements in their program pathways, the event...
 
Recent Graduate Found Belonging at MCC Thanks to Community of SupportAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/27/2024 2:56 PM
​After 10 years of being out of school, Maddy Fadden, of Dracut, was looking for a career beyond retail. From the beginning of her time at Middlesex Community College, she found a community of support that made her feel like she belonged. Combined with...
 
MCC Students Learn Skills and Earn Certificates Through Metallica ScholarshipAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/26/2024 10:42 AM
Students enrolled in an electronics course at Middlesex Community College were presented with a hand soldering certificate on Friday, May 3. After finishing their final projects, the students reflected on their experiences. The course is fully funded...
 
2024 MCC Criminal & Social Justice Graduate to Transfer to Harvard UniversityAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/25/2024 11:17 AM
Growing up in the Boston Housing Authority, Stephanie Berardi, now of Lowell, witnessed and experienced social issues related to race, class and gender. Looking to make positive changes in her community, she started studying Criminal and Social Justice...
 
Teens Get an Early Start to College & Career Exploration This Summer at MCCAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/24/2024 12:07 PM
​This summer at Middlesex Community College, teens can get an early start on the college experience. Through MCC’s Community Education & Training division, students in the College for Teens program can explore the engineering and public service pathways...
 
Kids Love Variety of Programming Offered at MCC’s College for Kids Summer CampsAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/20/2024 12:48 PM
This summer, Middlesex Community College’s College for Kids program are debuting a variety of new classes. In MCC’s summer programs, kids ages 8 to 17 engage in interactive activities to explore future careers, learn new skills, meet new friends, and...
 
Three MCC Students Named to Phi Theta Kappa All-Massachusetts TeamAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/18/2024 1:41 PM
Three Middlesex Community College students were named to the 2024 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Massachusetts Team: Nicole Dione Marques, Lihong Li and Riam Mian. The students were recognized at a ceremony at the State House in Boston on Friday, May 9....
 
MCC to Celebrate Commencement of 2024 Graduating ClassAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/17/2024 10:06 AM
Middlesex Community College is excited to celebrate the college’s 52nd Commencement. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 23 at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, as well as with a live stream on YouTube by MCC’s Communication, Art &...
 
MCC Hosts Women in IT Panel DiscussionAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/13/2024 9:38 AM
To help students learn more about the Information Technology (IT) industry, Middlesex Community College hosted an IT and Cybersecurity panel on Wednesday, April 24. The event featured a panel of female professionals working in the field who discussed...
 
Get Ahead and Register for MCC’s Fall SemesterAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/12/2024 10:47 AM
At Middlesex Community College, new and returning students can plan ahead and set themselves up for success by registering for the Fall 2024 semester. Featuring flexible and affordable options, MCC guides students through exploring options, starting a...
 
MCC Pins 119 Health Graduates from the 2024 ClassAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/11/2024 11:02 AM
​Middlesex Community College celebrated the achievements of 119 graduates of the class of 2024 with a Health Pinning Ceremony on Tuesday, May 21 at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Gordana Marchio and Katie Matte addressed their classmates as the two student...
 
MCC Student Screens Film at Boston Independent Film FestivalAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/10/2024 12:37 PM
​Middlesex Community College selected Communication student Donovan Meehan’s film “TRAEH” as the college’s submission to the 2024 Boston Independent Film Festival on May 4. From Concord, Meehan directed and edited the film, assisted by MCC students Phillip...
 
MCC Commencement Speaker Thrived in MCC’s Learn & Earn ProgramAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/6/2024 11:09 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...
 
Community of Support Helped Commencement Student Speaker Find Her PathAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/5/2024 11:08 AM
For Jennifer Laing, from Venezuela and now living in Maynard, the people of Middlesex Community College made a positive impact on her college experience. A Liberal Arts and Sciences major, Laing is one of two graduation speakers representing the class...
 
MCC to Close Out Spring 2024 “World of Music” with Faculty PerformanceAttachment 
by David Rosario
 6/4/2024 11:37 AM
Middlesex Community College will close out the Spring 2024 “A World of Music” concert series with a performance by MCC faculty member Raley Beggs and Carl Straussner. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 2 at the MCC Concert Hall on the...
 
MCC Communication Students Get Inside Look at Local Production StudioAttachment 
by Caitlin Buckley
 6/3/2024 12:15 PM
In March, the Middlesex Community College Communication, Art and Design division participated in the Camera Operator Bootcamp hosted by Red Sky Studios with the Mass Production Coalition (MPC). The day-long experience allowed students to see and hear...
 
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