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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • All the World's an MCC Stage!

    Members of MCC's theater program not only attended a national theater festival, but they took home top honors as well! Last May, a respondent from the Kennedy Center Theatre Festival attended the MCC Theatre Department’s production of Little...
    02-07-2017, 2:32 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • MCC Means Biz!

    Middlesex Community College students enrolled in an Introduction to Entrepreneurship class not only learned what it takes to think entrepreneurially but also got out of the classroom and actually did it. Teams of students launched seven businesses selling...
    02-03-2017, 11:17 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Super Cybersecurity Start!

    MCC cut the ceremonial ribbon today to formally open its Cybersecurity lab in the Pollard Building on Middle Street, and we had support from our elected officials, our faculty, students, and trustees to help celebrate the occasion! President James Mabry...
    12-05-2016, 1:56 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Murder at the Nesmith House

    It's stood for more than a century-and-a-half, but this October, the college's historic John Nesmith House on Andover Street in Lowell will play host to its first ever murder mystery - this one, thankfully, staged by the stars of MCC's Theater...
    10-12-2016, 4:00 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Monadnock and Roll!

    Cool temperatures didn't discourage this year's enthusiastic bunch of hikers from lacing up their boots and hitting the mountain-climbing trails! Under a brilliant blue sky, nearly two dozen MCC students, employees, and friends joined together...
    10-03-2016, 4:07 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Who Are We? MCC!

    That was the resounding cheer heard echoing down Bedford's Great Road throughout the festivities for this year's Bedford Day Parade! Just about two dozen of our incredible students took to the streets to represent the college for the town's...
    09-19-2016, 2:38 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Pokemon Goes to Summer Camp!

    Who knew that the city of Lowell and towns of Bedford and Billerica could be such hot spots for collecting Pokemon characters on the new Pokemon Go mobile app? And who knew Middlesex Community College's two campuses would be such hot spots for finding...
    07-12-2016, 2:42 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
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