A Day of Poetry at Macomb Community College features award-winning poets, live music
Macomb Community College’s 2013 Day of Poetry will be held Wednesday, Nov. 6, featuring original poetry by nationally and locally known poets, as well as Macomb creative writing students, and live music.
Explore the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition at Macomb Community College’s Lorenzo Cultural Center
Macomb Community College has partnered with the Mexican Consulate of Detroit to bring the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration to the Lorenzo Cultural Center Oct. 30 – Nov. 3
Learn about trends and careers in global supply chain management at Macomb Community College workshop
Macomb Community College’s Career Services is hosting a workshop, Industry Trends and Careers in Global Supply Chain Management, on Tuesday, October 29, from 3 to 6 p.m., to help shed light on the field and the career opportunities it offers.
Macomb Community College presents “American Made Movie”
On Friday, Oct 18, Macomb Community College will host a free screening of “American Made Movie,” a documentary that looks at the post-1979 decline in U.S. manufacturing and profiles entrepreneurs who are helping to reverse the trend of overseas production.
Compliments to the Chef: Macomb Community College Culinary Arts student earns Student of the Year Award
James Delao, Sterling Heights, a student at the Macomb Culinary Institute at Macomb Community College, received the Student of the Year Award at the recent Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association’s Chef of the Year event.
Advance with a plan: Learn how Macomb Community College can help jumpstart your career
You may have a lot of what you need to get back to work or change the path of your career. On Oct. 10, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., come and find out how Macomb Community College can help you fill in the gaps and get onto a new path.
Macomb University Center to showcase degree programs offered by 11 partner colleges and universities
On Oct. 17, community members will learn first-hand how convenient it is to complete a bachelor’s degree or earn an advanced degree at Macomb Community College’s Center Campus in Clinton Township.
Macomb Community College-led coalition awarded $24.9M U.S. Department of Labor grant to support advanced manufacturing
Macomb Community College, on behalf of the Michigan Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing
(M-CAM), has been awarded a $24.9 million U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) grant.
Macomb Community College named 2014 military friendly school
Macomb Community College has been named a 2014 Military Friendly School by Victory Media Inc., Coraopolis, Pa., for the fifth consecutive year.
Macomb Community College’s surgical technology program recognized for excellence
Macomb Community College’s surgical technology program was recognized by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), the certifying agency for surgical technologists.
Macomb Community College staff member recognized for supporting employee with Michigan National Guard
Bianca Mylan, department coordinator for the Macomb Community College Public Service Institute, has received a Patriot Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a U.S. d Department of Defense office that promotes cooperation between reservists, National Guard members and their civilian employers.
Lecture series brings Detroit Institute of Arts scholars to Lorenzo Cultural Center
More than a great place to experience art, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is also home to prestigious art scholarship. The free Lecture Series at the Lorenzo Cultural Center brings some of the DIA’s best minds to Macomb County to share what they know.
Macomb Community College Hosts Veterans Stand Down
Macomb Community College is partnering with the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) School of Law’s Project SALUTE and the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to host Veterans Stand Down Macomb on Thursday, Sept. 19.
Lorenzo Cultural Center’s Real to Reel Film Series explores Hollywood’s take on history, sets the record straight
The Lorenzo Cultural Center’s Real to Reel Film Series examines how the often-sensationalized portrayals of events in movies compare to what really happened, according to the historical record.
Macomb Community College Cultural Excursions to explore the art, music, history and historic buildings of Detroit
Why fight the Detroit traffic when you can visit some of the city’s best attractions via a luxury motor coach, in the company of people with interests like yours?
Macomb Community College’s Physics Playground expanded thanks to grant from PNC Foundation
The PNC Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to expand Macomb Community College’s Physics Playground program, which introduces preschoolers to basic physics concepts through engaging, hands-on learning activities.
Early College of Macomb helps Macomb County high-school students get a jump-start on life
This fall, 240 juniors from 28 Macomb County high schools are getting important preparation for success as new students of Early College of Macomb, a joint initiative of Macomb Community College and the Macomb Intermediate School District.
From engineering to video-game making, Macomb Community College offers fun learning opportunities for elementary-age children
Macomb Community College has added nine new courses, which provide engaging learning activities in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) areas, to its College 4 Kids (C4K) program.
