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Work-study student goes from bottom to top

Posted by on 04.25.12 in Press Release, Student Success

As Patty Jacques addressed a crowd of nearly 200 guests during the seventh annual Taste of Arizona awards dinner last weekend in Tucson, it didn’t take long before she broke down in tears. The 47-year-old mother of two from Lake Havasu City had just received the Arizona Youth Partnership’s Agent of Change Award for her [...]

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New university location’s first transfers come from MCC

Posted by on 04.20.12 in Press Release

On pace to receive his associate degree from Mohave Community College with a 4.0 GPA, Shawn Gall recently learned that he has been accepted as a transfer student to Arizona State University. If he were transferring to ASU in Tempe, that probably wouldn’t be a big story. But this 42-year-old resides in Lake Havasu City [...]

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Student Nurse Organization plans National Donate Your Hair Day event

Posted by on 04.18.12 in Events, Press Release

The Student Nurse Organization at Mohave Community College’s Lake Havasu City campus is coordinating a “National Donate Your Hair Day” event April 27 in Lake Havasu City in support of cancer patients. Rebecca Anderson, an MCC nursing student and one of the event organizers, said an e-mail to Jennifer Johnston, a recent graduate of the [...]

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‘How to Really Start Your Own Business’ webinar coming May 1

Posted by on 04.16.12 in Events, Press Release

The Small Business Development Center at Mohave Community College will host a webinar titled, “How to Really Start Your Own Business,” on May 1 at the Neal Campus-Kingman, 1971 Jagerson Ave. “Experts will share their starting success secrets, including how to focus your business idea and where to look for small business financing,” said Lisa [...]

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Board will consider reduction in traditional tuition increase

Posted by on 04.12.12 in Board of Governors, Press Release

At its April meeting this Friday, the MCC Board of Governors will be asked to approve an increase in tuition of $2 per credit hour for the 2012-2013 academic year. Since 2004, Mohave Community College has raised tuition $4 or $5 per credit hour each year in order to bring the percentage of the overall [...]

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SBDC to host ‘Franchising 101 for Veterans’

Posted by on 04.12.12 in Press Release

The Small Business Development Center at Mohave Community College will host a webinar, “Franchising 101 for Veterans,” on April 19 in Kingman. The webinar will focus on how and why veterans should consider becoming business owners. “Any veteran and his or her  spouse who are interested in starting a franchise of their own will find [...]

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Students transform AC unit into learning tool

Students transform AC unit into learning tool

Posted by on 04.11.12 in Press Release

Three students who are well on their way to careers as heating, ventilation and air conditioning technicians did something really “cool” for Mohave Community College a few months ago. In a matter of a few days, Derek Connolly, David Roach and Tiler Sparks, who are moving closer to an associate of applied science degree in [...]

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Well-known actor to address MCC Class of 2012

Posted by on 04.09.12 in Events, Press Release

Seamus Dever, star of stage, screen and television will be the guest speaker at Mohave Community College’s 41st commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 11, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Mojave Crossing Event Center on Aztec Road in Fort Mohave. Dever, who was a long-time Bullhead City resident and alumnus of MCC, will be most [...]

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Registration for summer classes starts April 23

Posted by on 04.09.12 in Press Release

Registration for summer classes at Mohave Community College, including a wide variety of online and on-campus courses, begins April 23. Five- and eight-week summer classes start June 4. New and returning students take advantage of the summer session for a variety of reasons, said Jann Woods, dean of student services. “If you are a returning [...]

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Expanded Surgical Tech program to accept more students

Posted by on 04.06.12 in Press Release

With twice as much lab space and 100 percent of its students gaining employment after graduation, the surgical technology program at Mohave Community College is ready to take on more students. Dr. Robert Goodrich, program director, announced today that the program will expand this fall to accept as many as 35 new students. Typically, about [...]

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