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Posted: September 03, 2011 by Garry Rayno, Union Leader
On the same day that federal officials announced disappointing job creation numbers, the new chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire said job creation really begins in the classrooms of places like Manchester Community College. "I see community colleges as the gateway to higher education for so many…
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Posted: August 24, 2011
Manchester Community College has opened a new Child Development Center for preschoolers through kindergarten age, and will be ready to accept children on August 29th. Run as a Lab School for MCC’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program students, the new center offers: Part-time, full-time and drop-in options Fully-degreed ECE teachers…
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Posted: August 13, 2011 by Dale Vincent, Union Leader
Eight Manchester Community College students and an alumnus are on a mission: They're teaching children at a Christian school in the southwestern African nation of Namibia for two weeks. The group is being led by the school's Americorps/community service coordinator, Anna Gdanian, an alumnus, who went on a teaching mission…
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Posted: August 11, 2011 by Michael Brindley, Nashua Telegraph
Standing on a milk crate for a boost, 10-year-old Maggie Pare put both hands on the standing compound miter saw. With the assistance of Elaine Hamel, Maggie, wearing a blue hard hat and safety goggles, cut halfway through the piece of wood at a 30-degree angle, then finished the job,…
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Posted: August 09, 2011 by Dale Vincent, Union Leader
Program gives girls a taste of careers in construction Vocational insights: Power equipment is only part of the learning. Patrisha Biron was reminding Caitryn Gibeau to check the spacing between boards on a picnic table they were building Monday. "Run your fingers along," Biron told Gibeau. The two 11-year-olds were…
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Posted: August 08, 2011 by Cameron Kittle, Nashua Telegraph
Most people in today's work environment would be happy to land a job out of college, but Seth Miller snagged two promising offers last month just a couple of weeks after graduating from Campbell High School. Miller, 18, of Litchfield, made his good impression by placing fourth in the nationwide…
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Posted: July 12, 2011
Effective July 12th, Manchester Community College will change to a 100% online billing format. At the beginning of each month, students will receive an email notification (sent to their @students.ccsnh.edu email address) advising them that their current billing statement is available for viewing on the Student Information System (SIS). As…
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Posted: July 11, 2011 by Greg Kwaznik, Union Leader
Whenever an earthquake or tsunami strikes a far-flung corner of the globe, Hillary Hughes gets to work. Working with her brothers and sisters, Hughes puts together hygiene kits for disaster survivors, and then ships the supplies off to the affected regions. In recent years, survivors of earthquakes in Haiti, Chile…
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Posted: June 03, 2011
There are still a limited number of spots left in each of the Summer Camp Sessions... Download the registration form and reserve your child's spot today! The Education Department at Manchester Community College is offering a new summer camp program to children entering first through fifth grades. The program will…
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Posted: May 31, 2011
At its 65th commencement May 25, Manchester Community College awarded an honorary Associate in Science degree in Electrical Technologies to Bruce McKenna of Goffstown. McKenna began his MCC career in 1993 as an adjunct faculty member teaching non-credit electrical apprentice courses to evening students; by 2009 he had created (primarily…
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Posted: May 26, 2011 by Greg Kwasnik, Union Leader
The 247 students who graduated from Manchester Community College Wednesday night looked to their commencement speakers and saw a brilliant vision of what could be. In a nod to the school's 65th anniversary, the ceremony was as much a homecoming for the school's two commencement speakers as it was a…
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Posted: May 26, 2011
Manchester Community College held its 65th commencement May 25th, celebrating the achievements of almost 200 graduates, and honoring several students and staff with special awards. The ceremony was held at the Sullivan Arena at St. Anselm College. Richard Horan (MCC Class of 1975) and founder/owner of Precision Imports in Manchester…
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Posted: May 25, 2011
Manchester Community College held its 26th Nurse Pinning celebration May 24th at Promises to Keep in Derry, 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…
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Posted: May 24, 2011
Manchester Community College's chapter of Kappa Beta Delta inducted eighteen new members on May 20th. 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% of their class. Among those…
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Posted: May 23, 2011
The first Quentin C. Walsh Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Manchester Community College freshman Stephen Fontaine of Keene. The scholarship was established to assist students who have demonstrated a dedication, pursuit of knowledge, and a proficiency in the craft of building construction. The late Professor Quentin C. Walsh of…
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