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“Abuelita Otomi” depicts a grandmother and is one of three acrylic paintings being exhibited by artist Arturo Morales Morano that react to black light.

Lorenzo Cultural Center presents Tlatecayotl Caucualtzin (Art is Beautiful) Mexican art exhibit July 30 – Sept. 14

Friday, July 12, 2024 12:00 PM

Arts and Culture

The Lorenzo Cultural Center, located on Macomb Community College’s Center Campus, presents Tlatecayotl Caucualtzin (Art is Beautiful), a collection of 16 unique works of art created by five Mexican-born artists.

WXYZ TV-7

WXYZ TV-7 discusses free community college with Dr. James Sawyer

Tuesday, July 09, 2024 11:00 PM

Institutional

Dr. James O. Sawyer IV, president, Macomb Community College, was interviewed by WXYZ TV-7 regarding the impact of the provision for free community college in the new state budget.

Macomb Daily

Students get close-up view of medical examiner work via MCC ‘camp’

Sunday, July 07, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

About 15 high school students got the chance to meet with staff at the Macomb County Medical Examiner’s Office as part of four-day crime scene investigation summer camp, one of Macomb Community College's nine career academies designed to encourage and support youth in career exploration.

MORE participants during a previous summer hiking excursion

Registration now open for Macomb Community College’s summer MORE session, which begins July 19

Monday, June 17, 2024 10:00 AM

Enrichment

The Macomb Organization for Retiree Enrichment (MORE), a lifelong learning initiative from Macomb Community College, will offer a summer session July 19 through Aug. 5, with five classes and five local excursions.

Mama Jatu

Explore the history of Juneteenth with storyteller Mama Jatu, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Monday, June 03, 2024 10:00 AM

Enrichment and Institutional

Storyteller and educator Mama Jatu of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will bring the history, meaning and purpose of Juneteenth to life during a free online event Monday, June 17, 12 – 1 p.m.

Fox 2 Detroit

Skilled Trade Job vs. College Degree: Which is better for you?

Monday, May 20, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

Bre Teamer, Fox 2, talks with Don Hutchison, dean, Engineering and Advanced Technology, Macomb Community College, about career possibilities inn the skilled trades.

Macomb Daily

Discover what MCC has to offer in the way of first responder programs

Monday, May 13, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

Potential students, as well as parents, teachers and counselors can learn what it takes to become a police officer, a firefighter, a paramedic or an emergency medical technician during Macomb Community College’s Discover Macomb hosted at the Public Service Institute on the college’s East Campus in Clinton Township.

Macomb Community College South Campus Entrance

Macomb Community College Foundation highlights donor impact at 2024 Celebration of Donors and Scholarship Recipients

Friday, May 10, 2024 9:00 AM

Institutional

The Macomb Community College Foundation recognized donors whose generous contributions fund scholarships and program funds that support the college’s students and their success during the 2024 Celebration of Donors and Scholarship Recipients.

College ABLE is an academic catch-up program open to any high school graduate planning to attend college in the fall.

Macomb Community College to offer College ABLE, an academic catch-up program in math and English, this summer

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 11:00 AM

Institutional

In June and July, Macomb Community College will offer College ABLE – Academic Boost and Learning Experiences – an academic catch-up program designed to assist students who experienced learning loss due to interruptions to in-person learning during the pandemic.

Intel Quarterly - Your Aerospace and Defense Brief

Macomb Community College leads the charge in electric vehicle safety training for aerospace and defense sector

Tuesday, May 07, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

Macomb Community College has proactively developed comprehensive electric-vehicle safety training programs. These initiatives are part of a broader effort to support the state’s electric vehicle training agenda, positioning Michigan as a hub for cutting-edge electric vehicle technologies.

Macomb Community College graduates from winter semester 2023 anxiously await their turn to walk across the stage.

Macomb Community College to celebrate 110th commencement May 3

Monday, April 29, 2024 1:00 PM

Institutional

Macomb Community College will hold its 110th commencement ceremony at the Sports and Expo Center on Macomb’s South Campus in Warren Friday, May 3, 7 p.m.

Learn what it takes be become a firefighter, police officer, paramedic or EMT.

Learn what Macomb Community College offers in fire, police, paramedic and EMT programs during Discover Macomb

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 10:00 AM

Institutional

Potential students and their parents can learn what it takes to become a police officer, a firefighter, a paramedic or an emergency medical technician (EMT) during Macomb Community College’s Discover Macomb – Public Service Institute, Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.

Fox 2 interview of Bob Penkala regarding Macomb Community College Job Fair.

