Monthly Archive:: June 2013

Mathematics Options at Mott Community College Where should students start? What courses should students take?

Students at Mott Community College have new options in mathematics classes which are tailored to fit the goal each student has set for their career choice or course of study.  All MCC’s graduation requirements for an Associate’s

The Associate Degree in Nursing: A degree that pays

Nursing is one of the most highly-respected, popular professions of them all – topping the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ list of high-demand occupations. It’s a great time to be a nurse, and growth in the profession

Help Wanted: A Great Communicator

Communication skills are important tools to have under your belt: they can help you land a job, enhance your performance on the job and make you stand out from the crowd . Every employer is looking for

What is Welding and Why Do We Need Welders?

The American Welding Society stated in their report “Vision for Welding Industry” that “Welding, the fusing of the surfaces of two workpieces to form one is a precise, reliable, cost-effective, and ‘high-tech’ method for joining materials. No

Tools of the Trade: Art and Technology

“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road,” said writer Stewart Brand. With Michigan roads as an apt metaphor, the Fine Art faculty at Mott Community

Fabrication Certified Welders are in High Demand

There is almost no limit to what welding can do, especially since developments in the technology continually improve in accuracy, quality and versatility. The demand for skilled welders is rising and the technology of welding is becoming

Different Faces of Success

As a female in a predominately male profession, MCC student Crystal Guth had some initial apprehension when she entered the program. “The first week of classes, I was afraid of the equipment and ready to drop the

Dan Mark: A Recent Mott College Graduate Thrives in Robotics

Dan Mark of Flushing came to Mott Community College after having already attended both Central Michigan University and Michigan Technological University. It was at MCC where he finally found his pathway to success, completing a degree in

Robotics in Your Future: Skills are the future of manufacturing

You may have heard that manufacturing jobs are a thing of the past. While it’s true that traditional assembly line jobs are dwindling, there are many high-skill, high-demand, high-wage jobs in manufacturing that are starved for skilled

The “Police Academy” is Accepting Students

The only Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) – commonly known as a “police academy” — in Genesee County is located at Mott Community College’s Fenton location at 2100 West Thompson Road in Fenton.  The academy provides

Service Learning – Connecting volunteerism with the classroom

They’re giving back: engaged in programs to help build their communities and their own future careers at the same time. They are Mott Community College students participating in service learning projects. What is service learning?  Service learning

Mott Community College Makes Major Commitment to Lapeer

Mott Community College first opened its Lapeer site in 1993. Since then, the MCC site has boomed with steadily growing enrollment and expanded class offerings.  Thousands of Lapeer County residents have flocked to the MCC site at