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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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Graduation for 23 future firefighters

Posted by on 06.13.11 in Student Success

Twenty-three cadets from the Mohave Community College Fire Academy lined up outside Building 600 on MCC’s Bullhead City campus for the graduation ceremony where they would received their certificates and lapel pins on June 11. The class, which took the name the “Blaze Brawlers,” is the fourth MCC class to complete the training. The graduates [...]

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Mohave Newswire

GED test schedule for Bullhead City campus

Posted by on 06.13.11 in Press Release

The General Educational Development, or GED®, test will be offered June 29 and 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. each day in Room 210 at the Bullhead City campus of Mohave Community College.  Attendance both days is required.  The GED is the equivalent of a high school diploma. Mandatory registration will take place Thursday, June [...]

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Mohave Newswire

Board to consider 2011-2012 budget, contracts, MOUs

Posted by on 06.08.11 in Board of Governors

The June meeting of the Mohave Community College Board of Governors will begin at 10 a.m., June 9 on the Lake Havasu City campus with a budget hearing. At 10:15, the Board will convene a special meeting to adopt the budget for 2011-2012. The proposed operating budget for fiscal year 2011-2012 reflects $56,160,903 in expenditures [...]

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