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Bighorn Trek brings education, business, government and industry together for career fair and more

KINGMAN – Mohave Community College, the MCC Foundation, the Kingman Chamber and ARIZONA@WORK are launching the first annual Bighorn Trek event and are looking for area business and industry leaders who want to have a positive impact in the community. The goal of Bighorn Trek is to bring community members, students and business leaders together with a singular purpose – help improve lives and our c...
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MCC dental hygiene students volunteer during Backpack Buddies event

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College Dental Hygiene students happily helped children at the 2022 BHHS Legacy Foundation Tri-State Backpack Buddies event Tuesday, July 12 in Bullhead City at the Anderson Fieldhouse. 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 sh...
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MCC launches I-BEST program for students to complete GED, certificate simultaneously

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College is launching I-BEST, an Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training program, for welding, automotive technology and medical assisting. The program helps adult learners earn a GED and a college certificate at the same time. Students in the I-BEST program have the opportunity to develop skills for high demand jobs, improve English and math skills, start a ca...
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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...
Posted on in Leadership, Press Release, Student Life, Student Success.

MCC graduate finds rewarding career as a physical therapy assistant

MOHAVE COUNTY – Ricardo Zamudio has a passion for learning how the body moves and the muscular system. He followed his passion and now he is a Physical Therapy Assistant. He graduated from Mohave Community College's Physical Therapy Assistant program in 2021. Zamudio decided to join the PTA program because he wanted to make an impact on someone else's life. Being in the PTA program at MCC, he was ab...
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MCC expands HVAC/R program to fill need in Kingman  

MOHAVE COUNTY – The Mohave Community College Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration program is so popular it is expanding to the Neal-Campus in Kingman.  Students will have the opportunity to become certified residential air conditioning technicians in just one college semester.  "This is such an incredible program and an amazing opportunity for those in the Kingman area who want ...
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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 receives state approval to help get more certified teachers in local elementary classrooms

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College is now offering a post baccalaureate program to help qualified applicants obtain a teaching certificate. The Arizona Department of Education recently approved the college plans to offer a pathway for those with bachelor's degrees to earn their K-8 teaching certification. "This new program is perfect for people who are currently working in our local school di...
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MCC English faculty member gets various writing pieces published

MOHAVE COUNTY – John Hansen, Mohave Community College English faculty, was recently published in various online platforms. He had poems published in "The Banyan Review," "Drunk Monkeys" and "Wild Roof Journal." Hansen also had an academic article published on "Norton Learning Blog." His article is about how he implemented certain strategies to make sure his students succeeded and wanted to share his...
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MCC Culinary Camp provides learning opportunity to local teens

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College's Culinary Arts program hosted a Culinary Camp as part of a Community and Corporate Education course this summer where local teens could join and learn more about being in the kitchen. Participants learn about knife skills, grilling, crafting mac and cheese, pizza 101, camping preps, breakfast and more. Chef Alana Johnson, Culinary Arts faculty, decided to h...
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College budget approved along with new positions to help ensure Strategic Plan goals are accomplished

MOHAVE COUNTY – On June 9, 2022, the College's Board of Governors approved the budget for FY 2022-2023 and board members were very pleased with the hard work and dedication of the college employees.  It was also noted, the college has zero debt and is on solid financial footing. This is great news for employees and students as the college moves forward to expand and improve services that align with...
Posted on in Governing board, Leadership.

MCC Newscast – June 2022 – Mohave Minutes

Wonderful stories in the June 2022 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 Director of Communications James Jarman at  jjarman@mohave.edu . Thank you!  MCC News shares the college news and events, along with student and employee stories ...
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MCC graduate receives $10,000 for being the 2022 Kathy Hodel Most Outstanding Student

MOHAVE COUNTY – Justin Begay is described as genuine, compassionate, inquisitive, honorable, dependable and those are just a few of the words Mohave Community College staff, faculty and administration used to describe the 2022 Kathy Hodel Most Outstanding Student Award recipient. Along with the honor of being this year's recipient, Begay will also receive $10,000 cash to put toward anything he wants...
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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 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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