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MCC employee’s art helps support Books for Vets scholarship

Here’s something to add to your weekend calendar: Michael Bidwell’s art show, 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 13) at Kaizen Fitness Collective, 4247 Walnut St. Bidwell, besides being an artist and photographer, is a student services specialist in the enrollment center at MCC-Penn Valley. He says he’s donating $50 a month to MCC’s Books for Vets …

On Veterans’ Day, a salute to those who have served

A Veterans’ Day greeting from MCC Chancellor Mark James: Today, Veterans’ Day, is a time for all of us at MCC to stand up and salute the women and men who serve and have served our country, risking their lives to protect the freedom that characterizes our great nation. We appreciate the selflessness of these …

MCC receives $1.25 million grant to serve military veterans

Metropolitan Community College has been awarded a $1.25 million grant to provide veterans with intensive academic and support services necessary to achieve success in college. The funding, which will be paid out over five years, comes from the U.S. Department of Education in the form of a Veterans Upward Bound grant. The primary goal is to …