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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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Posted: November 12, 2014 by NHBR
They're affectionately known as the "blue man group," and like the famous theatrical ensemble, they perform a complex daily routine. But you won't find this cast of characters on any stage, and while their dramatic namesakes are widely considered to be innovative, it's fair to say these "blue men" are…
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Posted: October 29, 2014 by NHBR Staff
MCC students complete new home construction project in Manchester The "For Sale" sign out front is the only piece of this project that is like any other house on the market in Manchester. Everything else is the result of a one-of-a-kind partnership between the public and private sector. For over…
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Posted: October 29, 2014 by Pat Grossmith, Union Leader
Construction lessons: Two more sites next to the just-built residence, are being prepared so students can start work on two more homes. The public will get its first peek this weekend at a new three-bedroom, three-bath home built by Manchester Community College students in partnership with the Duffley Development Corp.…
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Posted: October 16, 2014 by NHBR Staff
Job training effort to help MCC automotive technology students. Nearly $70,000 in new job training grants aimed at improving skills in automotive technology and collision repair are being awarded by the New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association to students at Granite State community colleges. Gov. Maggie Hassan announced the grants at…
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Posted: October 03, 2014
Less than 10% of programs nationally achieve this distinction. The Child Development Center at Manchester Community College has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. To earn NAEYC Accreditation, the Child Development Center at MCC…
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Posted: September 19, 2014 by Liisa Rajala, NHBR
All seven communities colleges will open their doors to the public on Oct. 1 There are jobs in New Hampshire, well-paying jobs, that are intellectually stimulating and attainable, with from nine months to two years of postsecondary schooling. They're in manufacturing. On average, manufacturing workers earn $77,000 annually, often earning…
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Posted: September 03, 2014
Manchester Community College started the first day of classes Tuesday with a record 2,947 students signed up for classes, an increase of nearly 200 students over the fall semester last year. The college said its numbers for online school classes and incoming freshman were both up over last year, and…
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Posted: August 19, 2014 by Paul Holloway
As fall approaches, we are reminded that the new school year is about to begin. While the start of a new semester has a very familiar feel, the education industry itself is rapidly changing. Technology brings new capabilities. Shifts in the economy bring different needs, as well as opportunities. Changes…
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Posted: August 18, 2014 by Doug Alden, Union Leader
Ten Manchester-area high school students are getting a head start on college and beyond in a new program designed to take high-tech learning outside the classroom. The Computer Science Career Exploration is a collaboration between the Millyard-based internet company Dyn and Manchester Community College. "Many companies are looking for people…
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Posted: July 18, 2014
Few Spots Left in August Girls Career Camp After the success of last year's career camps for Middle School students, Manchester Community College will again offer three summer camps the weeks of July 21st, July 29th and August 4th at MCC, 1066 Front Street in Manchester. Due to support from…
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Posted: June 25, 2014
Funded by the New Hampshire Humanities Council On Thursday July 24 at 4:30pm, MCC Downtown will launch an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) FREE book club, thanks to $1,000 of grant funding from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. The book club will meet weekly from 4:30 to 6pm…
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Posted: May 23, 2014
Manchester Community College (MCC) held its 68th commencement on the evening of May 21st at Sullivan Arena, Saint Anselm College. Approximately 250 students received their associate degrees from a variety of disciplines – from art and design, business, management and computer science to automotive, construction and welding technologies, education, nursing…
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Posted: May 22, 2014 by Julie Hanson, Union Leader Correspondent
About 250 students graduated from Manchester Community College Wednesday in the company of family, friends and special guest Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas. A diverse group of graduates, ranging in age from early 20s to 60-somethings — many the first college graduates in their families — along with having worked while…
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