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MCC Athletics debuts its vision, mission and values

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College Athletics unveiled its first Vision Statement, Mission Statement, and Core Values during a presentation at the College Board of Governors meeting Friday, January 13. Director of Soccer Programs and Men's Head Coach Camilo Valencia told board members that his department will use this as a guide to help them develop a successful program in Mohave County. The MC...
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MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – January 2023

Check out the terrific stories in the Jan 2023 edition of the 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 ...
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From Today’s News Herald – Community as a classroom: From tai chi to astronomy to guided hikes

There is no limit to what you can learn at (community) college. At the end of October Mohave Community College launched a new website for its community education program. MCC community education courses gives locals of all ages a chance to take part in classes such as ceramics and tai chi as well as recently added courses like astronomy and guided hiking. Sandy Desmarteau, the corporate and communi...
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MCC Surgical Technology student receives national award

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College student Brooke Prochaska received a national award at the Association of Community College Trustees Leadership Congress event on October 29 in New York. She was selected as a 2022 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar, recognizing the most outstanding workforce-bound students in each state and Prochaska was the top student in Arizona. Prochaska is a Surgical ...
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New LGBTQ+ student club on Kingman, Havasu campuses welcome everyone

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College students on the Kingman campus started a new student club, equal, an LGBTQ+ club for those in the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. The idea of having a club started when students on the Kingman campus approached MCC employees, Erin Roper and Trever Holland, and asked if this was even possible. "We know how important it is for students to have places to expr...
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MCC hires women’s soccer team head coach with ties to U.S. Olympic team, updates board on development of history-making athletic program   

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College just announced the hiring of a head coach for northwestern Arizona's first-ever Women's College Soccer Team.    Cynthia Cervantes was most recently the women's team head coach at Western Texas College, is currently assistant coach for the U.S. Western Region Olympic Development Program working with her friend and mentor Olympic Soccer Champion Brandi Chast...
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MCC Newscast – Mohave Minutes – October 2022

Terrific stories featuring alumni, students, employees and community members in the October 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 Executive Director of College Communications James Jarman at jjarman@mohave.edu . Thank you!  MCC News shares the college ...
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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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MCC hits milestone in transition to Ellucian Colleague student support system

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College is implementing the Ellucian Colleague computer system to help improve the college experience for students and help employees better support students on the path to success. The first phase launches July 11.  The new system will eliminate the need for nearly a dozen other software applications the college used in the past.  "This is very exciting transiti...
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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 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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