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  • MCC Students Bring Home the Silver and Gold!

    It's Olympics season and MCC students are holding their own on the medal fronts! Once again, as it does every year, the Middlesex Community College team did us proud at the Fed Challenge, organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Students Daniel...
    02-23-2018, 1:34 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Moroccan Roll!

    This January, 15 MCC students and 4 faculty advisers spent an extraordinary 10 days in Morocco, exploring the rich culture, art, history, economics, and business practices of this exotic country. Located across from Spain on the Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco...
    01-25-2018, 2:31 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Calling All Alumni!

    This month, the MCC Alumni Association held its first social and networking event at the historic Nesmith House in Lowell. Close to 30 alumni, representing a broad range of class years from the first MCC graduating class of 1972 to the class of 2016,...
    12-19-2017, 2:01 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • No More Stress!

    Ahhhh, Stressbuster Week! That glorious week of varied, much-needed stress-reduction events and activities at MCC, designed to help students and employees clear their minds, have some fun, and get ready for the home stretch of finals! Sponsored by the...
    12-15-2017, 3:08 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Teddy Bear Triage

    If you can't stand the sight of stuffed animal blood, this might not be the blog post for you. But assuming you're still reading, give it up for one of the most creative approaches to teaching you'll find in a modern day classroom - one that...
    12-14-2017, 2:39 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • SUGA in the Spotlight

    The holidays bring great memories and experiences for all, and here on the MCC campuses, it's also an opportunity for one of our favorite networking moments of the year, when the inspirational leaders from our Student Union Government Association...
    12-08-2017, 2:10 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Featuring the First Lady

    Massachusetts First Lady Lauren Baker visited the college's Lowell campus this week, and spent nearly two hours chatting with student leaders about getting involved with their communities, entrepreneurship, and leadership development skills. The visit...
    12-07-2017, 12:00 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • MCC Overseas

    Dong-Lian Institute of Education and Research (東联教育研究院) recently sponsored a team from Middlesex Community College to attend and present at “The First Sino-American Interdisciplinary Teaching Summit of Mathematics and Content Teachers.” The...
    11-15-2017, 1:57 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • This Wedding is a Killer!

    There's a special wedding ceremony happening next week at the college's historic John Nesmith House on Andover Street in Lowell, and murder is on the menu! And YOU'RE invited to join the wedding guest list! Murder at the Nesmith House on Friday,...
    10-17-2017, 2:12 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Parade Best

    It was a glorious day beneath cloudless skies as the town of Bedford rolled out its finest for the annual Bedford Day parade this weekend, and front and center was nearly two dozen of MCC's finest student leaders doing the college proud! The college...
    09-25-2017, 3:27 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • A White Water Classroom

    The MCC Office of Student Engagement spent a beautiful day recently on the rapids at Crabapple White Water Rafting in Charleton, MA. 15 students went on the trip navigating through class 1, 2, and 3 rapids down the Deerfield River. A mid-day lunch by...
    09-22-2017, 2:47 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Our Newest Nods from NISOD

    Middlesex Community College is proud to announce recipients of the annual National Institute of Staff & Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards. Honorees for 2017 are Assistant Professor of Communications Jennifer D. Bauer of North Andover;...
    09-19-2017, 2:44 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • 90% success rate - beautiful result

    The Folk Festival firing was a success by any measure. The kiln reached cone 11 in all areas, front, back, high and low within the ware chamber. 90% of the wares fired perfectly. Congratulations to John and Yary for this impressive achievement. Thanks...
    08-04-2017, 7:21 PM by rackm to Cambodian Kiln Project
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  • Lowell Folk Festival - kiln fire, exhibit + demo, V.O.A interview

    Yary & John Kondra fired up the kiln for the Lowell Folk Festival visitors. They started at 5 a.m. with the goal of making this a slow fire extending to 12 or 14 hours, but there was a soft breeze and a supply of long burning dry wood, the kiln steadily...
    07-31-2017, 10:08 AM by rackm to Cambodian Kiln Project
  • Dodgeball!

    The MCC Health and Wellness program and Fitness Center staff held their first-ever dodgeball tournament and from all indications, it was a big hit! Held at the Murkland School in Lowell, the tournament saw 5 MCC teams compete for the coveted champion...
    07-05-2017, 9:58 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • MCC in DC

    This month, 20 MCC students and two staff advisors travelled to Washington, D.C., to immerse themselves in the history of our nation's capital, and from the looks of things, the trip was EPIC! Students were selected after submitting essays and questions...
    06-27-2017, 3:59 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Museum Peace

    As they prepare to wrap up their spring semester, students from MCC's Commonwealth Honors Program and Phi Theta Kappa Honorary Society had the fortunate opportunity to take part in a guided tour of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston this...
    05-16-2017, 12:52 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Building Bridges at MCC

    Students in MCC's Strength of Materials engineering course wrapped up their semester building bridges - literally! The future engineers, from Professor Michelle Stein's program were tasked with building a balsa wood bridge. The only specifications...
    05-12-2017, 11:03 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Declaration of Independents

    MCC Film Production students Sunheng Tain of Lowell, Danylo Kowal of Winchester and Brennan Barrows of Lowell screened their short film, "Replaced," at the Independent Film Festival Boston's 2017 Student Shorts Showcase. They made the film...
    05-08-2017, 10:10 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Speech! Speech!

    Today's blog post comes via Communications Professor Jill Arabas! Take it away, Jill! Of all the courses at Middlesex, one of the most transformative is Speech. Many students enter the course petrified of standing in front of an audience. By the end...
    04-10-2017, 1:36 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • The Votes Are In, and so is MCC!

    Middlesex Community College is one of only 83 college campuses in 23 states that has been designated as a "Voter Friendly Campus" as part of a national initiative to recognize student engagement! The designation holds participating institutions...
    04-06-2017, 1:04 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • THE LITTLE LEFT OF CENTERFEST 2017 CAST

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    03-07-2017, 8:49 AM by osterk to MCC Performing Arts
  • Amazing Advocates

    The best ambassadors the college could ask for boarded a shuttle bus and headed to the hallowed halls of the Massachusetts State House to make the case for increased funding for public higher education in Massachusetts, and in particular, their college...
    03-06-2017, 1:56 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • 17's Super Scholars

    One of the greatest days of the year at MCC, when dozens of our finest students reap the financial scholarship benefits provided by so many of the college's supporters and benefactors, our annual MCC Foundation Scholarship Awards Ceremony! In all,...
    03-03-2017, 11:51 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Distinguished Visitor from the Smithsonian

    Louise Cort, Curator of ceramics at the Smithsonian Institution's Freer/Sackler Gallery in Washington D.C., paid a visit to Yary and the Cambodian "smokeless" kiln on a cold day in late January. She was accompanied by Danny Eijsermans, a...
    02-10-2017, 11:49 AM by rackm to Cambodian Kiln Project
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