New MCC Bennett Center Grand Opening

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 05/08/2018. Morgan Community College (MCC) is proud to announce the upcoming opening of the new Bennett Center located at 100 I-70 Frontage Road, Bennett, CO 80102.  An open house to showcase the new facility will occur Wednesday, May 23 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony will…

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MCC Automotive Students Medal at State

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 05/03/18. Morgan Community College (MCC) Automotive Collision Repair student Walker Graff brought home the gold from the state SkillsUSA Conference April 18-20, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Walker came in first in the college-level Automotive Refinishing Technology competition. His top-place finish qualifies him to advance to the national competition…

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Morgan Community College Foundation Named 2018 Quarterly Forum Scholarship Recipient

Press Release   DENVER – May 1, 2018: The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) named Morgan Community College (MCC) Foundation its 2018 Quarterly Forum (QF) Scholarship Recipient last Wednesday, awarding $150,000 in scholarships for their 2Gen Mentor-Scholarship program. Competing against four other community colleges at a “Shark Tank”-style competition called “The Pitch,” Kari Linker, Director…

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Boulder International Film Festival Coming to Sands Theatre

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 04/24/18. Fort Morgan, CO. 04/24/18.  The Morgan Community College Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) is proud to welcome the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) back to Morgan County. The event will be hosted at the historic Sands Theatre (211 Clayton) in Brush, Colorado on Thursday, April 26,…

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MCC Commencement May 5

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 04/24/18.  Morgan Community College (MCC) will host its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5 on the east side of the Fort Morgan Campus. The ceremony will begin at 9:00 a.m. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to Fort Morgan High School auditorium. Notice of change…

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MCC Welcomes New Director for Access and Enrollment Services

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 04/20/18. Morgan Community College (MCC) welcomes new staff member Iván Díaz, who will start April 30, 2018 as the Director of Access and Enrollment Services.  Díaz has served as Program Director and Interim-Director of College and Career Programs at the I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County.  Iván…

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Bark in the Park Event to Benefit Humane Society

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 04/10/18.  Morgan Community College’s honor society, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), invites furry friends and their owners to this year’s Bark in the Park event benefitting the Fort Morgan Humane Society. The event will be held at Riverside Park (1600 Main St., Fort Morgan) on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from…

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CACE Speaker to Spotlight Movie Special Effects

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 04/16/18. Morgan Community College (MCC) Center of Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) welcomes guest speaker and visual effects artist Ed Kramer to the Fort Morgan campus on Thursday, April 19 for a special “behind the scenes” look at how visual effects are created. This free presentation, “The Wizards of…

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CCCS Rising Star Awards (Two MCC Students Honored)

Press Release   April 13, 2018 (Denver, CO) – The annual Rising Star ceremony celebrated 27 students and two staff  from across the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) for their contributions to the overall success of their colleges and communities. The event took place on April 10 at Arapahoe Community College’s Littleton Campus (ACC) and was…

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MCC Jazz Ensemble to Hold Spring Concert

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 04/10/18.  Morgan Community College’s Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) announces a spring concert featuring the MCC Jazz Ensemble. The performance is scheduled for Sunday, April 29 at 7 p.m. at The Sanctuary (14587 Highway 34, Fort Morgan). The concert is free and open to the public. The…

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MCC Appoints Arellano as Director of Limon Center

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 04/03/18.  Morgan Community College (MCC) announces the appointment of Alex Arellano to her new position as Director of Regional Community Outreach–Limon. Arellano will transition into her new role this month. She has been with MCC for three years, serving as the Coordinator of the Limon Center. Arellano holds a…

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Calling Area Entrepreneurs

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 03/30/18.  Are you looking to start your own business? Or, are you looking to expand your business? Morgan Community College is now accepting applications for its Small Business Entrepreneurship Program. Thanks to the El Pomar Foundation, the MCC Foundation, and FMS Bank, Morgan Community College will provide access to…

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Area Student Artwork Exhibit “Best of the Best”

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 03/29/18.  Morgan Community College’s (MCC) Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) announces the seventh annual “Best of the Best” student art exhibition. The exhibit will feature work from area junior high, senior high, and post-secondary schools. It will open on Friday, April 6 at 4 p.m. at the…

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MCC Welcomes New Scholarship and Wray Center Coordinators

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 03/21/18.  Morgan Community College (MCC) announces the appointment of Annette Murphy-Shaw to her new position as Coordinator of MCC’s Wray Center, and welcomes DeAnna Castaneda as MCC’s new Coordinator of Scholarships and Default Management.   Annette Murphy-Shaw has been working part-time in Wray over the past nine months. Prior…

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Top Honors Awarded to Community College Students

Press Release   The 40 members of the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa All-Colorado Academic Team were honored last week at an induction ceremony held at the History Colorado Center in downtown Denver. The annual event, in its 20th year, was presented by the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges and the Credit Union of Colorado.  …

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The “Body Shop” Summer Health Science Camp

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 03/19/18.  Incoming 8th through 12th graders from all Morgan County high schools are invited to register for the “Body Shop” summer day camp. The Body Shop is a week-long science enrichment program developed by the Durango Discovery Museum, and is ideal for students who might be interested in a…

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MCC Future Health Profession Students Compete at State

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 03/16/18.  Ten Morgan Community College (MCC) students and two advisors recently attended the HOSA (Future Health Professionals) State Leadership Conference from February 22-24 at the Denver Renaissance–Stapleton.  Over 750 secondary and post-secondary students interested in health care careers attended general sessions and educational symposiums, as well as competed in…

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MCC Students Qualify for Regional SkillsUSA Competition

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO. 03/08/18.  Morgan Community College (MCC) students recently competed in the Skills USA District III competition.  Students completed in automotive refinishing, automotive collision repair, automotive service technology, and welding. Fourteen MCC students qualified to continue to the next level of competition. MCC’s Automotive Collision Repair program had 18 students compete…

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Extension Economist to Address Farm Taxes and Estate Planning

Press Release   Farm and ranch businesses and families have some unique challenges when it comes to tax and estate planning. Colorado State University Extension has planned an evening to focus on these important topics. Jeff Tranel, CSU Agricultural and Business Management Economist, will be presenting a seminar “Understanding Farm Taxes and Estate Planning” on…

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U.S. Air Force Band Concert Featuring Pegasus

Press Release   Fort Morgan, CO 03/05/18. Morgan Community College Center of Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE), together with the Brush Chamber of Commerce have partnered to bring a free concert featuring the United States Air Force Academy musical group, Pegasus, to Brush High School Auditorium (400 West Ave.). The concert will follow the Chamber’s…

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