Macomb Community College named a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, a nonprofit reform network for student success
Macomb Community College has been named a Leader College by Achieving the Dream.
New this fall at Macomb Community College
New programs, certificates for fall 2013
Grant from Community Foundation expands Macomb Center for the Performing Arts program that brings literature to life
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded a $25,000 grant to help the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts expand Page to Stage, a program that presents curriculum-linked stage adaptations of significant works of American literature to students.
Macomb Community College hosts family-friendly evening of astronomy activities
Star gazing, comet making and discovering the mysteries of the cosmos are among the family-friendly activities planned for Summer Skies at Macomb on Friday, June 14, from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren.
Grant funding provides special opportunity for students to attend Macomb College Hybrid Electric Vehicle Career Academy for $25
Students age 14 and up can attend Macomb Community College’s four-day Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Career Academy for only $25 (reduced from $165), thanks to an educational grant from the college’s National Science Foundation-funded Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT).
Three Macomb Community College faculty members receive Excellence in Teaching Award
Three Macomb Community College faculty members have received the Excellence in Teaching Award for 2013 from the National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development (NISOD).
Macomb Community College’s new electric vehicle development technology certificate program opens doors to growing career field
Macomb Community College’s new electric vehicle (EV) development technology certificate helps prepare individuals for these growing opportunities, including development technician, electrical test technician and manufacturing technician in the automotive sector as well as in the communications, solar, wind turbine and smart grid industries.
Summer academies at Macomb can help teens explore careers
Macomb Community College’s summer career academies offer high school students the opportunity to explore specific careers with the help of professionals who know each field inside and out.
Macomb Community College celebrates 89th commencement on May 10
Macomb Community College is celebrating the accomplishments of those graduates completing degree requirements at the end of the winter 2013 semester, to which it is awarding approximately 1,500 associate degrees at its 89th commencement on Friday, May 10, 7 p.m., at the Macomb Sports & Expo Center on its South Campus in Warren.
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts receives $5,000 contribution from AT&T to support youth choral programs
With the Macomb Children’s Chorus ready to take the stage at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA) April 29, State Senator Tory Rocca joined AT&T Michigan, as they presented a $5,000 contribution to Macomb Community College President Jim Jacobs in support of the college’s youth choral programs.
Macomb Community College Culinary Institute students and faculty cook up a first-place entrée in the Chefs Challenge competition
Competing against professional chefs, Macomb Community College’s Culinary Institute students Scott Simpson, Chesterfield Township, and James DeLao, Sterling Heights, and faculty members Chef Dave Schneider and Chef Scott O’Farrell prepared an entrée that earned first place in the People’s Choice Award at the Chefs Challenge food competition held in Boyne Falls, Mich., April12-13.
Macomb Community College enhances security at Center Campus in Clinton Township in response to potential threat
Macomb Community College has implemented additional security measures and will deploy an enhanced police presence at its Center Campus in Clinton Township on Wednesday, April 24, in response to a dated, non-specific threat of violence written in a men’s bathroom in R Building
Macomb Community College Foundation reception recognizes donors and scholarship recipients
The Macomb Community College Foundation hosted its first-ever scholarship reception on
April 15, connecting scholarship recipients with the donors who made the scholarships possible.
Macomb Community College Annual Spring Job Fair features more than 140 employers looking to hire
Macomb Community College will hold its annual Spring Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, at the Sports & Expo Center, which is located on the college’s South Campus in Warren. Co-sponsored by the City of Warren, the job fair offers the opportunity for community members to connect with more than 140 employers who are looking to hire.
Macomb University Center Holds Open House
The University Center at Macomb Community College will hold an open house on Thursday,
April 18, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., to help prospective students learn about the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs available through its 10 partner institutions.
'Gilded Age' program series at Macomb Community College's Lorenzo Cultural Center explores World War I
From the famous slogan “Uncle Sam Wants You” to the hope it was “the war to end all wars,” World War I was a war without precedent, from the number of nations taking up arms, the scope of the battlefield to the grisliness of the fighting. The Gilded Age to the Great War: America at the Turn of the Century, the latest program series at the Lorenzo Cultural Center, features several presentations that examine various aspects of the “Great War.”
