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MCC gearing up for 2022 Commencement ceremony

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College is preparing for its 51st Commencement ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday, May 13 at The Anderson Fieldhouse, 3663 Bullhead Pkwy. MCC is awarding over 600 students with degrees and certificates in 2022. Longtime MCC English faculty on the Kingman campus, Dr. John Kitts, will have the honor of being Macebearer.  Dr. Kitts has been the commencement announcer for many y...
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MCC nursing and allied health program students honored at pinning ceremonies

MOHAVE COUNTY - Mohave Community College is honoring graduating students in the Nursing and Allied Health programs this week during their pinning ceremonies. Students are being celebrated for their accomplishments and being welcomed into their designated profession. A pinning ceremony is a traditional way of new incoming health professionals being welcomed into the profession. MCC faculty, staff and ad...
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2022 Commencement Program

Mohave Community College 2022 Commencement Digital program for viewing an download.  Having trouble viewing or downloading?  Try this version of the program.   2022 Commencement is being held: When: Friday, May 13 at 3:00 p.m. Where: Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse, 3663 Bullhead Pkwy, Bullhead City, AZ 86442 More commencement information available at
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MCC mascot chooses cousin to fill the hooves

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College's mascot Boomer Bighorn is retiring on June 30. Boomer will spend retirement relaxing and climbing mountains with loved ones who are members of the north Grand Canyon bighorn herd. Boomer chose Blaze Bighorn from the southern Grand Canyon herd as the new MCC mascot. Blaze is Boomer's cousin and happily accepted the position.  Blaze always looked up to Boomer...
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Be part of the first annual Bighorn Booster Club Charity Golf Tournament to Support MCC Soccer Teams 

MOHAVE COUNTY - The Bighorn Athletics Booster Club is excited to announce its first fundraiser called the Bighorn Scramble.   The charity golf tournament will help raise funds to support the tristate region's first-ever National Junior College Athletic Association, NJCAA, Men's and Women's soccer teams that MCC is forming.    The college board and NJCAA recently approved the college plans to creat...
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MCC moving to the Canvas Learning Management System starting in Summer 2022

MOHAVE COUNTY – Great news!  MCC is currently in the process of implementing Canvas, which will help improve the learning experience for both students and employees.   The Canvas Learning Management System will replace Schoology, so current and returning students will notice the change and are encouraged to attend a training session.  Currently, college employees are working behind the scenes on...
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Dental student working toward ultimate goal while attending MCC

MOHAVE COUNTY – Jeremiah Cummins, 26, is a Dental Hygiene student at Mohave Community College and an MCC Foundation Scholarship recipient. He hopes to earn his bachelor degree after MCC and eventually attend a dental school. He decided to attend MCC because it's close to home and its affordability. Cummins added the college offered a lot of what he needed to achieve his goals and easily transfer to ...
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MCC Instructor’s photography highlighted in recently published book

MOHAVE COUNTY – A Mohave Community College English instructor is also a professional photographer who recently had his photos published in the book, To Know a Starry Night. Beau Rogers recently spoke about his photography with approximately 45 students, staff, and community members at the Bullhead City campus event, aptly named To Know a Starry Night. Rogers has been an avid photographer for many y...
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Community Health Fair 2022 at MCC

Contributed by the Mohave Valley Daily News: BULLHEAD CITY — The goal of Saturday's Family Health Fair at Mohave Community College was simply to state but much more difficult to accomplish. "We want to get everybody back to pre-COVID normalcy," Dr. Liliya Tishchenko, dean of health professions, public safety and human services at MCC, said. "It is very much needed and desired." Tishchenko said the...
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Kingman Filmmaker’s Train Documentary wins grand prize at MCC Flash Film Festival

BULLHEAD CITY — A Kingman filmmaker who created a short documentary about the historic railroad through the city, won the $500 grand prize at the Mohave Community College Bullhead City Student Arts Club's 2nd Annual Flash Film Festival. The event was created by the arts club last year to bring local filmmakers together and highlight filmmaking in northwestern Arizona. The festival awards ceremony e...
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MCC board member leaving to spend more time with family during retirement, two board positions will be on November ballot

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College Board Member Dr. Judy Selberg has announced her retirement, which will take her to the east coast to be closer to her family. Her last MCC Board meeting serving as a Trustee will be June 9. "I am so very proud to have served my communities and citizens here in Mohave County," said Dr. Selberg. "Being part of such a successful Board for as many years as I hav...
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Kingman business awarded SBDC Arizona Honors Success Award

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College Small Business Development Center helps entrepreneurs start a business or seek help growing their established business. In 2021, Mertens Heavy Equipment Repair owner, Robert Mertens, utilized MCC SBDC's services to help him develop a business plan to acquire a Bobcat franchise in Lake Havasu City. This business expansion contributed significantly to the econo...
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MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes- April 2022

A lot of amazing stories to see in the April 2022 Newscast - 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 . Thank you!  MCC News shares the college news and events, along wi...
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MCC hosts annual Mathlympics competition, Lake Havasu High takes first place

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College held its 32nd annual Mathlympics competition where local high school students competed in various subjects to take home the first-place trophy. This year students from Lake Havasu High School took home first place as a team. River Valley High School took home second. Mohave Accelerated Learning Center and Academy of Building Industries tied for third. Mathly...
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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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