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Posted: May 31, 2016
Manchester, NH – On the eve of Manchester Community College’s 70th commencement, the college held its 31st annual Nurse Pinning celebration, Tuesday May 24 at 6pm in the MCC Student Center at 1066 Front Street in Manchester, NH. More than 60 students were part of the ceremony, which signifies completion…
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Posted: May 25, 2016 by Paul Feely, New Hampshire Union Leader
GOFFSTOWN — After being encouraged to follow their passions in life, about 300 graduates exited Sullivan Arena at Saint Anselm College with degrees in hand following Manchester Community College’s 70th commencement ceremony Wednesday night. More than 300 students received associate degrees from a variety of disciplines — from art and…
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Posted: May 19, 2016
MCC Students Honored at 20th Annual Evening of Excellence Awards   Manchester, NH – On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, MCC students were awarded for their academic and personal achievements at the 20th Annual Evening of Excellence celebrated at the Derryfield Restaurant in Manchester, NH. The recipients of the Academic Program…
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Posted: April 18, 2016
Manchester Community College Moves Up In National Ranking from 9th to 5th  Manchester, NH – Technology is an ever-present component of our lives, with smart phones connecting us to information and people in ways never dreamed of just a few years ago.  To keep pace with the demands of technology,…
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Posted: April 11, 2016
On April 8th, Manchester Community College inducted 102 students into the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society, chapter Alpha Pi Rho. Since 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges has recognized PTK as the official honor society of two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, a student must have a grade…
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Posted: March 31, 2016
Information is power, and in the 21st century, protecting electronic information and assets has become big business. Manchester Community College is offering a three-day summit for the public, students and staff who are interested in learning more about the field of cybersecurity and what it takes to fend off potential…
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Posted: February 02, 2016
On Saturday January 30, 2016, teams from New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Massachusetts competed at Manchester Community College in a one-day event designed to test skills for hand-built, student-designed robots. The winning team, "Feel the BERN," comprised of students from University of Vermont and Vermont Technical College will advance…
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Posted: December 31, 2015
Nurses, social workers, healthcare administrators and other healthcare practitioners will learn how to effectively lead efforts to provide quality patient care in today's ever-changing healthcare landscape through a new symposium series that begins in February at Manchester Community College. MCC's Workforce Development Center and the HT3 for Healthcare Training Grant are…
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Posted: December 30, 2015
The night of December 8th brought dodgeballers from around New Hampshire together for the 3rd Annual Charity Dodgeball Tournament at Manchester Community College. The special charity fundraising event once again benefited MCC's Community Service Team and their upcoming service trip to the 'Give Kids the World Village' in Florida. Partnering with…
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Posted: December 21, 2015
MCC's "Natural Outdoor Classroom" Earns National Certification Blending nature-based play with carefully designed outdoor learning spaces has earned Manchester Community College's unique approach to child development a national certification. The Dimensions Educational Research Foundation and the Arbor Day Foundation have recognized MCC's "Outdoor Classroom" as a model for other schools…
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Posted: December 18, 2015 by Kristen Carosa, WMUR
While the cost of a college education rises higher, some students are saving money by starting their higher education at one of New Hampshire's community colleges. Michael Whitney is a heating and cooling service technician. He has been in the industry for a few years, and he said he owes…
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Posted: November 17, 2015
Recognizing a growing need for trained workers in New Hampshire's healthcare market, Manchester Community College obtained a federal grant to help train unemployed and under-employed residents to get jobs in area clinics, hospitals and health-related businesses. In just over three years, more than 140 graduates of the program have already…
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Posted: October 09, 2015
Unique and Fun 70th Anniversary Celebration Brought Together Business/Community Leaders to Compete in Trivia Contest On the evening of Thursday, October 1, 2015, teams made up of business, community and educational organizations competed on campus in the first MCC Trivia Challenge to raise almost $20,000 for student scholarships. Manchester Historic…
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Posted: October 02, 2015
On October 1, 2015, the Community College System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees formally voted to discontinue Manchester Community College's Building Construction program. The board made this decision after reviewing enrollment numbers and taking feedback from several stakeholder businesses involved in the program. The following is a statement from…
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Posted: June 12, 2015
Citing a 21st century approach to teaching students skills they need for today's careers, the Center for Digital Education recently ranked Manchester Community College one of the most effective schools of its size in the country in effectively incorporating technology into the classroom. Online courses, cloud-based information sharing, online resume…
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