2006 News Archive

December 19, 2006 Eight New Members Appointed to the Regional Advisory Council for MCC
The eight new members will “add strength to what is already a very strong group,” announced Dr. Jonathan M. Daube, President of Manchester Community College.
December 18, 2006 21 Talented Students Honored for Original Writing
Manchester Community College is pleased to announce the 21 winners of its annual Student Writing Contest.
December 15, 2006 CT Community Colleges Receive U.S. Department of Labor Grant
The 12 Community Colleges have received a second $2+ million dollar Community-Based Job Training Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for a proposed initiative called Bridges to Health Careers.
December 5, 2006 “What is College-Level Writing?” Asks MCC Professor of English
What defines “college-level” writing? Professor of English Patrick Sullivan seeks the answer to this question in his recently published book.
November 22, 2006 The MCC Alumni Association Appoints New Member to its Board
Gail P. Faherty `84 was recently appointed to the 16-member Board of Directors.
November 16, 2006 MCC Students Place First in State-Wide Student Chef Competition
Weeks of preparation paid off for the team of student chefs; they placed first in the Connecticut Student Chef Competition, sponsored by Everybody Wins CT.
October 24, 2006 MCC Student Elected to Board of Trustees
J. Ashley Odell, of Manchester, has been elected by her peers to serve as a student member of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees of Community-Technical Colleges.
October 17, 2006 New Dining Rooms Named at MCC
Three dining rooms at Manchester Community College have been named for Connecticut families close to the area and the College, announced Jonathan M. Daube, President.
October 16, 2006 MCC Appoints New Member to Foundation Board
Manchester Community College Foundation recently appointed Kristen Johnson, Senior Vice President for Rockville Bank, to its board of directors.
October 10, 2006 MCC Presents on Cox Cable Ch. 15
The October episode will feature the 20th Annual Global Issues Conference: Global Climate Change.
October 2, 2006 MCC Student Receives Leaders of Promise Scholarship
J. Ashley Odell, of Manchester, has been named a recipient of the 2006 Phi Theta Kappa Leaders of Promise Scholarship.
September 21, 2006 20th Annual Global Issues Conference: Global Climate Change
More and more evidence points to the grave consequences of a changing climate. MCC has invited leading scientists to discuss this complex issue at the 20th Annual Global Issu
September 20, 2006 New Staff Joins Manchester Community College
Ta’Shema Odoms, of Ithaca, NY, has joined MCC as a Counselor in the Center for Student Development.
September 12, 2006 Minority Fellow Named at MCC
Ruth Flemming, of Bloomfield, has been named to the position of Minority Fellow for the 2006-2007 academic year.
August 31, 2006 New Faculty and Staff Join Manchester Community College
MCC is pleased to announce the following additions to its staff.
August 29, 2006 MCC Announces New Director of the Center for Student Development
Florence Sheils`93, of Manchester, has been appointed Director of the Center for Student Development.
August 14, 2006 Community Invited to Attend Course on MCC
You are invited to attend, "What is Manchester Community College Really About?" a six-session professional development course led by Dr. Jonathan M. Daube, President of Manchester Community College.
August 1, 2006 MCC Announces Spring 2006 Dean’s List and President’s List
Manchester Community College congratulates the following students for achieving academic excellence during the spring 2006 semester.
July 13, 2006 Young Engineers Build on a Bright Future
This summer, MCC will offer the first Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Engineering Course Academy for high school students interested in engineering and engineering technology programs.
July 12, 2006 Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Awards MCC Students Scholarships
Manchester Community College students Kyle Bennett of New Britain and J. Ashley Odell of Manchester, have each been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
July 6, 2006 86,400 seconds To Air Locally
In case you missed the world premiere in May, you now have several opportunities to see the feature film "86,400 seconds."
June 27, 2006 Commencement Ceremony to be featured on Cox Ch. 15
Did you enjoy Manchester Community College’s 42nd annual Commencement Ceremony? If so, Cox Communications Public Access channel 15 will air the ceremony every Sunday during the month of July.
June 21, 2006 MCC Graduates Honored for Academic Excellence
At its 42nd annual Commencement Ceremony, 644 students graduated from Manchester Community College and 172 students were awarded academic honors.
June 20, 2006 Students Inducted Into Technology Honors Society
Epsilon Pi Tau International Honorary for Professions in Technology inducted 29 MCC students for outstanding academic excellence in fields devoted to the study of technology.
June 19, 2006 MCC Professor Awarded for Outstanding Video Production
Professor Maura O'Connor and her student, Ron Dube were awarded the 2006 PRSA Silver Mercury Award of Excellence.
June 12, 2006 MCC Students Inducted Into International Business Honor Society
The Alpha Beta Gamma Business Honor Society at Manchester Community College recently inducted 58 new members.
June 7, 2006 MCC Students Inducted Into National Foreign Language Honor Society
The Alpha Mu Gamma National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society inducted eight new members from MCC.
June 7, 2006 Prestigious Honor Society Inducted 41 MCC Students
A selected group of students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the oldest and largest international honor society serving two-year colleges.
May 18, 2006 STRONG-CT Program
The Science and Technology Reaching Out to New Generations in Connecticut (STRONG-CT) program targets minority and first generation college students that have an interest in life sciences.
