Monthly Archive:: September 2014

Andrea (Rockafellow) Edelman

CHANGING COURSE WITH ONE CLASS Andrea Edelman always thought she would be a writer, but one class at Montcalm Community College changed her mind. “In 2008, I took Beginning Photography with Mr. James Kusmierski on a whim, to


Montcalm Community College is incorporating robotic technology into its curriculum to train workers for high-tech jobs in manufacturing. FANUC and Baxter technology is redefining the way robots are used in manufacturing environments, providing automation that will help

Heather Simon

SECOND TIME SUCCESS Heather Simon always wanted to go into the medical field, but that wasn’t her first choice when she came to Montcalm Community College. Although she spent many of her teenage years working as a

Facts and Finds

More internships, more job offers More students than ever are participating in internships and co-op before they graduate from college, according to a report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). In 2013, more than

Online Learning

Online and hybrid courses offer the flexibility that Judy Hunt and Sydney Hedrick need to fit college classes into their busy lifestyles. Both types of courses are similar to traditional classes in some ways. Students have an

Your Career Roadmap

A good career doesn’t just happen without a little planning. If you’re in college–or getting ready for college–take this short quiz to see which steps you need to take to prepare for a career that really fits

Prepare for a Great Career at Montcalm Community College

For nearly 50 years, Montcalm Community College has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals. A variety of services across campus is helping to ensure the tradition continues. The college’s Student Success Center brings together

Chad Walden MCC Language Arts Instructor

Chad Walden is passionate about helping students develop critical literacy skills that empower them to pursue their dreams. “Educators have an awesome opportunity to powerfully impact the quality of individual students’ lives,” he says. Walden has more

Joel Brouwer: MCC Language Arts Instructor

Dr. Joel R. Brouwer’s goal is to empower his students with knowledge. It’s a passion that has kept him in the classroom for 44 years teaching English and communications. “I teach because I love working with students

MCC: Celebrating 50 years of learning!

Montcalm Community College has been providing our region’s families and employers access to quality higher education for nearly 50 years, with more than 100,000 learners served through credit courses, and career development and personal development noncredit courses

MCC Coming Events

SEPTEMBER LUNCH AND LEARN Social Science Instructor Ken DeLong presents “Constitution Day” on Sept. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. in rooms D303-305 in MCC’s Beatrice E. Doser Building in Sidney and at 7 p.m. in room