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Posted: October 11, 2011 by Communications Director, Office of the Governor
MANCHESTER – Governor John Lynch today went to Manchester Community College where he met with several New Hampshire workers enrolled in the WorkReady NH program, a new job skills training program administered through the Community College System. WorkReady NH is the third and final component of New Hampshire Working, Governor…
Posted: October 03, 2011
Fifty-four students have qualified for and accepted membership into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Manchester Community College, chapter Alpha Pi Rho. Since 1929, PTK has been recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges as the official honor society of two-year colleges. An induction ceremony was held September…
Posted: September 27, 2011
The Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) has been awarded $19.9 million, the largest grant in the System's history, to develop training programs that will support NH's advanced manufacturing industry. The funds will enable the state’s seven community colleges, located in every region of New Hampshire, to develop programs…
Posted: September 16, 2011
Deborah A. Booker of Weare has been named director of the new Child Development Center at Manchester Community College (MCC). The Center functions as the lab school for the college's Early Childhood Education (ECE) program, and offers morning and afternoon preschool programs as well as full-time, part-time and drop-in child…
Posted: September 16, 2011
Manchester Community College will save more than $7,500 a year on its energy costs beginning this fall, thanks to the installation of improved temperature controls and energy-efficient lighting throughout the campus. The new technology allows MCC's energy use to be more tightly controlled, with energy used only when and where…
Posted: September 14, 2011
The Community Colleges of New Hampshire Foundation recently awarded Agnes Lindsay Trust $1,000 Scholarships to 15 students, including two from Manchester Community College. The Agnes M. Lindsay Trust scholarships are awarded to deserving students who are residents of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Vermont and are attending one of the…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…