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Posted: May 22, 2014 by Julie Hanson, Union Leader Correspondent
About 250 students graduated from Manchester Community College Wednesday in the company of family, friends and special guest Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas. A diverse group of graduates, ranging in age from early 20s to 60-somethings — many the first college graduates in their families — along with having worked while…
Posted: May 20, 2014 by President Susan Huard
Of the roughly 200 associates degree candidates marching at this year’s graduation today, more than 50 of them will graduate from Manchester Community College with an associate degree in Nursing. I have great confidence these new graduates will immediately enter the health care workforce. I say that not just because…
Posted: May 14, 2014
Manchester Community College students who are part of the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Club have set May 26, Memorial Day, as their goal to complete a veterans-home-improvement project at Liberty House in Manchester. The student volunteers are replacing the original oil heating system at the 75 W. Baker St.…
Posted: May 12, 2014
New Hampshire students in middle school will come to the community college this summer to explore educational pathways and professions linked to career fields. Manchester Community College seeks to broaden students’ interests and awareness of future career opportunities through hands-on, interactive learning and fun. Each camp is $59 for the…
Posted: April 16, 2014
Students at Manchester Community College will see lower tuition bills starting with the Fall 2014 academic year. The Community College System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees today announced a five percent tuition reduction, bringing the in-state per credit cost to $200 from its present level of $210. A three-credit…
Posted: April 10, 2014
On April 8th, Manchester Community College inducted 114 students into the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society, chapter Alpha Pi Rho. Since 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges has recognized PTK as the official honor society of two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, a student must have a grade…
Posted: February 27, 2014 by Union Leader
Auto dealers group offers scholarship aid, funds to veterans programs. Maryann Cyr has served her country with distinction. The Manchester soldier served in the U.S. Army and repaired and maintained tanks to ensure they were always combat-ready in case a crisis meant the military was called into action. Now that…
Posted: February 21, 2014 by Madison Neveu, NH Business Review
Launched last fall, the program meets a growing need. With high-profile computer network breaches occurring with troublesome regularity, Manchester Community College has launched a new field of study that aims to train students for a career in preventing and discovering cybercrimes. The Cyber Security Investigations program, developed and headed by…
Posted: February 10, 2014
Computer Science Department Chair and Associate Professor Peter La Monica recently spoke with WMUR News 9 about security concerns with Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth, a wireless signal that lets cellphones connect to and communicate with other devices. People use it for wireless headsets and for hands-free control. However, leaving Bluetooth on…
Posted: January 23, 2014 by Union Leader
Manchester Community College and Granite State College formalized a new partnership Wednesday afternoon at the MCC Student Center to make bachelor degrees more affordable. MCC President Dr. Susan Huard said: "With this partnership, MCC students and others in Greater Manchester have a new, seamless and affordable option to earn a…
Posted: January 12, 2014 by Irene Labombarde, Nashua Telegraph
Shannara "Shea" Smith of Merrimack likes building things, big things. She has volunteered extensively with Habitat for Humanity and is one of two women who are seniors in the Building Construction Technology program at Manchester Community College. She has taken an accelerated course load so she can graduate this spring,…
Posted: December 11, 2013 by Pat Grossmith, Union Leader
The idea of Manchester Community College (MCC) students building an energy-efficient home began three years ago when David Fischer and Steve Duffley were watching their sons play basketball. Fischer, an MCC professor of building construction technology, asked Duffley if he wanted to buy one of the 1,000-square-foot modular homes his…
Posted: December 02, 2013
On the evening of November 19th, dodgeballers from around New England came together at Manchester Community College for a special charity fundraising event benefiting 'Give Kids the World Village' and MCC's Community Service Team. Manchester Community College (MCC) teamed up with the New Hampshire Sports & Social Club (NHSSC) and…
Posted: November 15, 2013 by NewHampshire.com
Manchester Community College is teaming with the New Hampshire Sports & Social Club for a charity dodgeball tournament and raffle to benefit the "Give Kids The World Village" in Florida and the MCC Community Service Club. While some grade schools say dodgeball is too dangerous for students, there's no such…
Posted: October 21, 2013 by Sam Howe
Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, and Manchester Community College (MCC), a leading community college in Manchester, New Hampshire, have announced a partnership that will expand the career offerings through MCC's Workforce Development Center. The programs, which include…