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 ...Read More »
Normally, April would be the month when high school seniors are making last-minute visits to Rochester-area colleges, trying to decide which school that accepted them they will attend in the fall. Juniors might use their April break to start their ...
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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 ...Read More »
Officials at Monroe Community College began handing out on Thursday the first of 200 laptop computers to students who need them to continue their college courses online. The need was identified after the college began to communicate with students by ...Read More »
State University of New York colleges and the University of Rochester will close down most in-person classes and teach the rest of the semester online in an effort to reduce the possibility of spreading the COVID-19 virus, it was announced ...
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Two things are certain about online education in 2020: the phenomenon will continue to grow in higher education settings, and institutions will continue to deliver it in their own unique ways. If you’ve been on social media in the last ...Read More »
Monroe Community College has appointed the recently retired president of SUNY Corning Community College as its interim president while it conducts a national presidential search. Katherine Douglas, whose 40-year career has included community colleges in three states, will begin her ...Read More »
Anne M. Kress, president of Monroe Community College since 2009, has been hired to be the next president of Northern Virginia Community College. An announcement at Northern Virginia, known as NOVA, said Kress would assume her new duties at the ...Read More »
A $4.4 million federal grant will help Monroe Community College turn out higher numbers of precision optics graduates. U.S. Rep. Joe Morelle, D-Rochester, announced the grant Wednesday from the Office of Naval Research for the Defense Engineering Education Program in Optics. ...Read More »
Applications are now open for Monroe Community College students seeking work and scholarships from ESL Federal Credit Union. The deadline for the ESL/MCC Scholars program is Oct. 18. Students in MCC’s School of Business & Entrepreneurial Studies are eligible for ...Read More »
Anne M. Kress, president of Monroe Community College for the last decade, is one of three finalists for the presidency of Northern Virginia Community College. The college in Richmond, Va., has 75,000 students on six campuses, making it about four ...Read More »
Some students who might not normally get into Rochester Institute of Technology now have an alternate pathway to reach their goal through three local community colleges. RIT announced a pilot program Wednesday in conjunction with Monroe, Finger Lakes and Genesee ...Read More »
On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.
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Monroe Community College has been cited by the Aspen Institute as a national example of effective community college workforce development programs. MCC was one of six schools noted in the Aspen Institute’s report, “The Workforce Playbook,” which offers guidance on ...Read More »
Students in the optics technology program at Monroe Community College often have job offers before they complete their degree or certificate. Now some of the 120 optics companies in Rochester are also reaching into local high schools. The students either ...
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