Monthly Archive:: April 2013

MCC programs can help you achieve your goals

The world is full of all kinds of people with all kinds of talents, and Montcalm Community College is dedicated to providing the right kind of education for each one. While an advanced degree may be the

Student Success Stories

Thad Taylor Thad Taylor has spent more than half of his life protecting citizens as a law enforcement official and now he is pursuing another passion – putting his experience to work as the Cedar Springs City

Explore options for a changing workforce

Regardless of your career goals, Montcalm Community College has programs to help you succeed. Several new partnerships with other institutions offer degree opportunities beginning Fall 2013 in information security, landscape and lawn management, aviation maintenance, hotel management,

Internet Job Search the Right Way

Start online but don’t stay there A mere 10 percent of job hunters will find a job online. That fact is sad but true. Yet online job hunting seems so promising. Just scroll through the hundreds of jobs

Faculty Focus

Jamie Hopkins MCC Language Arts Instructor Jamie Hopkins believes that an effective path to lifelong learning is through a regular, lifelong reading habit. “This passionate view of literacy is what led me to English education, and it

Ask All the Right Questions

Your honest answers to these questions will help you decide what kind of college is the best fit for you, financially, academically and personally. 1. How much can you afford in tuition, fees and room and board? 

The Perfect College Fit: A high-school student’s guide to selecting the right college

The United States has more than 4,000 colleges and universities, including everything from two-year community colleges to huge state universities, small private liberal arts colleges, and elite private universities. How can you possibly find the one that

Facts and Finds

Let’s Do Lunch Should you take a lunch break or not? You’d be surprised how complicated the laws on lunch are – Federal law doesn’t require employers to provide one but many states do.  However, no one