Looking for a new position? Bob Penkala, director of career services, introduces the Macomb Community College Job Fair

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

Bre Teamer, Fox 2, interviews Bob Penkala, director, Career Services, Macomb Community College, regarding helpful hints for the upcoming job fair.

Macomb Daily

Fluid power challenge introduces middle school students to engineering

Saturday, April 13, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

More than 110 middle school students competed in the eighth annual Fluid Power Challenge April 11 at Macomb Community College’s South Campus. Fluid power encompasses hydraulics and pneumatics technologies, which use liquid or gas to transmit power from one location to another.

Macomb Daily

MCC’s College for Kids provides summer learning adventures for kids as young as four

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 12:00 AM

Enrichment

Macomb Community College’s College 4 Kids (C4K) is offering more than 40 fun learning adventures from June through August for kids ages 4 to 17.

Participants of Discover Macomb will tour Macomb's culinary facilities and learn what Macomb has to offer in business, IT and culinary.

Learn what Macomb Community College has to offer in business, IT and culinary programs during Discover Macomb

Monday, April 08, 2024 10:00 AM

Institutional

Potential students and their parents can learn what business, information technology (IT) and culinary programs Macomb Community College has to offer during Discover Macomb, Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m., on the college’s Center Campus in Clinton Township.

For Summer 2024, Macomb's College for Kids is offering more than 40 learning adventures for kids ages 4 to 17.

Macomb Community College’s College for Kids provides summer learning adventures for those as young as four

Thursday, April 04, 2024 10:00 AM

Institutional and Enrichment

Macomb Community College’s College 4 Kids (C4K) is offering more than 40 fun learning adventures from June through August for kids ages 4 to 17.

Macomb Daily

Hundreds of employers will be looking to hire during MCC job fair

Friday, March 29, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

The annual event co-sponsored by the City of Warren offers job seekers the opportunity to connect with approximately 200 employers looking to hire for both full- and part-time positions.

Connect with as many as 60 colleges and universities at the College and Transfer Fair.

April 18 College and Transfer Fair highlights advanced degree opportunities

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 10:00 AM

Institutional

The Macomb University Center will host a College and Transfer Fair on Thursday, April 18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the John Lewis Student Community Center (K Building) on Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren where prospective students can connect with as many as 60 colleges and universities.

More than 200 employers drew job seekers to the 2023 job fair.

Nearly 200 employers looking to hire at Macomb Community College annual Job Fair on April 18

Monday, March 25, 2024 10:00 AM

Institutional

Macomb Community College will hold its annual job fair Thursday, April 18, 4 - 7 p.m., at the Sports & Expo Center on the college’s South Campus in Warren, offering community members the opportunity to connect with approximately 200 employers looking to hire for both full- and part-time positions.

Macomb Daily

Oakland University signs articulation agreement with Macomb Community College

Thursday, March 21, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

Oakland University (OU) and Macomb Community College (MCC) are working together to address Michigan’s teacher shortage.

Students from 2023 Camp Scrubs pratice what they've learned in the back of an ambulance.

Macomb Community College summer career academies provides hands-on career exploration for those in grades six-11

Monday, March 18, 2024 3:00 PM

Institutional and Enrichment

Macomb Community College is offering nine, hands-on career academies this summer to provide youth with the opportunity to explore a wide variety of career fields, ranging from health and law enforcement to automotive design and media arts.

All admitted Macomb student can plan ahead by registering for up to three semesters beginning April 1

Registration for all admitted students begins April 1 at Macomb Community College

Thursday, March 14, 2024 10:00 AM

Institutional

Beginning April 1, registration is open for all admitted students to Macomb Community College.

2023 Youth Choir Workshop readies for their performance.

Macomb Community College announces summer performing arts workshops for grades two through 12

Monday, March 11, 2024 10:00 AM

Enrichment and Institutional

Macomb Community College will present four summer performing arts camps for students grades two through 12 beginning June 24.

Crain's Detroit Business

Wayne State, Macomb Community College forge broad credit transfer deal

Friday, March 08, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

Wayne State University and Macomb Community College announced a guaranteed transfer admission agreement for 20 program areas.

Macomb Daily

Macomb Community College sets tuition costs for the fall of 2024

Thursday, March 07, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

Macomb Community College's modest tuition increase for the 2024-25 academic year means that the college still has the third-lowest tuition rate among the state’s 28 community colleges, 16% below the average, and a tuition rate that is 78% lower than the state’s public universities.

