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Posted: March 09, 2009 by Andrew J. Manuse
College president Darlene Miller discusses her work with the Workforce Alliance and their attempt to push the 111th Congress to pass new legislation for more funding of middle-skill job training. Click here to read the full article.
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Posted: March 08, 2009 by Paul Bradley
It was not lost on community college leaders that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama will invest nearly $80 billion in renewable energy, energy efficiency and green transportation initiatives. Direct appropriations for energy-related projects, along with tax credits and research and development grants, are…
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Posted: March 02, 2009 by Andrew J. Manuse
Carrie Richesson, a former high school teacher and first-year welding student at MCC, is featured in the Manchester Express alongside MCC's Welding Technology degree program. In an economic recession, many like Richesson are "retooling" themselves to work in more high demand fields. Click here to read the full article.
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Posted: January 26, 2009 by Mark Hayward
A Manchester resident for eight years, Philip Aguot knows how to get around the city, tackle business classes at Southern New Hampshire University and head up a non-profit organization. What he struggles with is how to take a vacation. Aguot, 33, said he spends his time either working as a…
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Posted: December 28, 2008 by Charles McMahon
College admission officials from various regional institutions say the economic slump has more students turning toward two-year programs as an affordable way to obtain a post-graduate education. With the growing cost of college and the current state of the economy, many are rethinking their strategies and looking to get the…
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Posted: December 16, 2008 by St. Mary's Bank
St. Mary’s Bank recently donated $2,800 to Manchester Community College (MCC) to help support its English as a Second Language (ESL) Café. The funds will help cover the costs to operate this new program during the first year while sustainable funding is obtained. “Having been a part of the Greater…
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Posted: November 01, 2008 by Dan Bennett
There has been a great deal of buzz lately about green buildings (see Dateline: NH June 2008). Green buildings are ones that are built or remodeled with sustainability and efficiency in mind and built to high-performance standards. In 2000, the U.S. Green Building Council developed a standard known as LEED®,…
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Posted: October 13, 2008 by Shira Schoenberg
Linda Schaudell, 60, has been working at Shaw's on Fort Eddy Road for 22 years. As soon as she was eligible, she started investing money in her 401(k). Last quarter, she lost $8,000 of her retirement savings due to the collapsing markets. The previous quarter, she lost $3,000. "I have…
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Posted: November 15, 2007 by Heidi Masek
New Hampshire's Public Two-Year Schools are Growing Four students majored in visual arts when New Hampshire Technical Institute opened that program in September 2006; there should be 38 by the end of this semester, said department head Susan Haas. But there's not much you can do with a two-year art…
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