Press Release


Fort Morgan, CO. 12/01/17.  Morgan Community College (MCC) was selected out of 34 applicants from 17 states to participate in the 2018 Mentor-Connect Technical

Pictured are Dianne Purvesw, Ian Vanlare, Koreen Myers, and Brady Michel

Dianne Purves, Ian Vanlare, Koreen Myers, and Brady Michel (not pictured) will attend next year’s Mentor-Connect Cohort workshop to further develop the college’s STEM pathway.

Assistance and Mentoring Support Cohort. Biology Faculty members Dianne Purves, Ian Vanlare, Adjunct Instructor Brady Michel, and MCC Grant Writer Koreen Myers will represent the college as members of the 2018 Mentor-Connect Cohort workshop scheduled for February 2018 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

The Mentor-Connect project, with the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), is designed to provide mentoring, instruction, and resources to assist colleges in developing technician education programs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. “The Mentor-Connect project will help guide MCC as it prepares to apply for the NSF’s Advanced Technical Education program in the fall of 2018,” shared MCC Grant Writer Koreen Myers. “This initiative is a part of MCC’s commitment to develop pathways for students as they prepare to enter the vital STEM economy.”