Apply Now! Manchester Community College

MCC News Archive

Posted: August 28, 2012
Ken Swanson of Fireye, Inc.has been named a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Board at Manchester Community College (MCC). In addition, he has also accepted a position on the Steering Committee of that group. Ken is a resident of Hollis, New Hampshire. The Advisory Committee plays an integral role…
Read 4003 times
Tagged under Advanced Manufacturing
Posted: August 12, 2012 by Bill Smith, Union Leader
A road safety study of access to Manchester Community College from Front Street has resulted in a series of recommendations for improvement, some of which may be put in place in the near future. MCC President Susan Huard said some changes will be coming soon, while others will require engineering…
Read 3300 times
Posted: August 05, 2012 by Union Leader
"It's been a busy summer, and will be an even busier fall semester," says Manchester Community College President Susan Huard, "We'll have two projects still under construction, and the potential for a third. But by this time next year, this campus will be transformed." Work is under way this summer…
Read 5031 times
Posted: July 12, 2012 by Kathryn Marchocki, Union Leader
Manchester city planners heard Manchester Community College's plans to build a 4,000 square feet (50-foot by 80-foot) addition to its existing welding laboratory. The expansion would allow the college to serve about 100 more students a year, MCC president Susan D. Huard said. "It would increase our ability to serve…
Read 2653 times
Posted: July 04, 2012
The Bedford Lions Club announced that Manchester resident Michael Whitney is the recipient of the first Armand J. LeBlanc Trade Scholarship for $2,500, funded jointly by the family of late longstanding club member Armand J. LeBlanc and the Bedford Lions Club. Whitney has enrolled for the fall semester at Manchester…
Read 3084 times
Posted: June 18, 2012
Manchester Community College is now offering three online Associate degrees in Accounting, Management and Liberal Arts, and over 70 online general education courses that can be transferred to other colleges. The online courses are taught by the same instructors who teach on campus, ensuring the same high academic standards that…
Read 3951 times
Posted: May 29, 2012 by Shannon Reid
Tuition at the State's seven community colleges will not rise this fall, in a decision reached by the Board of Trustees today. "In today's economic climate, with the needs facing New Hampshire for a highly-skilled workforce to attract businesses and spur job growth, access to education and training for New…
Read 2856 times
Posted: May 25, 2012
Manchester Community College held its 66th commencement May 23rd, celebrating the achievements of 252 graduates – the largest graduating class in the college's history – and honoring several students with special awards. The ceremony was held at the Sullivan Arena at St. Anselm College. In keeping with a new MCC…
Read 9379 times
Tagged under Graduation
Posted: May 24, 2012 by Tim Buckland, Union Leader
Don't try to tackle life's problems all at once, a record number of Manchester Community College graduates were told Wednesday during the school's 66th commencement. David A. Fink, a 1988 MCC graduate and major in the Army National Guard, said during his commencement address that the 275 graduates need to…
Read 4317 times
Tagged under Graduation
Posted: May 23, 2012
Manchester Community College held its 27th Nurse Pinning celebration May 21 at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua, and honored several students with special awards. "The tradition of nursing pins began in 1855, when Queen Victoria presented a pin to Florence Nightingale in appreciation for her work with the British soldiers…
Read 5488 times
Tagged under Nursing
Posted: May 17, 2012
Manchester Community College’s chapter of Kappa Beta Delta inducted 17 new members May 16th. Membership in the international business honor society is by invitation to business students at community colleges who have at least a 3.5 GPA, and who are in the top 20 percent of their class. Inductees include:…
Read 3354 times
Tagged under KBD
Posted: May 16, 2012
Seventeen graduating or completing students were honored May 14th at Manchester Community College’s 16th annual Celebration of Excellence at Fratello’s Ristorante. Nominated by MCC faculty or staff, the students received Academic Achievement Awards and/or Excellence Awards. Excellence in Leadership Awards are presented to students who demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities, which…
Read 3484 times
Posted: May 15, 2012 by Holly Ramer
New Hampshire's community colleges and four-year campuses are working together to turn out more high-tech graduates, promising to double the number in the next 13 years. Last year, the four University System of New Hampshire schools and the 11 community colleges awarded about 8,200 degrees and certificates, including 1,100 degrees…
Read 2396 times
Posted: May 07, 2012
Local agencies, businesses and Manchester Community College are coming together and will offer city teens the chance to earn a paycheck this summer. The Manchester Office of Youth Services, State Workforce Youth Council, NH Works, Manchester Community College and the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce are launching the 2012 Summer…
Read 2461 times
Posted: May 04, 2012
The MCC family was saddened by the news about one of our graduating seniors, Christopher Lessard, who died unexpectedly at his home in Hooksett on May 3rd. The entire MCC community expresses its condolences to Christopher's family. Below is Chris' obituary from the May 4th Union Leader. View the Guest…
Read 2840 times