Monthly Archive:: July 2016

President’s Welcome

As President of Mott Community College I am proud to share with you this edition of CareerFocus highlighting why Mott Community College is one of the top community colleges in our nation. Our academic and workforce programs

MCC Is An Open Enrollment Institution!

Career and Technical Education programs at Mott Community College include: Occupational Associate Degrees Accounting Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology Applied Technology Automotive Technology Baking and Pastry Arts Building and Construction Technology Business Administration Business Management Computer

Addressing Many Needs Through Early Childhood Education

Everyone wants them, and everyone needs them. Demand for trained Early Childhood Education professionals is exploding! At the national level there has been steadily growing support for early childhood education, according to Becky Garske, Coordinator of Early

Student Success Story: Starting Children on the Right Path

James Cook loves children. He feels strongly that they need positive role models, especially male role models. It’s the main reason he is pursuing an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) at Mott Community College. “I

New Mechatronics Certificate Targets Emerging Career Field

Electronics and Electrical Technology is integral to all areas of modern life. This translates into ever-expanding career opportunities for well-trained technicians. Mott Community College’s Electronics & Electrical Technology program has expanded to include a new Mechatronics certificate

Student Success Story: Ronald Stamps

Ronald Stamps loves his new job, now that he’s retired. Ronald retired from the Flint Fire Department after almost 24 years of service. Not content to be idle, he took advantage of government job training assistance to

New Degree Targets Demand for Highly Skilled Welders

Mott Community College welders are in high demand. Companies like Mott graduates, but they also need welders with next-level skills. Mott currently has a Welding Certificate Program that prepares welders in traditional structural steel plate welding.  New

Find Your Place in the World

Whether it’s a big corporation or the locally-owned shop around the corner, more and more business takes place on a global scale. Employers are looking for employees with intercultural skills and cross-cultural understanding. Mott Community College’s International

Student Success Story: Going Global – Alyssia Washington

Alyssia Washington came to Mott Community College to pursue a career path in medicine. That all changed when she started taking foreign languages. “After I began to take foreign language classes, I fell in love with languages

Hair, Skin and Nail Care is a Growing Industry

To say that hair, nail, and skin care is a growing industry is no joke. The beauty industry is predicted to continue to experience job growth through 2024.  Carol Nielsen, Coordinator for the Cosmetology program in the

Sights Set on a Science Career? Start Here!

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers represent some of the fastest-growing career fields today, and there is no better place to lay the foundation for a career in the Physical Sciences than at Mott Community College.

Nursing Program is Better Than Ever

Mott Community College is making its outstanding Nursing Program even better. The Nursing Program in the Division of Health Sciences has transitioned to a competitive admission process – which means no wait lists for students interested in

Student Success Story: From the Navy to Nursing

When Robert Stanton left the Navy he had a few medical classes under his belt and was looking for a challenge. He decided a medical career was the right path, so he took his mother’s advice an

CNA – Fast Track Into a Career

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate at Mott Community College is a fast track into a Health Care career for many, and a building block for students interested in pursuing a Nursing degree, according to Patricia Ward,

Student Success Story: Nina Larsen

Nina Larsen was looking for direction, and flexibility, when she enrolled at Mott Community College. “I was already in my 30s and a mom,” she said, “going to Mott was the best choice I could have made.

Sign Posts on the Path to Excellence

MCC’s Foreign Languages Lab, Gorman Study Center, Writing Center & Math Empowerment Center Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Mott Community College has built-in support services to help students succeed academically so they can achieve their career

Honors College Graduate Ebony Moon

Ebony Moon knows first-hand the benefits of the Honors College at Mott Community College. Going to school full time, working part-time and raising a family, she found the Honors College gave her that extra support network she

An Incubator for Greatness – the MCC Honors College

The Honors College at Mott Community College is a prestigious association. Students admitted in to the Honors College have exhibited a commitment to academic excellence. To be eligible, students must enroll in a minimum of 6 credit