MCC Awarded a Collision Repair Education Foundation Grant

Press Release   Hoffman Estates, IL – November 1, 2017 – The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) announced more than $600,000 in Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grants supported by donations from industry partners and local I-CAR committee fundraising activities. The announcement came during the Foundation’s annual reception held on Tuesday, October 31st at the…

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Early Childhood Education Informative Assembly This Week

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 11/13/17.  The Morgan Community College (MCC) Early Childhood Education (ECE) program announces an “Informative Assembly” scheduled for Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Founders Room at the Fort Morgan campus (920 Barlow Road). The free event includes dinner. Participants will hear about various…

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MCC Generates Over $51 Million for Local Economy in 2016

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 11/09/17.  A third-party analysis of the economic impact of Morgan Community College (MCC) reveals $51.3 million in added income to the state in fiscal year 2015-16, equal to approximately 1.9% of the Gross Regional Product of MCC’s service area. The study also shows that MCC supports nearly 1,484 jobs…

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Chloe Stroh New Director of Purchasing at MCC

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 11/08/17.  Morgan Community College (MCC) announces the new Director of Purchasing, Chloe Stroh. She will begin at the Fort Morgan campus on November 20, 2017. Most recently, Stroh has been the Lead Customer Service Representative and Marketing Assistant for Morgan Federal Bank. She earned an A.S. in Accounting from Aims…

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MCC Launches Global Classroom

By: Curt Freed, MCC President Morgan Community College (MCC) announces the launch of the MCC Global Classroom, a collection of courses that allows students to connect to their instructors and classrooms in real-time from anywhere there is an internet connection. MCC is a small college serving a vast geographic region.  The main campus is in…

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CACE Celebrates Veterans with Author and Reception

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 11/01/17.  Morgan Community College Center of Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) welcomes author Brad Hoopes to the Fort Morgan campus on Thursday, November 9 for a presentation about his book, “Reflections of Our Gentle Warriors.” A reception honoring veterans will be held at 6:30 p.m. in MCC’s Founders room…

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New Distance Education Technology Specialist Announced

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 10/24/17.  Morgan Community College (MCC) announces Kyle Barger as its new Distance Education Technology Specialist. He will start at the college on November 6, 2017. Barger comes from the University of Wyoming, having spent two years as a Senior Video Teleconference Operator. He earned his B.A. in Communications from…

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Local Families Receive Support to Apply for College Financial Aid

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO – On Sunday, November 12, 2017, local families in Fort Morgan and the surrounding communities will have the opportunity to attend College Goal Sunday to receive free assistance on how to pay for college. College Goal Sunday will be held in Fort Morgan at Morgan Community College on Sunday,…

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CACE to Host UNC’s Concert Choir

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 10/18/17.  The Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) at Morgan Community College (MCC) will present a performance by the University of Northern Colorado’s (UNC) Concert Choir on Friday, October 27 at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church (117 E. Bijou Ave., Fort Morgan). The Concert Choir is…

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New and Familiar Faces at MCC Centers

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 10/17/17.  Over the past several months, Morgan Community College (MCC) re-structured its staffing at the MCC Centers to enhance its service to communities across Eastern Colorado.  MCC expanded the “Center Director” role, retitling the position “Director of Regional Community Outreach.” The directors will support the community by offering programs,…

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550 Colorado Future Health Professionals Make Professionalism a Priority

Press Release   DENVER (October 12, 2017) – More than 500 secondary and post-secondary students interested in health care careers attended the Colorado Fall Leadership Conference At Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, CO.  Students received leadership training, attended workshops and enjoyed a Courtside Experience during pre-game festivities. The leadership training was led by TRI Leadership. …

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MCC Ensues New Positions as Growth Continues

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 10/05/17.  Morgan Community College (MCC) announces several new staff hires and promotions. MCC welcomes Fort Morgan native TJ Schneider as MCC’s new Admissions Recruiter & Advisor. His professional marketing experience includes working with Furniture Mart and Colorado State University and as an Independent Marketing Consultant. Schneider has an Associates…

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MCC Announces Annual Calendar Photo Contest

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 09/28/17.  Morgan Community College (MCC) announces a call for entries for its annual calendar photo contest. The submission deadline is Friday, October 27 at 5:00 p.m. “The calendars, which began in 1996, represent the entire MCC service area in eastern Colorado,” said Katie Barron, director of college communications &…

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State Board Listening Tour and Presidential Search

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 09/25/17.  The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) and the State Board for Community Colleges & Occupational Education (SBCCOE) invite the community’s input as part of the 2017-2018 CCCS presidential search. Current CCCS President, Dr. Nancy McCallin, will be retiring next summer. Dr. McCallin, SBCCOE Board Chair Dr. Russell Meyer,…

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MCC Foundation Awards Fall Scholarships

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 09/22/17.  The Financial Aid Office at Morgan Community College (MCC) is pleased to announce the awarding of over $194,458.90 to students through privately funded scholarships this fall. The college awarded 228 scholarships; 170* were accepted. Individuals, organizations and foundations in the community have generously donated to the MCC Foundation…

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CACE Offers Free Photography Workshop

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 09/18/17. The Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) at Morgan Community College will host a free, two-day photography workshop by professional photographer Jon Yamamoto. The workshop will be on Saturday, September 30 and Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., breaking for lunch from 11:30-12:30 p.m.…

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MCC Becomes a Member of HACU

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 09/05/17.  Morgan Community College (MCC) recently became a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), an association of more than 400 colleges and universities committed to furthering the success of Hispanic students in higher education in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America and Spain. MCC becomes…

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Kathryn Wisner to Lead Pre-College and Transitional Studies at MCC

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 09/01/17.  Morgan Community College (MCC) announces MCC’s new Director for Pre-College and Transitional Studies, Kathryn Wisner. Wisner was an ELL Coordinator with Chavez/Huerta Preparatory Academy in Pueblo before coming to MCC. She received her Juris Doctorate in Education/Disability Law from Syracuse University College of Law, an M.Ed. in Curriculum…

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CACE Exhibits Photography from Around the World

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 08/28/17. Morgan Community College’s Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) announces its first art exhibit of the season, “People and Places Around the World,” by photographer Jon Yamamoto. The exhibition will open on Friday, September 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the CACE Gallery of Fine Art,…

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New Arthur Lee Endowment Offers College Beginning

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 08/24/17.  The Morgan Community College (MCC) Foundation announces a new endowed scholarship for students. The Arthur Lee Endowment Scholarship has been created in memory of the late Art Lee of Wiggins, CO. The scholarship has been created to help a non-traditional student in need of assistance to achieve his/her…

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