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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: 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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Posted: May 20, 2014 by President Susan Huard
Of the roughly 200 associates degree candidates marching at this year’s graduation today, more than 50 of them will graduate from Manchester Community College with an associate degree in Nursing. I have great confidence these new graduates will immediately enter the health care workforce. I say that not just because…
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Posted: May 14, 2014
Manchester Community College students who are part of the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Club have set May 26, Memorial Day, as their goal to complete a veterans-home-improvement project at Liberty House in Manchester. The student volunteers are replacing the original oil heating system at the 75 W. Baker St.…
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Posted: May 12, 2014
New Hampshire students in middle school will come to the community college this summer to explore educational pathways and professions linked to career fields. Manchester Community College seeks to broaden students’ interests and awareness of future career opportunities through hands-on, interactive learning and fun. Each camp is $59 for the…
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Posted: April 16, 2014
Students at Manchester Community College will see lower tuition bills starting with the Fall 2014 academic year. The Community College System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees today announced a five percent tuition reduction, bringing the in-state per credit cost to $200 from its present level of $210. A three-credit…
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Posted: April 10, 2014
On April 8th, Manchester Community College inducted 114 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: February 27, 2014 by Union Leader
Auto dealers group offers scholarship aid, funds to veterans programs. Maryann Cyr has served her country with distinction. The Manchester soldier served in the U.S. Army and repaired and maintained tanks to ensure they were always combat-ready in case a crisis meant the military was called into action. Now that…
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Posted: February 21, 2014 by Madison Neveu, NH Business Review
Launched last fall, the program meets a growing need. With high-profile computer network breaches occurring with troublesome regularity, Manchester Community College has launched a new field of study that aims to train students for a career in preventing and discovering cybercrimes. The Cyber Security Investigations program, developed and headed by…
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Posted: February 10, 2014
Computer Science Department Chair and Associate Professor Peter La Monica recently spoke with WMUR News 9 about security concerns with Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth, a wireless signal that lets cellphones connect to and communicate with other devices. People use it for wireless headsets and for hands-free control. However, leaving Bluetooth on…
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