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Mohave Wire

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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MCC alumna, foundation member passionate about community involvement

MOHAVE COUNTY – After graduating high school, Jillian Usher didn't know what she wanted to do. After moving away from home and coming back to Lake Havasu City, a friend recommended she go back to school. Usher decided to take one class at Mohave Community College where she eventually earned her Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts. "I just wanted to take one class I just wanted to take comparative worl...
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MCC board will allow college to move forward with plans for men’s and women’s NJCAA soccer teams

MOHAVE COUNTY – The Mohave Community College Board of Trustees will allow the college to move forward with plans to start men's and women's collegiate soccer teams. Board members made the decision during the October 8 board meeting, which clears the way for the college to apply to become a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. "This is great day for Mohave Community College an...
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MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – October 2021

MCC News shares the college news and events, along with faculty, staff and student stories from Mohave Community College each month.  Known as the "Mohave Minutes" it is intended to be a quick source of information to keep you updated on what's happening at the college's four campuses.   If you have an MCC story idea please email it to MCC@Mohave.edu.   You can also view this and previous newsc...
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Community leaders encourage MCC board to add NJCAA soccer teams

MOHAVE COUNTY – It was a who's who of community leaders at the MCC board meeting in Bullhead City on Friday.  In attendance were the City Mayor, City Manager, local business owners and other dignitaries, all showing support and encouraging the board to approve a college men's and women's soccer program. This is the first time since Mohave Community College was founded in 1971 that the college board...
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MCC hires student life expert to lead student and community engagement team  

MOHAVE COUNTY - Mohave Community College has chosen Dr. W. Tramaine Rausaw to serve as the new Vice President of Student and Community Engagement, and he will also serve as dean of the Neal Campus-Kingman. “MCC is extremely excited to have Dr. Rausaw join our team and lead our student engagement efforts,” said MCC President Dr. Stacy Klippenstein.  “He offers a wealth of experience at the commu...
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