May 15, 2012 – The Middlesex Community College has selected Danezia Cordero from Meriden as its 2012 Student Senate Prize recipient for going “above and beyond” in her duties as a Student Senate member. Cordero, who is currently serving as MxCC Student Senate president, is a second-year student who has devoted her time and talents to help in the planning, promotion and implementation of activities and events at the College. Additionally, she has consistently excelled academically, and has maintained the required GPA to qualify for the award. The $150 prize was awarded to Cordero during the May 11 MxCC Foundation Scholarship reception.
“We are proud to present Danezia with the Student Senate Prize, and are grateful to the dedication and enthusiasm she has shown our college community,” said Judy Mazgulski, director of Student Activities. “On many occasions, she has taken the initiative to jump in when needed, bring new ideas up for consideration, and provided helpful input as we plan and organize student events. She is highly deserving of this recognition.”
Founded in 1966, Middlesex Community College (mxcc.edu) is part of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents for Higher Education. The school offers more than 50 degree or certificate programs at its three locations: the main, 38-acre campus in Middletown, the downtown Meriden Center, and the shoreline in Old Saybrook. The college promotes understanding, learning, ethics, and self-discipline by encouraging critical thinking. Current enrollment exceeds 2,875 full and part-time students, and 1,600 continuing education students.