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Industrial Maintenance on MCC's Horizon

Fort Morgan, CO. 07/31/15. Morgan Community College (MCC) has recently formed a new advisory board for a proposed Associate of Science Degree in Industrial Maintenance Electrical/Mechanical. The advisory board would help decide which courses would be included in the degree, provide opportunities for internships, and act as advisors to the program.

MCC Announces Fall Scholarships

Fort Morgan, CO. 07/28/15. The Financial Aid Office at Morgan Community College (MCC) is pleased to announce the awarding of nearly $114,000 to 131* students through privately funded scholarships this fall. Individuals, organizations and foundations in the community have generously donated to the MCC Foundation to promote student success at MCC.

"Great College" Recognition Five Years in a Row

Fort Morgan, CO. 07/20/15. For the fifth year in a row, Morgan Community College (MCC) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released today in The Chronicle’s eighth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of 281 colleges and universities.
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June 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Fort Morgan, CO. 06/19/14.  Morgan Community College (MCC) student Bernie Watson saw a need inBernie Watson (left) assists MCC Maintenance Staff Greg Schehrer unload an auto rotisserie sponsored by local body shops. the College’s auto collision repair shop. Rather, the College was asked to return the auto rotisserie that it had been loaned, leaving the shop without a lift.

“I enrolled at MCC because I enjoy repairing cars,” says Watson. “Last year I purchased a 1965 Mercury Comet Caliente with hopes to restore to its original condition. When I found out that Tim was going to need another auto rotisserie, I put in some phone calls.”

“Bernie and I were able to find several sponsors for the new lift,” continues his wife, Deborah Jorisch Watson, CPA. The Watson’s, together with Joe Fuentes of 3 Amigos Auto Body, Larry's Auto Body Repair and Painting, Griffith Auto Body LLC, and Restorations by Troy, were able to acquire the equipment.

“[MCC Instructor] Tim Grauberger does a great job with these students,” adds Watson. “I don’t know if the kids realize coming into the program how hard they are going to work. But they like Tim; he makes the process of learning engaging.”

For more information about how you can donate to the MCC Foundation scholarship fund, visit www.morgancc.edu and select “Giving,” contact Kelly.Rasmussen@morgancc.edu, or call (970) 542-3107.

To find out more about enrolling in a program at MCC, visit www.MorganCC.edu, stop by an MCC Center nearest you, or call 800-622-0216.

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