Month: January 2018


Student Blogger: Don’t weep over WEPA, MCC goes paperless

Spring of 2018 starts a new semester for Mohave Community College and a new semester brings change and some growing pains. MCC, like many other schools and businesses, is trying to lower their carbon footprint by reducing the need for paper and part of the new reduction plan is to cut back on unnecessary printing.  Introducing WEPA, the new student printing system. Before WEPA st...
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Free Presentation: African American Art, Fort Huachuca, and World War II

Join MCC and Arizona Humanities for a presentation from Betsy Fahlman, author and professor of art history at Arizona State University. Professor Fahlman will discuss the importance of Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, which is the surprising site of a remarkable story of African American art during World War II. The base was home to two black military divisions where Arizona painter Lew Davis painted m...
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New scholarship will help students, honor MCC employee who “made the world a better place”

The memory of a Mohave Community College employee will live on, through a scholarship set up in her name. Barbara Nelson-Simpson was the assistant to the college dean at MCC’s Bullhead City campus.  She bravely fought the cancer that took her life in the summer of 2016.  “If we lived in a black-and-white world, Barbara would have introduced color,” said Shawn Bristle, dean of the MCC Bull...
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Stay focused on your college & career goals

Welcome back to school! This week was a wake-up call: my second job, relationship, family, and friends are all having a hard time knowing school is back in session. I’ve set a few goals for the semester and those goals are already starting to annoy people, so I broke down this week and told everyone who was annoyed with me that I can only be one “Nina.” I let my friends and family know that I c...
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Math success is spelled “MCC” in Mohave County, student success rates jump

Mohave Community College charted a new course to improve the math skills of students, and the student success rate spiked. During the MCC board of governors meeting Friday, the college unveiled the first year results of its transitional math project, which helps prepare students for college level math. The percentage of students successfully completing transitional math courses jumped from 62% in the...
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MCC to give outstanding graduates $10,000 cash thanks to generous donation

One outstanding Mohave Community College graduate will be chosen each year to receive a $10,000 cash award. The Kathy Hodel Outstanding Student Award was first announced Friday at the MCC Board of Governors meeting. MCC is able to provide the award thanks to an endowment set up with a generous donation of $200,000 from Dr. Jim Childe, a retired attorney and former MCC instructor.  Dr. Childe said h...
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