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MCC grad on her way to become a physical therapy doctor

Erika Hiestand, a 2020 Mohave Community College graduate, is on the road to continue her education at Arizona State University in Tempe.   Hiestand was honored to be the 2020 MCC Student Speaker during the Virtual 2020 MCC Graduate Recognition Ceremony. She was a 2019 All Arizona Academic Team member. Hiestand is a Physical Therapist Assistant student and is continuing her education to Read more about MCC grad on her way to become a physical therapy doctor[…]
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MCC Big Horn Café winners want to help the community  

MOHAVE COUNTY – Students, staff, faculty and community members will start seeing new faces behind the counter of the Bighorn Café on the Mohave Community College Neal-Kingman Campus.   Joseph and Natalie Cuzzone are the winners of the MCC Bighorn Café Competition. Their grand prize is a 12 month rent-free contract for a commercial kitchen with utilities included. They are also being provided free Read more about MCC Big Horn Café winners want to help the community  […]
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MCC grad working to improve the community through substance abuse prevention

MOHAVE COUNTY – Ricarda DeAnda is now a Mohave Community College alumna and is on the road to better her community by utilizing her degree.    DeAnda completed her Associates of Arts in Substance Abuse and Counseling. She decided to go into this program because she knew there was a need for it in the workforce and from personal experience.    “Nowadays substance abuse really affects almost Read more about MCC grad working to improve the community through substance abuse prevention[…]
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Dr. Maria Ayon selected to lead the MCC Lake Havasu City campus

Mohave Community College is pleased to announce that Dr. Maria Ayon will be the new Dean of Student and Community Engagement at the Lake Havasu City Campus.  Ayon replaces Jann Woods, who is retiring after 19 years of service at the college.   Dr. Ayon was chosen after a nationwide search, during which 86 candidates applied for Read more about Dr. Maria Ayon selected to lead the MCC Lake Havasu City campus[…]
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MCC partnering with Google, also offering 4 week truck driver training, and advanced surgical technology training

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College unveiled several new opportunities that will help students prepare to enter the workforce during and after the pandemic, and help boost economic recovery in the region.  The announcement was made during two video news conferences that MCC and community colleges across the state held this morning.  Mohave Community College and Read more about MCC partnering with Google, also offering 4 week truck driver training, and advanced surgical technology training[…]
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MCC enrolling students in exciting new classroom experience, fall classes start August 24

  MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College is encouraging people to apply now and select from list of more than 500 fall semester classes. The first classes start on August 24. To help keep students and employees healthy during the pandemic, MCC instructors have developed Remote classrooms. A video explaining what students can expect in Read more about MCC enrolling students in exciting new classroom experience, fall classes start August 24[…]
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Kingman Rotary Club donates to foundation for scholarships

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College Foundation received a check donation of $1,000 from the Kingman Rotary. The rotary donates every year to the foundation to go toward scholarships for students. From left to right, Bill Branes, Bill McClure, MCC Kingman-Neal campus Dean Dr. Fred Gilbert, Karen Brown and Lorraine Leeming.   
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MCC financial aid director selected for fellowship seminar series

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College will have one of its employees as a Fellow at The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership during the Flinn-Brown Fellowship seminar series.    The Fellowship helps experienced civic leaders from throughout Arizona expand their knowledge, skills, and networks to help address Arizona’s long-term issues. Heather Patenaude, MCC Financial Aid Director, is one Read more about MCC financial aid director selected for fellowship seminar series[…]
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Dr. Klippenstein’s message to students about the new 2020-2026 Strategic Plan

Dear Students, The MCC Strategic Plan 2020 – 2026 marks an important milestone, and it demonstrates our commitment to serving you and our communities.  Thanks to so many of you, the new strategic plan is built directly upon the feedback of the entire college community—and student voices played prominently in its development.  The strategic plan Read more about Dr. Klippenstein’s message to students about the new 2020-2026 Strategic Plan[…]
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Live virtual classes at MCC could be perfect for you

Fall classes at MCC start August 24 and the enrollment window is now open. The college has a mix of online, remote and on campus classes to help students stay healthy during the pandemic.   The remote classes are virtual classrooms that bridge the gap between online and on campus classes.  As one MCC instructor described Read more about Live virtual classes at MCC could be perfect for you[…]
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Synthetic human will help MCC surgical technology and health care students

MOHAVE COUNTY – Her name is Olga and she looks as real as any human walking around. Her insides are hard and cold and she is kept in an incubator with water when she isn’t in surgery.   Mohave Community College Surgical Technician program has a new SynDaver Synthetic Human for students to learn and get a more hands on experience.   Michelle Diaz, MCC Read more about Synthetic human will help MCC surgical technology and health care students[…]
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New scholarship opportunity for North Mohave health care students

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College health care students at the North Mohave campus have a new scholarship opportunity.  The donations will come from WellCare Community Foundation which gave $20,000 and Care 1st donated $10,000. The new endowment is called Care1st CARES.  “The scholarship came about when Care First and community leaders connected to solve local problems. The new Read more about New scholarship opportunity for North Mohave health care students[…]
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MCC adds new social media marketing course for fall semester

MOHAVE COUNTY – The Mohave Community College Business program is innovating yet again by introducing its new Social Media Marketing course.   The new course, BUE 165: Social Media Marketing, is being offered during the upcoming Fall semester to help students gain valuable insights into a growing career field and help local business professionals harness their skills Read more about MCC adds new social media marketing course for fall semester[…]
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MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – June 2020

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 Read more about MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – June 2020[…]
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Upcoming MCC virtual Q & A sessions show that everyone can be a college student, get on path to a great career

MOHAVE COUNTY – A college degree or skills certificate helps a person earn more money, and is a step on the path to a more financially secure future for themselves and their families.   Market research shows, over the course of their life, a Mohave Community College graduate earns approximately $750,000 more than a Mohave Read more about Upcoming MCC virtual Q & A sessions show that everyone can be a college student, get on path to a great career[…]
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