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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…