Success Stories Archive

Student Success Story: Carr Melton

Levelling Up for a Better Career  Carr Melton gets teased sometimes because of his career choice – he is an Automotive Technician (so he works on cars). Carr, of Fenton, enrolled at MCC without a clear idea

Student Success Story: Delrico Shine

Levelling Up for a Better Career “I was excited about his degree program when it was still just an idea,” said MCC student Delrico Shine, of the Associate of Applied Science for Health and Fitness Professionals. Delrico started

Student Success Story: Nicholas Jerrim

Nicholas began the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Operations Technology program in 2011. By the time he graduated in 2015, he had earned a total of four Associate’s degrees including Arts, Science and General Studies, and

Student Success Story: Angela Pender

Angela began the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) in 2016 at the same time that she began her first ever position in IT. “It all kind of fell into place beautifully,” says Pender,

Student Success Story: Holly Hughson

Holly began the Associates of Accounting program at MCC after discovering a love for the field as a teller at a credit union. Having previously worked as a hairstylist for six years, Holly knew the demands of

MCC Vice President Recognized in 2017

Dr. Amy Fugate, Vice President for Academic Affairs at MCC, was one of 24 college administrators honored with the 2017 Distinguished College Administrator Award by Phi Theta Kappa. The Distinguished College Administrator Award is given to college

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Beyond Movies: Media Arts is the Foundation of 21st Century Communications

Movie and television stars may get all the glory, but the people behind the camera make the real magic happen. And some of those magicians are Mott Community College alumni. In the increasingly far-reaching world of communication,

Sweet Success: Begins in the MCC Baking & Pastry Arts Program

The popularity of shows like Cupcake Wars and Cake Boss have changed the way we look at cakes and pastries, and what we expect from our food experiences. The Mott College Baking and Pastry Arts program is

ACHR is a Hot 21st Century Skilled Trade

It is one of those high-demand career fields that will never move offshore, according to Clark Harris, Dean of the Technology Division at Mott Community College (MCC). He is referring to Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (ACHR),

Tongue-tying Health Care Careers Have High Growth Potential

Mott Community College (MCC) has a reputation for graduating highly qualified professionals from its Registered Nursing, Nurse Aide, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs. Less well-known are the specialized

Filling the Void: Training a New Breed of Substance Abuse Counselors

The passage of the Affordable Care Act made sweeping changes to the health care environment in the United States. Those changes include mandates that insurance companies, including Medicaid, cover treatment for mental health disorders and addiction. As

Full Immersion: Internships Are Key to Professional Success

Sign Language Interpreter students at Mott Community College do more than just learn American Sign Language (ASL). Gaining fluency in another language is never easy, but fluency in ASL means mastering both a foreign language and a