Day archives: March 21st, 2012

Tuition increase announced

The Metropolitan Community College board of trustees last week approved a proposal to increase tuition by $5 per credit hour, effective with the summer 2012 semester. The proposal indicated that a comparison with other local educational institutions showed MCC’s tuition and fees to be “very competitive and…generally below the local market.” Based on this comparison, …

Avila and MCC partner on reverse transfer agreement

Avila University and MCC have entered into a five-year agreement that will allow students who transfer to Avila from MCC prior to achieving their associate’s degree the opportunity to complete that degree while working toward a bachelor’s degree at Avila. Under the agreement, which is referred to as a reverse transfer agreement, students at Avila may …

MCC-Maple Woods arts students give local kids HOPE

Art is first and foremost an artistic expression of self, and the MCC-Maple Woods art and photography students are lending their creative talents to others as part of the HOPE Art Project (Healing Our Children Through Poetic Expressions and Art), sponsored by National Education Consulting. An exhibition of work by both authors and artists will …