- Middlesex Community College President Anna Wasescha named President/CEO of West Central Initiative in Minnesota
President Anna Wasescha has announced she is leaving Middlesex Community College to become the new president/CEO of the West Central Initiative (WCI), a regional community foundation located in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Wasescha will return to her home state to begin her duties on May 8, but will come back
- Former MxCC presidents to speak in Middletown on April 28
Middletown, Conn.— Join Middlesex Community College for a special 50th anniversary presentation, “A Conversation with Middlesex Presidents on the First 50 Years,” on Friday, April 28, at 4 p.m. in Chapman Hall, room 808.
“In honor of the college’s 50th anniversary, we will be hosting a panel of nine
- MxCC students to exhibit academic research and talent on April 28
From Hunger Studies to Tri-Dimensional Printing Technologies, Eastern Medicine, and More: MxCC’s Third Academic Convivium
Middletown, Conn.—For the third consecutive year, Middlesex Community College students will make presentations of their original research during the college’s Academic Convivium, which will take place on Friday, April 28, from 9:30 a.m. to
- Phi Theta Kappa to Induct 57 New Members at Middlesex Community College
Middletown, Conn.—The Middlesex Community College (MxCC) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), Beta Gamma Xi, will induct 57 new members at a ceremony on Friday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. at its Middletown campus. PTK, an international honor society that rewards academic excellence while promoting leadership, fellowship and service,
- Time Travel! Space Travel! High Adventure! – Virtual Reality Showcase at Middlesex Community College
To truly understand virtual reality’s power, you need to experience it yourself. That power will be on display on May 3, 2017, during the Virtual Reality Showcase at Middlesex Community College. On the top floor of Chapman Hall, major virtual reality vendors and producers will showcase their newest equipment
- MxCC student honored as national 2017 Newman Civic Fellow
Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 273 students who will make up the organization’s 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Middlesex Community College’s own Sarah Lombardo of Middletown, Conn.
Lombardo, who received an associate degree in
- MxCC to hold Manufacturing Awareness Day on May 4
Middletown, Conn.—Middlesex Community College is hosting a Manufacturing Awareness Day on Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins in Chapman Hall and is conducted in several sites on the Middletown campus. The event is open to prospective high school students, current students, local
- Local patients see benefits at student-led eye care clinic
Patrick Albergo, MD gave exams to local residents at MxCC’s 24th Annual Community Eye Care Day on March 6.
With continued commitment to the community, Middlesex Community College Ophthalmic Design and Dispensing (OD&D) program students helped local residents in need at the college’s 24th annual Community Eye Care Day held
- MxCC is first CT community college to offer online accelerated associate degrees with five-week classes
Middlesex Community College is now offering online accelerated associate degree programs in criminal justice and in general studies. Beginning on July 5, 2017, students can earn associate degrees in only 13 months by enrolling in five-week classes year-round, instead of the traditional 16-week semester. The program, also known as
- MxCC@Platt to open in August 2017
The Meriden Board of Education unanimously approved a proposal to relocate Middlesex Community College’s Meriden Center classes to Platt High School on Coe Road at its meeting on Tuesday, March 7.
The one-year pilot program, branded as MxCC@Platt, will open in August 2017, with a variety of classes in
- The Darrell D. and Julia Stark Scholarship—Creating a Legacy for MxCC Student Veterans
When Darrell Stark passed away in February 2016, he left behind a legacy of love and commitment to others that his family and friends decided to celebrate in a permanent way. Thus was born the Darrell D. and Julia Stark Scholarship for veterans choosing to attend Middlesex Community College.
- Middlesex Community College signs transfer agreement with Post University
Post University Academic Provost Elizabeth Johnson, left, and Middlesex Community College President Anna Wasescha prepare to sign an articulation agreement on March 1, 2017 in Middletown, Conn.
On March 1, Middlesex Community College and Post University administrators gathered on the Middletown campus to announce a formal transfer articulation agreement
- Author Mary Sharnick Book Signing and Writing Workshop Feb. 28 at MxCC
To recognize and celebrate Black History Month, Middlesex Community College presents author and teacher Mary Sharnick for a fiction reading, writing workshop and book signing. The free event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in Chapman Hall, room 808, at the Middletown campus
- Middlesex Community College 50th anniversary on display at Legislative Office Building in Hartford February 1–14
As students return to spring classes, Middlesex Community College is continuing a yearlong celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of its founding.
From February 1 to 14, a retrospective photographic display is open for public viewing in the lower concourse of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. The MxCC
- MxCC Computer Club Giveaway Contest Winners
MxCC students Amy Heidel, Brandy Dykas, and Sherry Moran receive laptops from the Computer Club Laptop Giveaway Contest in December.
Thanks to the persistence of Middlesex Community College professors Lou Sappia and Donna Hylton, along with the generosity of many (see donor list below), the MxCC Computer Club will
- Middlesex Community College Foundation recognizes donors and welcomes board members
The Middlesex Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of their annual donor awards, presented at its annual meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Honorees include Sharon Griffin of the Peach Pit Foundation in Durham, Conn. (Donor Recognition Award); Nan Zimmer of Portland, Conn. (Corporator Award); and
- “Magic Food Bus” food pantry opens for business at Middlesex Community College
Middletown, Conn.—Middlesex Community College opened the doors to its new “Magic Food Bus” with a grand opening ceremony today (Sept. 21) at noon in the lower parking lot on campus, the pantry’s permanent location. The Magic Food bus is a free food pantry serving MxCC students and staff.
- Middlesex Community College kicks off 50th anniversary celebration
As students return to fall classes, Middlesex Community College (MxCC) is beginning a yearlong celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of its founding.
The first event was held on Sept. 7, when MxCC President Anna Wasescha accepted an “Official Citation” from the Connecticut General Assembly. State Rep. Matthew Lesser
- Online Equipment Reservations
New this fall, students can now reserve equipment online. In order, to reserve equipment, both online and in-person, students must get certified. Once you are certified to use the equipment, an email will be sent to you to create an account, and then you can use the online system.
- Meet New Health Information Management Coordinator Jill Flanigan on August 22
Beginning this fall, Jill Flanigan, MLS, MS, RHIT, will serve as the new, full-time assistant professor and coordinator for the MxCC Health Information Management program.
Students and colleagues are invited to a special ‘meet and greet’ to be held on Monday, August 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Wheaton Hall,