Month: August 2017


Student loan fraud alert, round two

If you get a text informing you that your student loans have been forgiven, or that you qualify to have you student loans reduced or forgiven, do not respond. An MCC student recently informed the college she received a text message claiming her student loan would be reduced.  The text provided a phone number she was urged to call.   Do not call the number, do not respond to the text message, it is ...
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MCC ranked one of the best community colleges in America

Mohave Community College ranks the 2nd best two-year college in Arizona and the 41st best in the entire United States, according to a 2017 WalletHub survey. The online financial assistance company says its analysts researched 728 community colleges and ranked them based 14 key indicators of cost and quality.   “Our data set ranges from the cost of in-state tuition and fees to student-faculty ...
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Radiologic Technology Class of 2017 Pinning Ceremony

Congratulations to the Radiologic Technology Class of 2017!  The Pinning Ceremony was August 19, 2017 at the Bullhead City Campus.   2017 Graduates: Tianna Chrouser Ashley DeBaca Kristina Jacobson Michaley Leonard Esmeralda E. Mejia Molly Morgan Bart Mumm Reza Peyravi Heather Swartzfager Devin Walters Amanda Walton Kaylene Waynick Front row L-R: Esme...
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MCC and SBDC free class to help local businesses

The Small Business Development Center at Mohave Community College is offering a free class to help business owners and entrepreneurs in Mohave County. The September classes on each MCC campus are called, “Do You Know Your Business?” “This class will help you transform your Business,” said Mark Retersdorf, director of the SBDC at Mohave Community College. “We will take you on a journey of di...
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MCC business program ranked among best values in U.S.

Mohave Community College has been selected one of the best values in America for online business classes that lead to an associate degree. MCC was ranked on several factors including tuition value, relevancy of the curriculum to the demands of the field, how much the program prioritizes individual attention, and exceptional student services for digital learners, according to the website Great Value Co...
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MCC helped students save $1M in textbook fees since 2014

MCC is working to save students and the college more than $500,000 this year by offering more Open Educational Resources, which cuts the cost of textbooks and other educational material. “The OER is helping students who can’t afford the high cost of textbooks,” said MCC President Dr. Michael Kearns. “We’re talking about high quality, free and low cost online educational texts and material th...
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Unmanned Aeronautical Systems degree set to land at MCC

Mohave Community College is offering an unmanned aircraft systems degree and students and eventually earn their bachelors thanks to an agreement between MCC and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The degree would prepare students to pursue an unmanned aircraft systems Bachelor of Science degree or to acquire entry-level employment in a host of industries utilizing unmanned aircraft. UAS major...
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MCC breaks ground on North Mohave Campus building

Mohave Community College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the college’s new building on the North Mohave campus last Friday, August 11. The facility will be the first large investment at the North Mohave campus in at least 30 years, according to MCC President Dr. Michael Kearns. “We are investing in the future of this town and the future of education in this area that’s going to be so necessa...
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Operating Room Class setting, Great Career & Income, MCC Surgical Technology

If you want an exciting career  with great income potential, you should check out Surgical Technology.  Don't take our word for it, listen to MCC Surgical Technology students, several are parents and are able to balance family, work and school thanks to MCC.  Can't afford college? Listen to what some of them are paying. Closed Caption version can be found here:
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MCC welcomes new Chief of Academic Affairs

Mohave Community College has a new administrator overseeing all faculty and instruction at the college’s four campuses. Stephen B. Eaton comes to MCC from Barstow Community College in California where he was Vice President of Academic Affairs. “I’m originally from Michigan, but while vacationing in southern California, I fell in love with the desert and the mild winters and thought ’this is wh...
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