May 16, 2006 Two Key Positions Filled at MCC
G. Duncan Harris, of Windsor, has accepted the appointment of Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Dr. Joanne Russell, of Manchester, has been appointed the new Director of the Liberal Arts Division
May 5, 2006 MCC Alumni Association Honors Community Leaders, Faculty and Students at Annual Meeting
The Distinguished Alumni award, the Excellence in Teaching award, the Volunteer Service award and the Outstanding Business Partner award will be presented during the ceremony.
April 27, 2006 Local Student Receive Nation's Largest Scholarship for Community College Students
Latisha (Tish) Wilson, of Hartford, is a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship.
April 21, 2006 New Staff Joins Manchester Community College
Sharale Walker, of West Hartford, has joined MCC as the STRONG-CT Project Coordinator.
April 17, 2006 20 Students Honored at 5th Annual Rising Star Ceremony
MCC Accounting, Business and Paralegal Department honored students for outstanding achievement in the areas of business, accounting or legal studies.
April 5, 2006 Annual Job Fair Attracts Thousands
The promise of available work brought out more than 2,000 job seekers and 78 employers from across the region.
April 5, 2006 Business&TechFest.2006
A week-long event that will provide insight on the latest business strategies and technology from today's industry leaders.
April 4, 2006 5th Graders Go to College
MCC Welcomes 5th Graders for a “Real World” College Experience
March 24, 2006 MCC Appoints Local Residents to Foundation Board
The Manchester Community College Foundation recently appointed four new members to its board of directors.
March 6, 2006 Connecticut Artists Awarded Fellowships by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism
MCC Instructor Daniel Long, awarded artist fellowship grant from The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism.
March 6, 2006 An Evening of Fine Wines Tickets on Sale
Experience an exciting evening featuring fine wines from around the world, exquisite food and wonderful auction items all to raise funds for scholarships and programs at the MCC.
March 3, 2006 New Staff Joins Manchester Community College
MCC is pleased to announce four additions to its staff.
February 27, 2006 Cisco Donates Computer Hardware to MCC’s Computer Technology Program
Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, donated $45,829 in computer networking and wireless hardware.
February 3, 2006 Dr. Edward R. Braithwaite author of “To Sir, With Love” Named Visiting Professor at MCC
Dr. Edward R. Braithwaite, has been named a distinguished visiting professor at MCC during the Spring 2006 semester, announced MCC president Dr. Jonathan M. Daube.
February 1, 2006 Register Now for MCC Credit-Free Courses
Whether you are interested in professional development, job training or starting a new hobby, explore your interests through MCC Credit-Free Continuing Education courses.
January 30, 2006 MCC Celebrates African-American History Month Featuring Dr. Ian Smith
Award-winning novelist and journalist Dr. Ian Smith will deliver a lecture on his career accomplishments, including his novel, The Blackbird Papers and his current role on VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club.
January 27, 2006 Enjoy a Gourmet Valentine's Day Dinner at MCC
This Valentine’s Day show that special someone you care and treat them to a gourmet dinner in the Cheney Dining Room at MCC.
January 24, 2006 MCC Professor Winner of National Photo Contest
The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) selected professor Kerry McNiven as the winner of their 2005 national photo contest.
December 27, 2005 New Year, New Courses: Manchester Community College Offers New Courses for 2006
If you’re looking for a change in 2006 or an opportunity to enhance your skills, Manchester Community College is offering new courses for the 2006 spring semester.
December 23, 2005 Local Student Becomes National 2005 U.S. Women’s Golden Gloves
For Melissa Roberts, 19, of Manchester, a combination of hard work, dedication and perseverance lead her to become the national 2005 U.S. Women’s Golden Gloves Champion.
December 21, 2005 Manchester Community College Students Receive Scholarship Awards
The Manchester Community College Foundation and Manchester Community College Alumni Association awarded students with academic and financial scholarships for the 2005 academic year.
December 21, 2005 Norwich Student Recipient of National Dean's List Scholarship
Lynne Vergalitto of Norwich, has been named a recipient of the 2005 Phi Theta Kappa National Dean’s List Scholarship.
December 4, 2005 Students Inducted Into Prestigious Honor Society
Phi Theta Kappa inducted 30 students from Manchester Community College as members into its international honor society.
December 1, 2005 Local Students Receive Awards for Writing Contest
Manchester Community College is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Student Writing Contest who will be honored at the Writing Contest Awards Presentation on Friday, December 16 from 6 p.m.
November 23, 2005 New PR Associate Joins Manchester Community College
Endia DeCordova-Murphy, of Harford, has joined MCC as its new Public Relations Associate in the Institutional Development Division.
September 7, 2005 Enjoy a Gourmet Meal at MCC!
Each semester, students in MCC's Hospitality programs plan, prepare and serve lunches and dinners in the College’s Cheney Dining Room - Find out more inside!
September 7, 2005 Waivers Offered for Students Displaced by Hurricane
In response to the catastrophic consequences of Hurricane Katrina, the Connecticut Community Colleges are offering assistance for students displaced from colleges and universities.
August 31, 2005 Two Minority Fellows Named at MCC
Wanda I. Reyes-Dawes and Eric Robinson have been named Minority Fellows at Manchester Community College
August 10, 2005 New Staff Joins Manchester Community College
Please welcome all of the new hires at Manchester Community College!
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