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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
'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 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 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 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.
Metro Health Foundation Awards Grant to Benefit Macomb Community College Nursing Students
Macomb Community College Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Metro Health Foundation (MHF) to support five $2,000 scholarships for nursing students.
Two Macomb Community College EMT students honored for their role in saving a life
Two Macomb Community College emergency medical technician (EMT) students, Jason Seitz, 21, of Shelby Township, and Jessica Bieszka, 20, of Clinton Township, were recognized by the Harrison Township Board of Trustees for their part in resuscitating a heart attack victim.
Macomb Community College celebrates 88th commencement on Dec. 15
Macomb Community College will celebrate the accomplishments of its summer and fall graduates, to which it is awarding approximately 1,100 associate degrees, on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts on Center Campus.
Social Workers earn CEUs through Macomb Community College
Eighteen courses offered through Workforce & Continuing Education at Macomb Community College are approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative and provide continuing education units (CEUs) for licensed social workers.
People, Pets and Vets Gather for a Purrrfect Educational Opportunity
Macomb Community College Veterinary Technician Program Hosts Event Featuring Live Animals, Spay and Neuter Demonstrations, Teddy Bear Clinic
School Groups Invited to Register for Robotics, Engineering and Technology Days at Macomb Community College
Teachers of students in grades 6-12 are invited to register their classes to participate in Robotics, Engineering and Technology (RET) Days at Macomb Community College.
Harper Charity Cruise Selects 2013 Logo through Macomb Community College Competition
The 2013 Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise has a new logo thanks to Macomb Community College student Linda Hopkins, winner of this year’s Harper Cruise Logo Competition.
New Art Gallery at Macomb Community College Showcases the Intersection of Art and Industry
Macomb Community College has unveiled a new art gallery on the college’s South Campus designed to showcase and celebrate industrial art and artists of the college and community.
Lorenzo Cultural Center Explores How Michigan’s Iron Ore Helped Power the American Industrial Revolution
The growth of the Michigan mining industry is explored during Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry, the Lorenzo Cultural Center’s latest program series.
Macomb Community College Marks Anniversary of M-TEC
Macomb Community College is hosting a 10th anniversary event at its Michigan Technical Education Center (M-TEC) on Wed. Oct. 31, 11 a.m., which will also highlight the college’s comprehensive programs designed to support a skilled workforce ready for the demands of the “New Economy.”
A Day of Poetry features Award-Winning Poets, Live Music and Open Mic Opportunity at Macomb Community College
Macomb Community College will host A Day of Poetry, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, featuring original poetry by national and local artists, live music, and an open mic opportunity.
TIMBER! The Lorenzo Cultural Center Explores the Role of Michigan’s Logging Industry in the American Industrial Revolution
Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry, the Lorenzo Cultural Center’s latest program series, brings to life stories of the Michigan lumber industry.
Detroit before the Car: Examining a Rich Industrial History
Presentations at the Lorenzo Cultural Center focus on the City of Detroit prior to the Introduction of Automobiles
Cultural Presentations Focus on African-American Experience during American Industrial Revolution
The significant contributions as well as hardships endured by African-Americans during the American Industrial Revolution are examined during the Lorenzo Cultural Center’s program series Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry.
Macomb University Center Highlights Advanced Degree Programs Available
The University Center at Macomb Community College will hold an open house from 4:30 to
7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18.
Society-Shaping Innovators of the American Industrial Revolution Highlighted at Lorenzo Cultural Center
The American Industrial Revolution spawned a number of influential inventions, creating new standards for the making of goods as well as impacting daily life. During Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry, Lorenzo Cultural Center’s latest program series, several presentations examine some of these inventors.
Macomb Community College invites community to opening of South Campus Art Gallery
Community members are invited to the opening reception for the Macomb Community College South Campus Art Gallery, Wednesday, October 17, 3 – 5 p.m.
Transformation of Transportation during the American Industrial Revolution showcased during Lorenzo Cultural Center program series
During Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry, the Lorenzo Cultural Center’s latest program series, several presentations highlight how the advent of modern transport played an important role in increasing the size of the nation’s marketplace as well as expanding the opportunities for personal mobility.
Macomb Community College hosts senior Lansing political correspondent for an interactive discussion about the upcoming election
Community members are invited to come to participate in discussion or listen to others’ perspectives during Really Off the Record, with senior Lansing correspondent Tim Skubick, on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6 p.m., at the Lorenzo Cultural Center.
Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry opens Friday, September 21, at Lorenzo Cultural Center
Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry opens at the Lorenzo Cultural Center this Friday, September 21.
Macomb Community College Hosts Veterans Stand Down
With an ongoing commitment to support military veterans and their families, Macomb Community College is partnering with the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) School of Law’s Project SALUTE and Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to host Veterans Stand Down Macomb on Thursday, September 20, 2012.
Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry
The American Industrial Revolution transformed the daily lives of Americans as much as – and perhaps more than – any other single event in U.S. history. From September 21 – November 18, the Lorenzo Cultural Center presents a wide-ranging exploration of the inventions, innovators and impact of the industrial movement nationally as well as locally in Changing Gears: The Birth of American Industry.
Macomb College’s Public Service Institute Offers Series on Enhancing Safety and Security in Places of Worship
Macomb Community College’s Public Service Institute is hosting a series of training sessions focused on increasing safety and security for southeast Michigan worship centers. Introduced in Spring 2012, Understanding Safety and Security in Places of Worship is a one-day seminar followed by a series of additional training sessions covering a variety of topics centered on emergency preparedness and security in a worship setting.
Students Give Early College of Macomb High Marks
While some of her friends are just beginning their freshman year of college and stressing about things like “where’s English 101,” recent high school graduate Jessica Butler, Eastpointe, Mich., is cruising along more than half way to an associate degree as a result of the Early College of Macomb.
Macomb College Offers Social Media Courses for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
Macomb Community College’s Workforce & Continuing Education Department is offering a series of classes designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners market their business by leveraging social media tools and techniques.
Macomb Students Connect with Top Auto Industry Leaders
Two Macomb Community College students had a unique opportunity to network and connect with some of the more than 900 auto leaders, government officials and academic leaders as part of the Center for Automotive Research’s annual (CAR) Management Briefing Seminar (MBS) at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Traverse City, Mich.
Macomb Community College and Oakland University Sign Reverse Transfer Agreement to Assist Degree Completion
Macomb Community College and Oakland University (OU) have signed an agreement to allow students to use credits earned at OU toward the awarding of an associate degree at Macomb.
Macomb Community College Contributes to Economic Vitality of Macomb County, with Impact of up to $108 Million Annually
Macomb Community College contributes significantly to the economic vitality of Macomb County, providing an impact of up to $108 million annually and a return of up to $3.18 for each tax dollar invested in the college. These findings were among those presented to business and community leaders this morning during an event marking the 50th anniversary of the college’s expansion beyond a local K-12 school district into a countywide educational asset.
Southeast Michigan Defense Industry Strategy Taskforce Launches “Arsenal of Innovation”
A regional collaborative focused on supporting and enhancing the local defense industry is rolling out a new website and marketing materials, including a video, showcasing southeast Michigan’s unique attributes as the “Arsenal of Innovation.” The group, which is composed of representatives spanning business, industry, government, military and education, and the materials are a result of an initiative led by Macomb Community College and funded by a $428,000 grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan.