Students are offered a part-time, paid position at one of ESL’s 23 local branches and a $1,000 scholarship for each semester they participate, up to $2,000. Students will have the opportunity to meet with and work in other departments at the company to further their professional experience.Read More »
Burt-Nanna inaugurated as MCC’s sixth president
Before assuming the MCC presidency, Burt-Nanna served as vice president of Student and Academic Affairs for South Central College in Minnesota.
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Applied Technology Center approved for MCC’s Brighton campus
The new programs are intended to help fill the void in the trades industries, where a shortage of skilled workers continues to grow as the current workforce ages out and fewer workers enter the fields.
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Work begins on new Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center at downtown MCC campus
Monroe Community College President DeAnna Burt-Nanna was joined Thursday by State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras to announce the start of construction on the $11.4 million Finger Lakes Workforce Development (FWD) Center on MCC’s downtown campus. The FWD ...
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New MCC president named
A Minnesota college administrator has been named the sixth president of Monroe Community College. Dr. DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna was recommended by the MCC board of trustees and her appointment was confirmed Tuesday by the State University of New York board ...
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MCC reschedules graduation to December
Monroe Community College plans to hold its 2020 graduation ceremonies in early December instead of May due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The May 30 commencement has tentatively been rescheduled to Dec. 3. “The decision to delay commencement is heart-wrenching but necessary ...
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MCC meets fundraising goal, highlights Wegmans and ESL donations
Monroe Community College Foundation’s annual gala event Thursday honored the Wegman family for its philanthropic commitment to MCC, and announced a pledge of $4 million from the ESL Foundation to help support students. Danny Wegman, president and chairman of the Wegman ...
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Diversity a key goal of healthcare education programs in Rochester
Local healthcare education programs make inroads on diversity. When it comes to diversity in higher education programs for healthcare, two local institutions have made the grade nationally. Insight into Diversity magazine gives awards each year to the higher education institutions across ...
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Four local winners in state tourism and hospitality awards
The NY State Hospitality & Tourism Association has announced its 2019 awards, and four of them will go to Rochester-area people and entities. The awards will be presented at the association’s Stars of the Industry gala Nov. 4 at the ...
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MatchUp Monroe aims to help college students set down roots here
For years, people in Rochester have lamented the “brain drain,” meaning the trend of young people leaving Rochester as soon as they finish college. Now there’s an app to fight that. County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced on Monday that the ...
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RTS to offer MCC students free rides with new program
Rochester’s Regional Transit Service will provide a new program for Monroe Community College students beginning in the fall semester. RTS will offer a new Universal Pass (U-Pass) program to remove a barrier for MCC students, including those living on campus, ...Read More »
Mold-making program honors first female apprentice
The first female to complete the Monroe Manufactures Jobs Mold-Making Program was honored this week at a ceremony that touted her as likely the only female mold-maker apprentice statewide. Niayah Blair graduated from Monroe Community College in 2017 and has ...
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Google provides fast track to IT jobs with MCC program
Google is pairing up with community colleges, including Monroe Community College, to offer a new certificate program that will train people with no experience to work in information technology support in as little as eight months. A total of 25 ...
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GM gives truck to MCC for student technicians
General Motors dealers today donated the latest in a long line of vehicles to Monroe Community College for automotive students to use as they train to become GM-certified automobile repair technicians. The donation of 2017 GMC Sierra Denali diesel truck ...
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