Flint Promise

In 2018 the Flint Promise became a reality. The Flint Promise is a local public-private partnership focused on making at least two years of college free for every high school graduate living in the City of Flint. The Consumers Energy Foundation and Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores have pledged $1 million each to start the Flint Promise program. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint serves as...

Military Credit Xfer: Train for the mission; educate for a lifetime of service

MCC has partnered with the University of Michigan-Flint to help military veterans take a fast-track to a Nursing career through the accelerated Veterans Bachelors of Science in Nursing (VBSN).   The partnership allows veterans to take the majority of general education and pre-nursing courses that are required to apply to the accelerated BSN program at MCC. “Starting their degree at MCC will...

Bridging the Language Gap

Mott Community College is helping immigrants and international students learn English skills to pursue an American college degree or improve English for personal and professional reasons. The courses are offered as part of the English Acquisition Program.  The courses, titled English for Academic Purposes (ELAP), are appropriate for intermediate and advanced non-native speakers.  “These...

Dental Assisting is a High Growth Career Field Nationwide

Students in MCC’s Dental Assisting program have a unique educational advantage over their peers at other colleges – they get to work directly with a dentist while gaining real-world experience in the Dental Clinic located on the main campus in Flint. Denise Polk, DDS, is the Coordinator of the Dental Assisting program at MCC, and she takes her role as educator and mentor seriously. ...

Graphic Design has Students Writing on the Walls

The MCC Graphic Design Program is entering its 20th year this academic year (2018-19), and it is celebrating with an all-new learning environment that has been completely redesigned to give students an opportunity to hone their craft in a real-world setting.  “Everything in the Graphic Design Studio is new,” said James Shurter, Graphic Design Program Coordinator. “There are brand new...
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Student Success: Jeremy Eads

Sometimes you just KNOW what you want to do with your life. That was the case for Jeremy Eads, of Clio, who knew he wanted to major in Graphic Design when he began researching degree programs on MCC’s website.  “I went to MCC.edu and started browsing the website and researched as much as I could about the graphic design program before I signed up,” said Eads. “I wanted an associate’s...

MCC STEM Scholars Program Can Launch Careers

STEM careers continue to top the charts for high demand jobs in the US, and now it is possible to earn a four-year STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) degree tuition free by starting at MCC. This is possible through a partnership between the College and Michigan State University (MSU) as part of MCC’s new STEM Scholars program. The program offers students pursuing a degree...
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MCC Alum Sam Khalid is Headed to Med School

When You’re Ready for MCC – We’ll Be Ready For You When Sam Khalid found out he was going to be a father he decided to go to medical school. Not your typical reaction to fatherhood, but Sam had already decided that his job in retail wasn’t enough. “All I needed was that catalyst, I wanted to make a good life for my family,” he said. “I had always wanted to go to medical school,...

What’s Next? Mott NEXT!

Mott NEXT is an initiative to support a college-going culture in Genesee and surrounding counties. “Research indicates that children first start thinking about their post-high school plans as pre-schoolers, and start identifying whether or not ‘I’m going to go to college when I grow up,’” said Carla Clark, Academic Outreach Coordinator for the College. “We want kids to literally...

MCC Students are Programmed for Success

“Everything is networked together,” said Robert Benard, Faculty and Coordinator for Information Technology, referring to what is commonly called the Internet of Things, or IoT. He and his colleague, Faculty and Coordinator of Electronics and Electrical Technology, Matthew Sullivan, are spending a lot of time together lately aligning MCC’s degree programs to prepare students for careers based...

Student Success: Gerald Nims

Gerald Nims was “concerned about picking the right college to attend right out of high school,” so he chose MCC which enabled him to get a good education, close to home, and without breaking the budget. Not only did MCC reduce his stress over where to go to college, it helped him find the career path that was right for him. “I’ve always been interested in IT,” he said, “but when I...

Michigan is Hiring!

Do you need to start a career, and fast? What is the secret to getting the training employers want? The latest research shows there are lots of positions waiting for qualified applicants in Michigan. What do many of these in-demand jobs have in common? They are innovative fields with interesting and challenging careers. And they require only a two-year associate degree or...

New Half Semester Schedule Streamlines Social Work Technician Program

Until now, the only option for students wishing to complete the Social Work Technician Associate’s degree program in two years was to enroll in four or five classes for 12 – 15 credits each semester. That rigorous, full-time schedule left many students unable to work while in college, or stretched their education out to four years if they attended part-time. The Fine Arts and Social...

Degree and Certificate Programs

Mott Community College offers over 100 degree and certificate programs in six different divisions. Many students come to MCC planning to take their first two years of courses and transfer to another college to earn a bachelor’s degree. Others want to complete a degree here that can lead immediately into a job. No matter what your goal is, you will find a clearly defined pathway of courses to...