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Posted: April 05, 2013
New manufacturing lab gives students real-world experience A big, blue robot spun quickly and nearly silently, paused for a moment, then carefully picked up a small rectangle of glass. The robot placed the glass, which would soon be part of an engraved pen holder, on a conveyer belt, which then…
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Posted: March 24, 2013 by Pat Grossmith, New Hampshire Union Leader
Five cobalt blue robots are the main attraction in a new $2 million Advanced Manufacturing Technology program unveiled Wednesday at Manchester Community College. Students, as part of a certificate program, learn to program the whirring robots in a laboratory that mimics a modern manufacturing plant. Skills taught include designing a…
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Posted: March 18, 2013 by Ginger Lever
Manchester Community College President Susan Huard and Ali Rafieymehr, Dean of the University of New Hampshire Manchester, signed an Articulation Agreement to provide students with a clear pathway to a business degree and a career. Under this agreement students have the option of dual admission into MCC's Liberal Arts or…
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Posted: March 04, 2013
Seven innovative projects to enhance student success and workforce readiness outcomes at NH's community colleges were selected for seed funding from the newly-created Community College Innovation Fund of NH. The Innovation Fund was created by the Community College System of NH (CCSNH) in November of 2012 to support the ideas,…
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Posted: January 27, 2013 by Kenneth Gagnon
Young and old alike find their path at Manchester Community College It's the near-palpable energy that strikes you first when stepping onto the campus of Manchester Community College (MCC) – the sense of potential and possibility in the air. On the warm September morning that marked the beginning of the…
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Posted: November 07, 2012
William (Bill) Hoeker of Manchester has been named a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Committee at Manchester Community College. In addition, he has also accepted a position on the Steering Committee of that group. The Advisory Committee plays an integral role in designing and developing the new Advanced Manufacturing…
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Posted: September 30, 2012 by Dave Solomon, Union Leader
If manufacturing in New Hampshire was a person, it could safely say, "Tales of my death have been greatly exaggerated," with apologies to Mark Twain. Despite all the hand-wringing about the loss of manufacturing jobs to China and India, there are plenty of places in the Granite State where employees…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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