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Federal grant for MCC

A five year, $1.25 million grant was announced Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter for Monroe Community College. The Student Support Services grant, from the U.S. Department of Education, will help low-income, first-generation students, and students with disabilities achieve academic ...

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M&T Bank gives grant to MCC

Students with developmental disabilities will be able to attend college at Monroe Community College’s Damon City Campus thanks to a $20,000 grant from M&T Bank. The grant will help fund Lifetime Assistance’s Achievement Award Certificate Program, a two-year certificate program ...

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Colloquium on black male student gap

Monroe Community College will host a daylong colloquium Thursday to examine the challenges that impact educational achievement in college and explore promising practices for improving educational outcomes for black males. Local educators and community leaders will address achievement gap among ...

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MCC hopes speakers will inspire change

Monroe Community College will host two award-winning authors in March and April. The works of Rebecca Skloot and Nicholas Kristof have gained international attention and spurred conversations about ordinary individuals working to create solutions to social ills. By providing an ...

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Speakers to lead dialogue on race

Descendants of Henrietta Lacks will discuss the family’s decades-long conflict in a special program Nov. 17 on Monroe Community College’s Brighton Campus. Lacks was a young black woman in 1951 when her cells were taken without her knowledge for research. ...

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Firm selected for MCC project

General contractor and construction management firm DiMarco Constructors has been selected to complete the Monroe Community College downtown campus project. The new Damon campus will be located in the former Eastman Kodak Co. space at the corner of State Street ...

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New program supports national priority

Monroe Community College has developed a one-year homeland security certificate program to prepare individuals to effectively prevent and respond to a broad range of incidents — from cyberattacks and acts of violence to terrorism and other manmade disasters. Program participants ...

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Children take part in mock trial at MCC

Brighton Town Justice Karen Morris led a mock trial as part of Monroe Community College’s Take Your Children to Work Day on April 24. The case involved a theft from the Barnes and Noble bookstore of a CD by One ...

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MCC partnership recognized nationally

Monroe Community College has been selected as a finalist for an American Association of Community College award that recognizes outstanding college-corporate partnerships. Cited is MCC’s work with the Corning Incorporated Foundation to help build educational opportunities in the optics field ...

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New MCC program in disability support

Area community agencies have teamed up with Monroe Community College to fill a critical demand for entry-level professionals who are equipped to work with people with disabilities. In collaboration with a dozen community agencies and employers, MCC has developed a ...

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