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Textbook Rentals

Textbook rental saves MCC students $128,000

Posted by on 08.04.11 in Press Release

Last year, students at Mohave Community College save more than $128,000 by renting their textbooks from Barnes and Noble, instead of buying them. “Last fall, approximately one third of the books in the campus bookstores could have been rented,” said Sarah Faris, Barnes and Noble’s manager for MCC. “If a title was available for rent, [...]

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LHC sets GED registration

Posted by on 07.21.11 in Press Release

The General Educational Development (GED®) test for the equivalent of a high school diploma will be administered on the Lake Havasu City campus of Mohave Community College on Aug. 2 and 3. The test will be from at 5 to 9 p.m. in Room 600 both days. The required registration for the test is Aug. [...]

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Officer Lorrie Duggins with cake made by MCC culinary students

BHC PD takes the cake

Posted by on 07.14.11 in Press Release

Officer Lorrie Duggins of the Bullhead City Police Department poses with a three-tier cake created by this summer’s advanced baking class at Mohave Community College. The baking class, which is part of the culinary arts program at the college, is instructed by Delphine Stockton Jones. Duggins will serve the cake at this month’s Police and [...]

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Dr Michael J. Kearns

Education vs. the economy

Posted by on 07.14.11 in Press Release

The economy is making a slow recovery – too slow for those who are still unemployed or underemployed. Some industries and occupations have been particularly hard hit; and many of those industries were major employers in Mohave County. Construction, real estate sales and service, tourism and personal services have all seen decreases in revenue and [...]

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Megan Stegall

Enrichment classes slated for August at MCC

Posted by on 07.12.11 in Press Release

Nine new classes for personal enrichment are starting in August at the Lake Havasu City campus of Mohave Community College. Those who would like to explore their creative side can enroll in dance and art classes. Ballet for Adults and Children begins Aug. 8. Silversmithing and Lapidary classes start Aug. 9. Glass Fusing begins Aug. [...]

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Student sculptures become part of Havasu’s “Heart”

Posted by on 06.23.11 in Student Success

Seven Mohave Community College art students at the Lake Havasu campus will leave a legacy that’s likely to last long after they graduate; their sculptures have been installed in a new park created through volunteer efforts in the “heart” of the city. The Heart of Havasu Park, located adjacent the city’s police complex, was the [...]

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Arthritis sufferers learn benefits of Tai Chi

Posted by on 06.23.11 in Press Release

Members of Mohave Community College’s first “Tai Chi for Arthritis” class are in a playful mood after completing the eight-session program on June 9 at the Bullhead City campus. During the course students (from left) Mack Boone,  Peggy Boone, Beverly Keith, Richard Bullock, Joanne Lair, Patricia Newell and April Jo Pricher learned 40 separate Tai [...]

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MCC, JTED partnership helping welding, culinary arts students

Posted by on 06.20.11 in Student Success

In 2008, voters in Mohave and LaPaz counties approved a Joint Technical Education District to provide vocational education to high school students in Kingman, Lake Havasu City, the Bullhead City area and Parker. Through a partnership with Mohave Community College, high school students are now preparing for careers in welding and culinary arts; and plans [...]

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College for Kids

College for Kids

Posted by on 06.14.11 in Press Release

Instructor Leysi Dockstader (center) introduces the wonderful world of scrapbooking to students (from L-R) Jocelyn Timpson, Camilla Cawley and Demiree Dockstader. The girls are students in the College for Kids (CFK) program on Mohave Community College’s North Mohave Campus. Classes began for the kids on June 6 and will continue through the month. The CFK [...]

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Dr Michael J. Kearns

New allied health programs coming

Posted by on 06.14.11 in Press Release

There is big news this month at MCC regarding Allied Health programs. The Arizona State Board of Nursing has approved MCC’s application to offer a Practical Nursing certificate. Licensed practical nurses work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician, providing care to patients who are sick or injured. There is a growing [...]

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