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A December tradition at Maple Woods – drain your brain!

It’s that time of year again – it’s the 15th Annual Brain Drain at Maple Woods! We still have room for a few more teams for the trivia contest Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Arbor Room. Teams should consist of 4-5 members and can include only ONE MCC faculty member. There …

Monarch Masquerade – MCC-Maple Woods’ 6th Annual Homecoming

MCC-Maple Woods will be hosting the 6th Annual Homecoming Week this year Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2013. The celebration, featuring a variety of student, faculty, staff and community events, has been going strong for 6 years. This year’s theme is Monarch Masquerade – Nothing is as it Seems. Events this year will include the …

Students celebrate Duck Dynasty, Maple-style

Sweet tea, hillbilly games, and awesome beards were all on display for Maple Woods’ Duck Dynasty. Our own Scot Savage even scored an interview with Willy, who managed to keep his awesome composure throughout.

Archaeology students dive into digging

While many may conjure up images of Indiana Jones or Lara Croft at the mention of archaeology, the real activities of temple searchers, record scourers and pot hunters seem a lot less glamorous by comparison. But archaeology requires a lot of classroom and hands-on time, and the hands-on time can be found anywhere, from local …

MCC-Maple Woods to host USIP event

MCC-Maple Woods has received $2,000 in funding support from the Public Education for Peacebuilding Support initiative of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).  The support will enable MCC-Maple Woods to host a conference on Friday, April 26, 2013 around issues of post-conflict resolution in Rwanda following the 1994 genocide. The conference will be held …

Student Casting Call: Open Auditions for MCC Students

MCC – Penn Valley will be hosting a casting call for those interested in showing off their on-air and in-print talents! If you (or someone you know) is interested in auditioning to be an MCC  model in the casting call, stop by room CC 101 (in the Campus Center lobby) between the hours of 11 …

Explore MCC-Longview Wrap-up

MCC-Longview’s admissions office is taking a well-deserved deep breath after a successful “Explore MCC-Longview” event last Thursday. Admissions representative Christine Atkinson knows it was a joint effort. “The Admissions Team would like to extend a big THANK YOU for your partnership in making our first EXPLORE MCC-Longview event a huge success,” Atkins says.  “We had …

“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 …