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MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – September 2022

Check out the great stories in the September 2022 MCC Newscast - Mohave Minutes. Reporters and Editors, if there's a story you see in the newscast and would like more information, a photo, or a soundbite for radio and/or video reports, please contact MCC Executive Director of College Communications James Jarman at jjarman@mohave.edu . Thank you!  MCC News shares the college news and events, alon...
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New Bullhead City campus dean brings decades of experience to help students and the community  

BULLHEAD CITY – Mohave Community College is pleased to announce the new Dean of Student and Community Engagement for the Bullhead City Campus is Gary Cooper.   Mr. Cooper has an extensive background in higher education and K-12 education, and since July 2010 he has served as Director of College Readiness for Denver Public Schools.     "The most exciting aspect for me is that I will be joining...
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Historic Hiring: MCC announces first-ever Soccer Director, Head Coach

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College is excited to welcome northwestern Arizona's first College Soccer Director who will also be Head Coach of the MCC Bighorns Men's Soccer team - Camilo Valencia.  As a student-athlete himself, Valencia was captain of the NJCAA National Champion Yavapai College soccer team in 2007 and held the record for most games played and most games started in the program's...
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College budget approved along with new positions to help ensure Strategic Plan goals are accomplished

MOHAVE COUNTY – On June 9, 2022, the College's Board of Governors approved the budget for FY 2022-2023 and board members were very pleased with the hard work and dedication of the college employees.  It was also noted, the college has zero debt and is on solid financial footing. This is great news for employees and students as the college moves forward to expand and improve services that align with...
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MCC Newscast -Mohave Minutes – May 2022

Tremendous stories in the May 2022 Newscast - https://youtu.be/0vjC93qTjyY Reporters and Editors, if there's a story you see in the newscast and would like more information, a photo, or a soundbite for radio and/or video reports, please contact MCC Director of Communications James Jarman at  jjarman@mohave.edu . Thank you!  MCC News shares the college news and events, along with student and empl...
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MCC board will not raise student tuition or local property taxes, cites wise fiscal management among reasons

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College board members will not increase student tuition or the tax rate for property owners in the college district. This is the eighth year in a row the board has left the base tuition rate at $81 per credit hour and the third straight year they have not raised the property tax rate, both of which help fund college services. MCC Board President Dr. Julie Bare offer...
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2 MCC employees invited to speak at state conference

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College was represented at the Arizona Women in Higher Education Annual Conference (AWHE), Bethany Siehr and Dr. Tonya Jackson, presented on Friday, April 8 about staff and faculty transitioning into administration roles.  Siehr is Employee Learning and Development Manager at MCC and Dr. Jackson is Associate Dean of Instruction on the Kingman campus. Both, in their ...
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MCC Connecting the Community Event 2022: Your Life, Your Community, Your Future

BULLHEAD CITY – Mohave Community College is bringing students, community members and businesses together with a focus on building a great future.  The college Connecting the Community event, called ConCom, will be at the Bullhead City campus on March 30th and is free to attend.  The atmosphere will be fun and casual with music, food, a job fair, the Show and Shine Car Show and an accident simu...
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Public encouraged to attend upcoming MCC Budget Information Sessions

MOHAVE COUNTY - If you have ever wondered how Mohave Community College obtains and spends the public funds it's allocated, then this is for you. The college will be holding Budget  Information  Session s for the public at each of the college campuses in April. MCC Chief Financial Officer Linda Green will explain the college budget  process and answer any questions the public has about the college ...
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News Release from Governor Ducey: Governor Tells Community Colleges: “You’re The Secret Sauce To Drive Our Economy”

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey and community college leaders from across the state agreed their schools are part of the economic engine that drives Arizona's economic momentum. "By investing in you, we're investing in the worker," said Governor Ducey to 10 chancellors and presidents of community colleges in a roundtable on Wednesday morning. The community college leaders discussed the impact the g...
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MCC soccer proposal gets national athletic association approval, and BHHS Legacy Foundation donates $300,000  

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College just announced another historic move in its plan to launch the first-ever men's and women's college soccer teams in Mohave County.  The National Junior College Athletic Association, NJCAA, informed college President Dr. Stacy Klippenstein that MCC has been approved to join the association. The college plans to form teams and compete in the Division 1 soccer ...
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MCC Foundation raises 50k for college scholarships, celebrates college’s 50th anniversary

MOHAVE COUNTY – The Mohave Community College Foundation just announced it has raised $50,000 for the 50th Anniversary President's Endowment Fund, which will provide an annual scholarship to a student on each the college's four campuses. "This really shows how wonderful people are throughout Mohave County and how much they recognize the value of affordable access to high quality higher education," sa...
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High quality education with low tuition, MCC ranked most affordable in state

MOHAVE COUNTY - Community College Review ranks Mohave Community College at the top of all community colleges in Arizona for affordability. College tuition at MCC is the lowest in the state, according to a review by the online site that provides free, detailed profiles of community colleges across the country. The MCC Board of Trustees has voted not to raise tuition for the past seven years, helping k...
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