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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…
Posted: March 08, 2012
President Huard was the featured guest on WTPL 107.7 The Pulse's Northeast Delta Dental Radio program on March 3rd. Dr. Huard discussed the great investment that community colleges are in a student's education, in terms of both affordability and transferability. The President also touched on various programs here at MCC,…
Posted: January 30, 2012
Manchester Community College 2006 graduate Jonathan Lanteigne is one of the "40 Under Forty" of New Hampshire's young people who make a difference. Below is the article from the Union Leader January 30th edition. Jonathan Lanteigne helps others who have faced battles he knows well By Kathy Remillard, Union Leader…
Posted: December 09, 2011
On Monday December 9th, the MCC Marketing and Communications team announced an exciting new venture for Manchester Community College's web presence... a new, shorter, simpler, and faster domain name! Over the next few months, MCC's old domain (www.manchestercommunitycollege.edu) will be phased out and MCC's new domain name (www.mccnh.edu) will be…
Posted: November 11, 2011 by Garry Rayno, Union Leader
MANCHESTER— Steve Hanson stood out among the many veterans looking for work at the Veterans and Military Service Member Job Fair at Manchester Community College Thursday. Hanson looked comfortable in his dark suit, white shirt and conservative tie, and he had neatly trimmed hair and an air of confidence as…
Posted: October 26, 2011
At a recent Advisory Board meeting for the Manchester School of Technology's Advanced Manufacturing program, Manchester Community College's Vice President for Students Kim Keegan suggested that MST post a "wish list" of items at every school function. The list included 50 4GB USB drives for the students in Dan Cassidy’s…
Posted: October 25, 2011
Former state Senator Maggie Hassan announced at MCC October 25 that she is a candidate for governor. Thanking MCC "for the incredibly important work everyone here does," she defined the college as "the place where individuals can chart a new course for themselves and where hard work and commitment pays…
Posted: October 24, 2011
Thinking about transferring your MCC credits to a four-year college? Want to learn more about your transferring options? Then attend the College Transfer Fair on Tuesday, November, 15th from 10am to 1:30pm in the MCC Cafeteria. For more information contact Meg Hamm at (603) 206-8171 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Colleges will…
Posted: October 24, 2011
Congressman Frank Guinta is hosting a Veterans’ Job Fair on Thursday, November 10th to help military families understand the benefits and opportunities available to them. Guinta strongly believes that caring for those who served in the military is one of our nation’s highest priorities. He diligently works to ensure that…
Posted: October 18, 2011 by Ted Siefer, Union Leader
The group includes a nursing assistant who speaks seven languages and dialects, a pediatrician from China, and a man with decades of experience in advanced manufacturing. What do they all have in common? They’ve all hit a brick wall in this economy and have been unemployed for months on end.…