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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 …

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 …