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Visual Communications student finds passion for the arts at MCC, career direction, and graduates with zero debt

MOHAVE COUNTY – Amber Cole, a 2021 Mohave Community College graduate, has been creating art since she could pick up a crayon. She completed her Associate of Arts in Visual Communication and an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts in May. While attending Lee Williams High School in Kingman she wasn’t sure what she wanted Read more about Visual Communications student finds passion for the arts at MCC, career direction, and graduates with zero debt[…]
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(Video) MCC 2021 graduate’s touching story that led her to the MCC Radiologic Technology program

“The doctors told me I was lucky enough to be alive.” – Ashley Thimm Hear Ashley Thimm’s touching story about the circumstances that led to her decision to pursue a career in health sciences, and why she chose the MCC Radiologic Technology program.  Then see more MCC student and graduate video stories here.  If you Read more about (Video) MCC 2021 graduate’s touching story that led her to the MCC Radiologic Technology program[…]
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MCC Dental Hygiene students help children during Backpack Buddies event

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College students, staff and faculty happily helped children in the 2021 BHHS Legacy Foundation Tri-State Backpack Buddies event this week in Mohave Valley. Backpack Buddies helps provide basic essential for home, health and back to school items for children in the Arizona, California and Nevada tri-state area.  Items donated include Read more about MCC Dental Hygiene students help children during Backpack Buddies event[…]
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(Video) MCC Graduate, Marine Corps Veteran finds success in Surgical Technology

Hear from MCC Surgical Technology graduate Giovanni Hartford about his decision to join the college Surgical Technology school after the Marine Corps, and how he landed a job at a great local hospital before graduating.  Then see more MCC student and graduate video stories here.  If you are not an MCC student, be sure to Read more about (Video) MCC Graduate, Marine Corps Veteran finds success in Surgical Technology[…]
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MCC classes to return on campus, and college will continue remote class option

MOHAVE COUNTY – Students asked and Mohave Community College answered.  The college will offer classes on campus, online and remotely through videoconferencing for the upcoming fall semester, which begins August 23.  College President Dr. Stacy Klippenstein just announced in a video message to the college community that on campus classes will resume, and so will Read more about MCC classes to return on campus, and college will continue remote class option[…]
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MCC President Dr. Klippenstein’s Video Message

Watch MCC President Dr. Stacy Klippenstein’s video message to the MCC Community regarding pandemic plans, fall semester and more.   Stay up to date with the college pandemic plans and virtual events at Mohave.edu/Coronavirus  
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MCC Radiologic Technology graduate overcomes health issues, turns passion into purpose

MOHAVE COUNTY – Ashley Thimm has gone through a lot of obstacles in her life. She suffered the loss of a loved one and had many health issues. While attending River Valley High School she lost her mother and suffered a diabetic coma.  At a young age she was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, a Read more about MCC Radiologic Technology graduate overcomes health issues, turns passion into purpose[…]
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MCC libraries, computer labs open on all campuses as local pandemic numbers improve

MOHAVE COUNTY – Anyone who needs help with a research paper, access to databases, or just a place to study, the Mohave Community College Libraries are here to help.  The libraries are now open on each campus for students to check out materials, use a study room and the computers.  Other materials the library provides Read more about MCC libraries, computer labs open on all campuses as local pandemic numbers improve[…]
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MCC hires medical doctor with extensive educational leadership background to head college health professions division

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College is pleased to announced Dr. Liliya Tishchenko, M.D., to serve as the new Dean of Health Professions. She will provide leadership in the development of new programs and diversification of existing programs to help students and meet the needs of communities throughout Mohave County. “Dr. Tishchenko brings many years Read more about MCC hires medical doctor with extensive educational leadership background to head college health professions division[…]
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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 Read more about MCC hires student life expert to lead student and community engagement team  […]
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After 28 years MCC faculty member and Kingman native Dr. Andra Goldberg retires

MOHAVE COUNTY – Dr. Andra Goldberg has been a part of Mohave Community College primarily working as an instructor. She has taught many students the ins and outs of a computer and the skills necessary for a career. After nearly 28 years, she has decided to retire. When she first started she hoped to have Read more about After 28 years MCC faculty member and Kingman native Dr. Andra Goldberg retires[…]
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MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – June 2021

The MCC Newsroom shares the college news and events, along with faculty, staff and student stories from Mohave Community College.  Each month the team puts together an easy to watch newscast called 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 Read more about MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – June 2021[…]
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MCC graduate says college helped her find career passion, path to success

MOHAVE COUNTY – Elizabeth Najera is a Mohave Community College alumna who went from being an MCC Bighorn to an NAU Lumberjack, and is on her way to quickly becoming a future teacher.   Najera said she started college at MCC because of its affordability, small class sizes and excellent faculty.  She graduated a year early from Read more about MCC graduate says college helped her find career passion, path to success[…]
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MCC English Instructor Shares Firsthand Experience with Anti-Asian Racism

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College English Instructor John Hansen recently wrote about his experiences with anti-Asian racism and it was published by The National Council of Teachers of English.  It is called “The Other Pandemic: Anti-Asian Sentiment”. It was published during the month of May, which was Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  Read more about MCC English Instructor Shares Firsthand Experience with Anti-Asian Racism[…]
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Free drive-in movie to celebrate MCC 50th Anniversary

KINGMAN – The Mohave Community College Foundation Kingman Chapter and Anderson Toyota invite the public to a FREE Drive-In Movie event to celebrate MCC’s 50th Anniversary! The college was founded in 1971, and the MCC foundation will be showing the 1971 release of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. There will be a concession stand Read more about Free drive-in movie to celebrate MCC 50th Anniversary[…]
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