I. Transform the student experience.
- The Alpha Omicron Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Morgan Community College inducted 8 new members.
- At MCC, 13 students and volunteers spent 589 hours at three locations—Wray, Burlington, and Fort Morgan--preparing and filing 539 returns, helping local tax payers claim nearly $936,400.00 in refunds.
II. Transform our own workforce experience.
- MCC held its 43rd commencement ceremony; 436 students completed degrees or certificates over the last year, representing 67 hometowns across Colorado.
- Fourteen students successfully completed their General Educational Development (GED) testing during the last year.
- Ten students graduated from MCC’s Radiologic Technology Program.
- At this year’s nurses’ pinning ceremony, 26 candidates were recognized for completing their Associate Degree in Nursing, as well as 27 first year students, who completed their certificate in Practical Nursing.
III. Create education without barriers through transformational partnerships.
- Fifteen i-Connect high school, as well as 370 fifth graders from Hudson, Lochbuie, and Baker Central Schools visited and toured the Fort Morgan campus.
- MCC’s Educational Opportunity Council will be mailing invitations to ELL students at Fort Morgan High School to invite them to an Open House. Translators will be available for parents/families.
IV. Redefine our value proposition through accessibility, affordability, quality, accountability, resource development, and operational excellence.
- MCC is a finalist for this year’s “Great College to Work For” designation.
- Rosa Fernandez, custodian, was named MCC’s Classified Employee of the Year, and Administrative/Professional/Technical Employee of the Year was awarded to Instructional Office Coordinator Beth Carpenter.
V. Other News
- MCC Platte Valley Band hosted their Spring Concert in Fort Morgan’s City Park.
- The College’s Center for Arts and Community Enrichment Gallery of Fine Art is exhibiting the digital collage artwork of Les Barta.