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Never stop learning, Meet 82 year old MCC Student Rich Libertini

MCC Student and Marine Corps Veteran Rich Libertini is 82 years young and never misses a class.  He’s pursuing an Associate Degree in General Studies. Many on the Neal Campus-Kingman have seen Rich and his best friend Atlas III around campus.  The two are nearly inseparable. He is originally from New York, and enjoys swing Read more about Never stop learning, Meet 82 year old MCC Student Rich Libertini[…]
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MCC student receives Harrah’s Laughlin scholarship

MCC Culinary Student Kristen Delles receives her $5,000 Harrah’s Laughlin scholarship check! So great to have a corporate partner like Harrah’s helping our community. The MCC Culinary program has had many successful graduates, including Harrah’s own Executive Chef Ron Williams and Range Chef Erik Martinez Ochoa.
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MCC busy during the Halloween season, more events to come

Mohave Community College campuses were busy during Halloween season.  Several thousand people enjoyed fun and safe events at our campuses, as you can see from the videos below.  The Lake Havasu City Campus also had a blast in the London Bridge Days parade.  On the Neal Campus-Kingman the college held the Ovis release party.  Ovis Read more about MCC busy during the Halloween season, more events to come[…]
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Special MCC partnership helps the youngest in our communities

Any given Saturday on every Mohave Community College campus you will find classrooms filled with people learning how to help shape next generation. The students are part of a unique group taking part in the Child Development Associate Pathway.   They learn the best methods and practices to educate young children and be prepared to take Read more about Special MCC partnership helps the youngest in our communities[…]
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MCC sees dramatic improvement in student loan debt default rates

From the Mohave Valley Daily News – Mohave Community College students continue to stay on track when it comes to paying down their student loans. At a recent Board of Governors meeting, MCC President Dr. Michael Kearns said the school’s student loan default rate is 17.4 percent for the 2014 cohort. That rate represents a Read more about MCC sees dramatic improvement in student loan debt default rates[…]
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New MCC Truck Driving School ready to roll and now enrolling students

  Mohave Community College this week opened the student application process for its new truck driving school. Students can graduate from the school in just six months with a Truck Driver Training-Logistics Management Certificate and take the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test on campus. “The big reason we’re launching this truck driving school is because Read more about New MCC Truck Driving School ready to roll and now enrolling students[…]
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Student Blogger: SAC hosts Student Appreciation Day

Midterms are over and finals are on the way.  Student activities council held (Student Appreciation Day) for a second year in a row! Last year microwavable snacks, nachos, and MCC accessories (Water bottles & Towels) were a hit. This year the student body reached out to place a NEW type of order.  Students requested healthier Read more about Student Blogger: SAC hosts Student Appreciation Day[…]
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MCC Physical Therapist Assistant graduate earns perfect score on national board exam

For the second time this year, a Mohave Community College class of 2017 graduate earned a perfect score on a national board exam. Sarah Barbaria scored 800 out of a possible 800 on the National Physical Therapist Assistant Licensure Examination. “I think I was mostly stunned and in disbelief,” said Barbaria after she heard about Read more about MCC Physical Therapist Assistant graduate earns perfect score on national board exam[…]
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Student Reporter: AZ Claus Cause car show set for this weekend at MCC

The AZ Claus Cause Car Show is this weekend, October 19 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the MCC Neal Campus-Kingman.  It includes Santa, Mrs. Claus and an amazing group of volunteers who are committed to spread the “The Magic of Giving” through our Mohave County community. If there is anything in this world Read more about Student Reporter: AZ Claus Cause car show set for this weekend at MCC[…]
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Fun, leisurely non-credit courses for everyone!

By Diana Squillace, BHC Campus Community Ed Coordinator Mohave Community College (MCC) has something for everyone’s learning desires. It is the beginning of the best time of the year in the Tri-state area as visitors come from near and far to enjoy our warm desert sunshine. With this in mind, MCC’s Community Education Program (CE) Read more about Fun, leisurely non-credit courses for everyone![…]
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Student Blogger: Crunch Time! Midterms and finals getting near

The dreadful weeks with no sleep, junk-food binging, attending study groups less than often, Starbucks runs, and bad hygiene all lead to success or failure. As midterms approach, I’m already deciding between greasy foods and lots of high fructose corn-syrup products. Midterms are much harder for me to get through. For myself, if I’m not Read more about Student Blogger: Crunch Time! Midterms and finals getting near[…]
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Day of the Dead event in BHC sheds light on Dia de los Muertos

  The Day of the Dead event on the Bullhead City campus highlighted excellent student artwork, food from the culinary students and presentations from Spanish 101 students. It also cleared up misinformation about Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead Dia de los Muertos combines the ancient Aztec custom of celebrating ancestors with All Souls’ Read more about Day of the Dead event in BHC sheds light on Dia de los Muertos[…]
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Student Blogger: Dental Assisting student loving it

Have you ever had someone tell you “I Love Your Smile?” MCC Dental Assisting Student Kara Stolfus will tell you that every smile interests her.  She just started the dental assisting program on the Bullhead City Campus. Kara explained how her first day was hands-on with the equipment and tools. She was surprised they were Read more about Student Blogger: Dental Assisting student loving it[…]
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