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Posted: May 17, 2021 by President Bicknell
YOU MAY have heard recently that the Community College System of New Hampshire will offer a free class this fall to 2021 New Hampshire high school graduates at any of the state’s seven community colleges. It is a celebration of sorts; it’s a gift to a group of students who’ve…
Posted: May 12, 2021
As New Hampshire’s high school Class of 2021 prepares for graduation, two philanthropic foundations are offering every member of that class an early graduation gift: a free class at any of New Hampshire’s seven community colleges in the fall. The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and The Foundation for New Hampshire…
Posted: April 26, 2021 by Alec Biron, Manchester Ink Link
After a challenging year of separation for students and staff at Manchester Community College (MCC), student senate leaders and staff came together in support of children in need. On Saturday, April 24, MCC partnered with the Hillsborough Chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) to put on an event dubbed…
Posted: November 16, 2020
Even before the pandemic, Manchester Community College worked to help students save on textbook costs, which can be unpredictable and among the highest non-tuition expenses for students. Now reducing financial burdens on students during these complicated and challenging times, is more important than ever. "NoLo” courses feature free or low-cost…
Posted: October 12, 2020 by Michael Cousineau, New Hampshire Union Leader
Earn while you learn. That’s been the successful strategy for hundreds of people looking for new careers or to advance within their companies. An apprenticeship helped 20-something Hannah Izbicki of Weare shift from bartending and waitressing in Epping to working at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester as a licensed nursing…
Posted: September 01, 2020 by Mark Hayward, New Hampshire Union Leader
Yellow caution tape bars entry to the library as if it were a crime scene. Arrows, also yellow, are taped to hallway carpets to channel foot traffic like painted arrows at a highway intersection. And don’t forget the posters, logoed facemasks and temperature checks. Welcome to Manchester Community College, which…
Posted: August 25, 2020
Manchester Community College proudly offers a variety of courses which present an academic opportunity for students to explore important and timely social and cultural topics through humanities lenses such as literature, history, music, art and social media. Current events have focused much of the attention of the nation on these…
Posted: August 17, 2020
MCC Offers Tuition Aid to COVID-Impacted Students; College Teams Up with National Tech Firm to Enhance Virtual Learning; Flexible Schedules for Students When Manchester Community College launches its fall semester on August 31st, there will be a number of enhancements available to students to help them navigate through the challenges…
Posted: July 21, 2020
Eligible students may receive grants to meet tuition and fees at NH’s community colleges for the Fall semester, thanks to funding announced by Gov. Chris Sununu on July 16, 2020. In order to be eligible, students must show a financial impact related to COVID-19, such as a reduction in household…
Posted: June 05, 2020
Manchester Community College held its 74th commencement on Friday, May 29, 2020 through a 4 pm virtual ceremony. "In some ways, this is the most special commencement ceremony the college has had because it celebrates not just Manchester Community College graduates, faculty and staff – but – a recognition that…
Posted: May 22, 2020
First virtual event in three and a half decades. New Hampshire’s newest nursing students celebrated a major milestone on Tuesday and, while they could not hold a ceremony in person, they kept up the tradition. In a tradition that goes back three and a half decades, for the first time…
Posted: May 01, 2020
In an effort to increase access to college courses during the summer, current Manchester Community College (MCC) students in all academic programs are now eligible to apply for summer scholarships to pay for up to two MCC classes (includes both tuition and fees.) Selection criteria is based on minimum GPA,…
Posted: April 06, 2020
Former MCC President Susan Huard to Serve as CCSNH Interim Chancellor On April 3rd, the Community College System Board of Trustees named Dr. Brian Bicknell President of Manchester Community College, effective immediately. Bicknell has been in the post on an interim basis since January 1. A search process for a…
Posted: March 31, 2020
Hospital Equipment, Gift Cards to Students in Need, Loaned Computers for Distance Learning All Part of Effort to Help The campus is closed to the public and faculty have shifted to online lessons for the remainder of the spring semester, but the activity behind the scenes at Manchester Community College…
Posted: February 24, 2020
Manchester Community College is pleased to announce the Fall 2019 President and Vice President list of student achievement. Students on the President’s list have GPA’s between 3.7 and 4.0. The Vice President’s list recognizes students with GPA’s between 3.3 and 3.69. Congratulations!