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  • 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
  • Great Sports!

    We've been bragging - quite deservedly so - about many of our scholars this past semester. Today, some of our athletes take center court, along with the hard-working folks who coach our students and the Student Affairs folks who successfully run the...
    06-21-2016, 11:12 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • A Global Experience

    Southeast Asia and its culture took center stage for an interdisciplinary weekend here at MCC and brought with it inspirational tales of culture, survival and perseverance. More than 100 MCC students joined with about the same number of community partners...
    06-17-2016, 10:43 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • MCC Grant Awards Keep on Cummings

    Middlesex Community College is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. Middlesex was chosen from a total of 479 applicants, during a competitive review process....
    06-15-2016, 11:02 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Strings for Cambodia

    As part of its Strings for Cambodia fundraising campaign, Middlesex Community College’s Music Department is donating a carbon-fiber violin to Cambodia’s Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA). The state-of-the art violin and bow were recently...
    06-14-2016, 2:03 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Radio Days

    When students walked into their MCC Radio Production class this spring, the first thing they saw were ten shiny new big-screen Apple computers in their new classroom at Lowell Telecommunications Corp. Even more exciting, they hit the road for a series...
    06-13-2016, 2:25 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Twin Peaks

    To close out the academic year, the Outdoor Adventure Club headed to the White Mountain National Forest and "bagged" two peaks hiking the Welch Dickey Trail in Thornton, N.H.! It was a beautiful spring day, with temperatures leveling out in...
    06-10-2016, 11:27 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • TODAY, at MCC!

    Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, co-hosts of the fourth-hour of NBC's Today Show came to town this weekend, as spotlight speakers for Celebrity Forum 2016, and they brought the house down with their entertaining tandem that recounted their personal...
    06-06-2016, 1:27 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Commencement 2016

    Congratulations and best wishes to this year's graduating class, the largest in the college's 46 year history! We're going to let the wonderful pics by photographer Kevin Harkins tell most of the story of this year's graduates, but here's...
    06-02-2016, 2:25 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Spring Flinging into Finals

    Getting ready to wrap up another academic year on campus, with students buckling down for their final exams Before that though, it was time for a little stress relief and bonding with classmates at the annual Spring Fling, a fabulous fun-raiser run by...
    05-16-2016, 2:34 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • Designs on Battling Opioid Addiction

    Students in MCC Professor Joe Eiler's Graphic Design class have taken on a challenge to create an advertising campaign to combat the deadly opioid scourge that is ravaging not just the state of Massachusetts, but the nation.. And the results, as you'll...
    05-11-2016, 10:37 AM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
  • MCC Racers

    Team MCC took to the streets and trails this weekend for a pair of simultaneous charity road races, with more than two dozen members of the extended MCC family joining the teams and logging the miles! First up was the Bedford Rotary 5 miler, with proceeds...
    05-09-2016, 1:05 PM by MCC Blog Admin to MCC Blog
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