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“Run thru the River 5K” returns for year two

The first “Run thru the River 5K” was an astounding success in 2011, drawing more than 80 participants. Coach Dave Owens expects the have-it-your-way run, jog or walk to grow exponentially each season. The health fair portion of the event will offer participants an opportunity to screen for blood pressure, bone density, and non-fasting cholesterol. They …

After more than a decade at MCC-Maple Woods, Betty Clark retires

After 13 years of wrangling timesheets from employees, cheerfully greeting students and enjoying her part of the MCC-Maple Woods family, Betty Clark is riding off into the sunset. Betty has been a smiling face in the Business Office’s window since 1999, but other adventures await her, such as travel and volunteer opportunities. After spending a …

Blue River BIG EVENT packed with pupils

What would happen if we threw a party and nobody came? We wouldn’t know, since there were thousands of attendeees on campus for the Big Event at MCC-Blue River. Students and their loved ones visited the Welcome Center, Student Development Center, and searched every building to trace out their fall schedules and get a jump …

No smoking, tobacco on MCC properties

MCC has been tobacco-free for a year now. All MCC properties and grounds are tobacco-free. This means smoking and all other tobacco use has been prohibited inside and outside all college buildings and grounds. This includes all common areas, parking lots, building entrances, etc. In other words, if you are anywhere on an MCC property, …

Blue River student transitions to staff

William Jester says that MCC-Blue River student services changed his life. He was so encouraged and impressed with what the staff helped him accomplish, that he made it a goal to do the same thing in his own career. Bill started as a student at MCC-Blue River and quickly began volunteering with the re-entry programs …

New Blue River Counseling Center centralizes student support services

The MCC-Blue River campus will establish the Blue River Counseling Center in Education Center 115, where three counselors will be available to support enrolled students with their diverse needs. Counselors Victorie Hollwell, Mandy Moore and Jeff Wilt (pictured from left to right above) will have offices within the suite, and the Disability Support Services Department …

MCC-Blue River responds to parking needs

Students asked, and MCC is responding to the need for additional parking spaces around campus. Parking lot B, located between the Education Center and the Public Safety Institute buildings, will have an additional 129 spaces when students arrive for their fall classes. In addition to the new parking spaces, a third entrance will be added …

Four Trail Blazers are Academic All-Americans, Blazers earn NJCAA All-Academic Team honors

Four of the athletes on MCC-Blue River’s Trail Blazer men’s and women’s soccer teams achieved the status of Academic All-American by maintaining a high grade point average in 2011 and 2012 while also contributing to their team. The MCC-Blue River athletes being honored by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their outstanding academic …