MCC Initiative Honored by U.S. Department of Education

Monroe Community College has earned high marks from the U.S. Department of Education for an initiative that helps East High School students better prepare for college. MCC is among 24 organizations — and the only community college — in the nation to be recognized as a 2012-2013 Together for Tomorrow Challenge winner. Together for Tomorrow Challenge promotes and recognizes partnerships among schools, families, community-based...

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U.S. Labor Secretary Visits MCC
Oct04

U.S. Labor Secretary Visits MCC

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis visited Monroe Community College’s Applied Technologies Center on Sept. 24 to highlight a $14.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to a consortium of State University of New York community colleges, led by MCC. The grant, issued as part of the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program, will allow a consortium of SUNY community...

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New Program Empowers Abuse Survivors to Become Entrepreneurs

Susan Still, a Rochester women’s rights activist, still carries the physical and emotional scars from a 24-year-long abusive relationship with her husband. Her scars serve as a reminder of how far she’s come since that day in 2003 when she was repeatedly beaten and berated by her husband for nearly an hour in front of their 8-year-old son while their older son was forced to videotape the abuse. It would be the last physical attack she...

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Helping Our “Littlest” Academics in Rochester
Feb06

Helping Our “Littlest” Academics in Rochester

There are problems with education that start way before students get to college. Low-income children fall back in reading and math every summer. National studies show that this kind of learning loss can profoundly affect the academic progress of our youngest learners. The Monroe Community College (MCC) Horizons Program in Rochester, NY is designed to help some of our littlest academics avoid that achievement gap. With a helping hand...

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