New Program Prepares High School Graduates for College Level Work at MCC

New Program Prepares High School Graduates For College Level Work at Manchester Community College

Manchester ,Connecticut- (January 27, 2012)…Manchester’s Reaching Education Achievement for College Transition (REACT) program is a partnership between Manchester Adult and Continuing Education and Manchester Community College to provide a supportive educational environment for students who want to transition to college.

Participants will earn two college credits and complete the equivalent of Manchester Community College’s developmental English and Math sequence. Students will receive support services, participate in cultural enrichment excursions that support their learning program, meet and learn with other student with the same goals and receive continued support from Manchester Community College staff after completion of the program.

There is no cost to the student for the program. Manchester REACT meets for eighteen weeks, beginning in February, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Testing and interviews for the REACT program will take place on February 2. To apply, contact Manchester Community College at 860-512-2603.

Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes,, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.

News Item Posted On: January 27, 2012
For Additional Information Contact: R Dianne K. McHutchison at 860-512-2914