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Posted: May 22, 2013
Manchester Community College held its 28th Nurse Pinning celebration May 21 at the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy and honored two students with special awards. "The tradition of nursing pins began in 1855, when Queen Victoria presented a pin to Florence Nightingale in appreciation for her work with the British…
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Posted: May 16, 2013
Earn a BSN and/or MSN and save both time and money! Through a new partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), MCC nursing students who are New Hampshire residents can now apply for dual admission to the Online BSN/MSN programs at SNHU. RNs now have a convenient option for continuing…
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Posted: April 26, 2013
Manchester Community College’s chapter of Kappa Beta Delta inducted 16 new members April 19. 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. Among those inducted…
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Posted: April 05, 2013
New manufacturing lab gives students real-world experience A big, blue robot spun quickly and nearly silently, paused for a moment, then carefully picked up a small rectangle of glass. The robot placed the glass, which would soon be part of an engraved pen holder, on a conveyer belt, which then…
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Posted: March 24, 2013 by Pat Grossmith, New Hampshire Union Leader
Five cobalt blue robots are the main attraction in a new $2 million Advanced Manufacturing Technology program unveiled Wednesday at Manchester Community College. Students, as part of a certificate program, learn to program the whirring robots in a laboratory that mimics a modern manufacturing plant. Skills taught include designing a…
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Posted: March 18, 2013 by Ginger Lever
Manchester Community College President Susan Huard and Ali Rafieymehr, Dean of the University of New Hampshire Manchester, signed an Articulation Agreement to provide students with a clear pathway to a business degree and a career. Under this agreement students have the option of dual admission into MCC's Liberal Arts or…
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Posted: March 04, 2013
Seven innovative projects to enhance student success and workforce readiness outcomes at NH's community colleges were selected for seed funding from the newly-created Community College Innovation Fund of NH. The Innovation Fund was created by the Community College System of NH (CCSNH) in November of 2012 to support the ideas,…
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Posted: January 27, 2013 by Kenneth Gagnon
Young and old alike find their path at Manchester Community College It's the near-palpable energy that strikes you first when stepping onto the campus of Manchester Community College (MCC) – the sense of potential and possibility in the air. On the warm September morning that marked the beginning of the…
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Posted: November 07, 2012
William (Bill) Hoeker of Manchester has been named a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Committee at Manchester Community College. In addition, he has also accepted a position on the Steering Committee of that group. The Advisory Committee plays an integral role in designing and developing the new Advanced Manufacturing…
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Posted: September 30, 2012 by Dave Solomon, Union Leader
If manufacturing in New Hampshire was a person, it could safely say, "Tales of my death have been greatly exaggerated," with apologies to Mark Twain. Despite all the hand-wringing about the loss of manufacturing jobs to China and India, there are plenty of places in the Granite State where employees…
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Posted: August 28, 2012
Ken Swanson of Fireye, Inc.has been named a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Board at Manchester Community College (MCC). In addition, he has also accepted a position on the Steering Committee of that group. Ken is a resident of Hollis, New Hampshire. The Advisory Committee plays an integral role…
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Posted: August 12, 2012 by Bill Smith, Union Leader
A road safety study of access to Manchester Community College from Front Street has resulted in a series of recommendations for improvement, some of which may be put in place in the near future. MCC President Susan Huard said some changes will be coming soon, while others will require engineering…
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Posted: August 05, 2012 by Union Leader
"It's been a busy summer, and will be an even busier fall semester," says Manchester Community College President Susan Huard, "We'll have two projects still under construction, and the potential for a third. But by this time next year, this campus will be transformed." Work is under way this summer…
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Posted: July 12, 2012 by Kathryn Marchocki, Union Leader
Manchester city planners heard Manchester Community College's plans to build a 4,000 square feet (50-foot by 80-foot) addition to its existing welding laboratory. The expansion would allow the college to serve about 100 more students a year, MCC president Susan D. Huard said. "It would increase our ability to serve…
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Posted: July 04, 2012
The Bedford Lions Club announced that Manchester resident Michael Whitney is the recipient of the first Armand J. LeBlanc Trade Scholarship for $2,500, funded jointly by the family of late longstanding club member Armand J. LeBlanc and the Bedford Lions Club. Whitney has enrolled for the fall semester at Manchester…
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