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MxCC Vet Tech program one of first in nation to use synthetic dog

Middlesex Community College veterinary technology students are the first technician students in the nation to practice clinical skills on a SynDaver canine educational device. Chris Gargamelli, DVM, the program’s coordinator, introduced the lifelike synthetic model to the students in their clinical labs at Pieper Veterinary Hospital in Middletown last week. According to the manufacturer, SynDaver Labs in Tampa, the realistic …

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High School Students Explore Virtual Reality at MxCC Video Workshop

On Nov. 17, 2017, more than 70 high school seniors visited Middlesex Community College to engage in a five-hour workshop called “360-Degree Learning: VR Video.” The participating students traveled from Nathan Hale-Ray (East Haddam), Portland, Valley Regional (Deep River), Vinal Tech (Middletown), and Westbrook high schools. Held in the cutting-edge Center for New Media classrooms, MxCC faculty and partners from …

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Middlesex Community College Foundation recognizes donors and welcomes board members

Middletown, Conn.—The Middlesex Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of their annual donor awards, presented on Tuesday, October 24. Honorees included Robin Gilmartin, MSW, of West Hartford, Conn. (Donor Recognition Award); Anne Cassady, MxCC professor emerita of Durham, Conn., and Corey Martell, MxCC executive assistant to the president, Lisbon, Conn., (Corporator Award); and Hugh and Judith Cox, …

Area Students Explore College Majors to Increase Job Potential

Middlesex Community College hosted a festive career and resource fair for local college and high school students to explore specialized job and program options on October 11. The seventh annual event, entitled “What can I do with a major in…,” gave more than 250 attendees an opportunity to meet directly with program coordinators in at least 30 of the more …

Middlesex Honors Students Inspired by Yale Visit

New Haven, Conn. — On Oct. 17, 2017, 19 Middlesex Community College Honors Program students visited Yale University to find inspiration from the Ivy League school and enhance their academic potential. Throughout the two-year, flexible program, MxCC honors students hone the leadership, academic, and professional skills necessary for transfer and future success. Field trips like this provide an added benefit. …