Monthly Archive:: October 2015

The future in agriculture

Montcalm Community College and Michigan State University are partnering to offer specialized training locally for careers in agriculture. This fall, MCC began offering MSU’s two-year programs in agricultural operations, applied horse science, fruit and crop management and

Careers that serve

MCC’s criminal justice program prepares students for careers in corrections, law enforcement and more. Criminal justice encompasses prison and police work, community and police relations, criminal law, probation and parole. The skills required are just as varied.

New Digital Arts Program at MCC

MCC’s new digital arts program offers ‘hands-on’ learning in photography, graphic design, digital imaging and more. Digital arts is a field where artistry and technology collide. Montcalm Community College launched its new digital arts program this fall,

Alumnus attests that networking leads to a career

Montcalm Community College challenged Alec Dakin to enhance his critical thinking skills and now he is the co-owner of SureShot Pest Control, LLC, in Greenville. After high school, Dakin enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, which later

Behind the badge

MCC alumna finds her passion in law enforcement Kendra Backing has been intrigued by whodunit mysteries since she was a girl. While attending Belding High School, Backing dual enrolled in a criminal justice class, and that experience

Faculty Focus: Brian Blomstrom

Brian Blomstrom brings more than 20 years of public safety and firefighting experience to the classroom as a part-time instructor in Montcalm Community College’s criminal justice program. Blomstrom began teaching at MCC in 2008 because he wanted

Faculty Focus: Richard Greenleaf

Richard Greenleaf brings more than 40 years of experience to Montcalm Community College as its new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Coordinator. He joined MCC in August because he wanted to contribute to the advanced manufacturing industry and make

Facts and Finds

Technology hasn’t made us all strangers “Are we really all just walking around tapping and tweeting and texting and ignoring our fellow human beings?” asks New York Times Magazine. “Was there a pre-smartphone Eden?” Between 2008 and

Getting your foot in the door

In an economy where job seekers significantly outnumber positions, distinguishing your credentials is essential. How can you stand out from the crowd? According to online resumé service, job recruiters wade through thousands of profiles and resumés

Programs for high-demand careers

Montcalm Community College prepares students for great careers in high-demand, high-wage fields. We offer small class sizes and class times that fit students’ schedules on our campuses in Sidney and Greenville, and in our classrooms in Howard

MCC Programs of Study

Associate Degree Programs Accounting Agricultural Operations – (Michigan State University) Applied Horse Science – (Michigan State University) Associate of Science & Arts Aviation Maintenance Business Administration/Entrepreneurship Business Administration/Management Business Administration/Marketing Business Information Systems Computer Support Technology Cosmetology