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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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Posted: May 22, 2015
Manchester Community College (MCC) held its 69th commencement on Wednesday, May 20 at 7pm at Sullivan Arena, Saint Anselm College. Approximately 300 students received their associate degrees from a variety of disciplines – from art and design, business, management and computer science to automotive and welding technologies, education, nursing and…
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Posted: May 21, 2015 by Kimberly Houghton, Union Leader Correspondent
With new degrees in hand, about 300 graduates were urged to seize opportunities in the Granite State during Wednesday's 69th commencement ceremony at Manchester Community College. See the official photos from the graduation. Watch MPTV's broadcast. "I understand how hard you have all worked to reach this moment," Gov. Maggie…
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Posted: May 15, 2015
Manchester Community College's chapter of Kappa Beta Delta inducted 41 new members on Friday, May 8th. Membership in the international business honor society is by invitation to business students at community colleges who have at least a 3.5 GPA, and who are in the top 20% of their class. Lisa…
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Posted: May 14, 2015
On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 MCC students were awarded for their academic and personal achievements at the 19th Annual Evening of Excellence celebrated at Fratello's Ristorante Italiano in Manchester, New Hampshire. The recipient of the Academic Program Achievement Award is decided by faculty members in the department and honors students…
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Posted: April 30, 2015
Explore the work of graduating seniors from Manchester Community College's Graphic Design program on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 5:30 to 7pm in Room 106 at MCC, 1066 Front Street, Manchester. The exhibit, "Warning: Graphic Content" features work from: Bryanna Bourbeau, of Litchfield, NH; Samantha Bowser, Derry, NH; Saralyn Carlen,…
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Posted: April 20, 2015
On April 8th, Manchester Community College inducted 104 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 19, 2015
Interactive Conference for HS Students to Learn More About STEM Careers According to a recent national report, only 6% of the Top 100 technology companies are led by women. To inspire the next generation of young women to achieve their dreams, Manchester Community College teamed up with local business leaders…
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Posted: February 26, 2015 by Carol Robidoux
Vice President talks affordable education at Manchester Community College. Twelve years is not enough, says Vice President Joe Biden. It's not enough time in the public educational trenches to prepare young Americans for the real world of careers and self-sufficiency, says Biden. Extending free education beyond high school, to include…
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Posted: February 20, 2015 by Ali Rafieymehr
The world of technology is a variable and evolving market space. Rapid development cycles, innovative design and other, more common practices within the field have pulled ahead of how quickly formal education can match the recent expanse of industry. It is now becoming an obligation of the employer to supplement…
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Posted: November 18, 2014
The night of October 29th brought dodgeballers from around New Hampshire together for the 2nd 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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