Keynote speaker Carol Graham

Macomb Community College will host a discussion on the power and science of hope in elevating community well-being

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 3:00 PM

Institutional and Enrichment

Keynote speaker Carol Graham, senior fellow, Brookings Institution, and professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, will share her research on the defining characteristics of communities of hope and how that helps them address issues. Graham will then be joined by a panel to discuss how local community organizations are leveraging the science of hope in addressing the county’s Number 1 health priority: behavioral health and substance use disorder.

Macomb Daily

Going back to school is a spring thing for seniors in Macomb County

Saturday, February 24, 2024 12:00 PM

Enrichment

Seniors love spring for many things including the opportunity to attend the interesting classes offered by Macomb Organization for Retiree Enrichment (MORE) at Macomb Community College. Sixty personal enrichment courses running April 1-May 17 will range from health and wellness to science, nature to local history.

MORE offers 60 short, noncredit courses starting April 1 - May 17

Macomb Community College announces schedule for MORE spring semester beginning April 1

Friday, February 23, 2024 9:00 AM

Enrichment

The Macomb Organization for Retiree Enrichment (MORE), a lifelong learning initiative of Macomb Community College, will offer 60 in-person, short, noncredit courses April 1 - May 17. These personal enrichment courses range from health and wellness to science and nature to local history.

The New York Times

For Michigan’s Economy, Electric Vehicles Are Promising and Scary

Thursday, February 22, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

The fortunes of Michigan’s auto industry revolve around a key variable: Is the shift to electric vehicles a fresh source of dynamism and paychecks, or the latest reason to fret about the fate of U.S. factory workers?

Macomb Community College increases 2024-2025 tuition rates

Macomb Community College sets 2024-2025 tuition rates

Thursday, February 22, 2024 8:30 AM

Institutional

At its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, the Macomb Community College Board of Trustees authorized a 1.8% increase in tuition rates for the upcoming academic year, Fall 2024 through Spring/Summer 2025.

Learn what it takes to enter these high demand fields

Learn what Macomb Community College has to offer in health and human services programs during Discover Macomb

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 10:00 AM

Institutional

Potential students and their parents can learn what health and human services programs Macomb Community College has to offer during Discover Macomb, Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. on the college’s Center Campus in Clinton Township.

Macomb Daily

SERVICE CIRCUIT: Harper Charity cruise logo designed by Eastpointe resident

Friday, February 16, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

The winning logo for the Shorewood Kiwanis 2024 Harper Charity Cruise was designed by Macomb Community College student Nicole Renaud, a resident of Eastpointe.

2024 Shorewood Kiwanis Charity Cruise logo contest winner Nicole Renaud

Macomb Community College student from Eastpointe designs winning logo for the 2024 Shorewood Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 3:00 PM

Institutional

In a competition for students in Macomb Community College’s Media and Communications Arts program, Nicole Renaud, 40, of Eastpointe, designed the winning logo for the 2024 Shorewood Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise, which is scheduled for August 28.

Freedom Confirmed at the Lorenzo Cultural Center

Lorenzo Cultural Center presents Freedom Confirmed, a program series focused on the Lincoln presidency, Feb. 12 – April 27

Wednesday, February 07, 2024 10:00 AM

Arts and Culture and Institutional

The Lorenzo Cultural Center and the Detroit Historical Society presents Freedom Confirmed, a program series focused on Abraham Lincoln’s role in the Civil War and key events that shaped American democracy and freedoms, Feb. 12 through April 27.

Students discover what's possible at Discover Macomb

Learn about Macomb Community College’s engineering and advanced technology programs during Discover Macomb

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 9:00 AM

Institutional

Potential students and their parents can learn what programs Macomb Community College has available in engineering and advanced technology as well as potential career pathways during Discover Macomb, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., on the college’s South Campus.

Macomb Daily

Educators, students applaud governor’s free community college tuition plan

Friday, January 26, 2024 12:00 PM

Institutional

“By proposing free community college for all high school graduates, we’re not just lowering education costs by an average of $4,000, but also opening doors to endless opportunities,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

MLK Day of service 2024

MCC and Macomb County Ministerial Alliance host events to honor MLK Day

Thursday, January 18, 2024 10:00 AM

Enrichment

On MLK Day, Macomb Community College kicked off a week of service. Students, faculty and residents created blankets for shelter animals and cards of gratitude for nursing home residents and first responders.

Macomb Community College libraries honored for excellence in access and diversity

Macomb Community College Libraries awarded the 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity award

Tuesday, January 16, 2024 9:00 AM

Institutional

Macomb Community College was honored with the 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) award by Insight Into Diversity magazine. The LEAD award honors academic library programs, policies and initiatives that encourage and support diversity, equity and inclusion across their campus and surrounding community.