Explore art and music of the Gilded Age at Macomb Community College’s Lorenzo Cultural Center
For more than a century, Pewabic Pottery, located on the east side of Detroit, has produced renown vessels, tiles and architectural ornamentations featured on buildings across the nation as well as in Detroit. Founded by Mary Stratton, a key figure in the Arts and Crafts movement, the iconic artist and the legacy of her company will be explored in the presentation, Mary Stratton and Pewabic Pottery: Then and Now on March 20 at 11 a.m. at the Lorenzo Cultural Center.
Macomb Community College team takes fifth place in world ice art competition
Working 12- to 16-hour shifts over a three-day period in temperatures dipping to minus 12 F was worth the effort for Macomb Community College culinary arts students, Al Bock, of Clinton Township, and Brad Groszkiewicz, of Sterling Heights. They took fifth place for their ice sculpture, Octopus Garden, in the single-block abstract category of the BP 2013 World Ice Art Championship held in Fairbanks, Alaska, Feb. 26-28.
Explore the roles of women during the Gilded Age at Macomb Community College's Lorenzo Cultural Center
In an era in which women have orbited the earth, announced their candidacy for the presidency and run multimillion dollar corporations, it’s easy to forget that women did not even have the right to vote in the United States until 1920. The Lorenzo Cultural Center’s latest program series, The Gilded Age to the Great War: America at the Turn of the Century, which runs through May 5, features a number of presentations that explore the redefinition of women’s roles and rights during the period.
Macomb Community College students win logo contest recognizing American Heart Month and Go Red for Women
Kevin McCauley and Richard Pisarski, students in the media & communication arts program at Macomb Community, won first- and second- place, respectively, in a logo design contest sponsored by McLaren Macomb, a 288-bed acute care hospital in Mount Clemens, Mich. McCauley’s winning design is being featured on McLaren T-shirts recognizing February as American Heart Month and Go Red for Women.
Macomb Community College celebrates National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, Feb. 17-23
As the only National Court Reporter’s Association accredited court reporting program in Michigan, Macomb Community College is pleased to celebrate National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, Feb. 17 – 23.
Macomb Community College recognized for nearly 25-year partnership with county planning and economic development department
Macomb Community College, located in the metropolitan Detroit area, was awarded the first-ever Economic Development Partner of the Year Award by the Macomb County Planning and Economic Development Department.
Macomb Community College culinary arts students chisel their way to ice sculpting awards
Four Macomb Community College culinary arts students cut, chipped and chiseled their way to awards in the individual collegiate ice carving competition at the City of Utica’s Ice Carving Spectacular Feb. 8- 10
Lorenzo Cultural Center Examines America at the Turn of the 20th Century
It was a time characterized by seemingly boundless economic expansion and international leadership in trade and industry, when American captains of industry celebrated their wealth as never before, while the majority of Americans remained poor. From Feb. 23 to May 5, the Lorenzo Cultural Center at Macomb Community College shines a spotlight on this era of immense change with the program series, The Gilded Age to the Great War: America at the Turn of the Century.
Macomb Community College commemorating Black History Month with free events
Macomb Community College is commemorating Black History Month with free programs that highlight the cultural and historical contributions of African-Americans.
Scholastic Art Awards Regional Exhibition at Lorenzo Cultural Center at Macomb Community College
Co-sponsored by Macomb Community College and the College for Creative Studies (CCS), the Macomb, St. Clair and Lapeer Region Scholastic Art Awards will hold its 2013 Regional Honor Exhibition at the Lorenzo Cultural Center, Jan. 29 – Feb. 13.
Macomb Community College Board of Trustees Sets Fees and Tuition Rates for Fall 2013 -- Spring/Summber 2014 Terms
At its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 15, the Macomb Community College Board of Trustees took action to set fees and tuition rates for 2013 - 2014.
Macomb Community College students, faculty and staff volunteer for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Whether they’re handling a crochet hook, a soup ladle or a hammer, nearly 600 Macomb Community College students, faculty and staff are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by giving back to the community through volunteer work on the MLK Day of Service, Monday, Jan. 21.