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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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:…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Posted: April 17, 2012
A Manchester Community College student, a professor and a community service partner were among those honored April 10 at the annual Campus Compact for NH Community Service Awards celebration at the SERESC conference center in Bedford, New Hampshire. Twenty-three NH colleges and universities were represented at the event. MCC Business…
Posted: April 12, 2012
Sixty-five Manchester Community College students were inducted April 12 into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, chapter Alpha Pi Rho at MCC. Since 1929, PTK has been recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges as the official honor society of two-year colleges. Keynote speaker, Sister M. Melinda Hill, RSM,…
Posted: March 26, 2012 by Shawn K. Wickham, Union Leader
It's been more than six months since more than 700 members of the New Hampshire Army National Guard's 197th Fires Brigade returned home from Kuwait. And their home state's intensive efforts to help them find jobs seems to be paying off, one soldier at a time. Jim Goss is executive…
Posted: March 20, 2012 by Kathryn Marchocki, Union Leader
Manchester Community College will build its first-ever student center this year, a $6 million project, and is launching a multimillion-dollar upgrade of its welding, computer science and automotive programs. Manchester Community College, which has undergone eight incarnations since its founding in 1945 as the State Trade School Manchester on Webster…
Posted: March 12, 2012
A new partnership between Manchester Community College (MCC) and Franklin Pierce University (FPU) will allow students to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from FPU in one year after earning their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from MCC. Students in the Pathway for NH’s Future Nurses program will…