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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

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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

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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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • A statement from CSCU President Ojakian regarding the budget passed by the CT General Assembly

    “The cuts to public higher education included in the budget resolution passed yesterday would have a profound impact on CSCU students. Our students are almost entirely from Connecticut and they overwhelmingly stay here after graduation. Our students are not numbers on a budget sheet. They are and will be

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  • CSCU’s Position on DACA Announced

    The fundamental responsibility of a public education institution is to foster learning, innovation, and strong communities to any student willing to put in the work to learn and achieve. CSCU admits students based on a holistic approach and many of our schools are open access. CSCU does not collect

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  • Local bus service now available to MxCC@Platt classes in new Meriden location

    Middlesex Community College announced CTtransit bus service is now available for students to travel to the new MxCC@Platt facility at Platt High School in Meriden. The bus route #565 (West Main Street) departs the Meriden railroad station and stops right at the MxCC entrance, arriving at 2:40 p.m., 4

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  • Middlesex reaffirms commitment to unity

    On August 30, Middlesex Community College held “a moment of CommUNITY” at their Middletown campus. While celebrating the beginning of a new academic year, members of the college community gathered to counter the recent extraordinary events in the country where others seek to create division and promote hate. These

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  • Programming camp helps area youth learn valuable skills

    In August, Middlesex Community College hosted a two-week, Mobile Application Development (MAD) Programming Camp organized by the STEAM Train pilot initiative, in partnership with the CT Urban Technology Collaborative. With funding from Middlesex Community College and the MxCC Foundation, 20 participants from the area attended the camp free of

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  • Middlesex Community College Celebrates Rainy but Glorious 50th Anniversary Commencement

    James Dignan and Rachel Watkins received Awards for Academic Excellence presented by Dean of Administration Kimberly Hogan. They also received each Pritchett-Taylor Scholarships.
    The persistent rain did not stop Middlesex Community College from holding its outdoor graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 25. The evening event also capped a yearlong

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  • MxCC students Messanvi Amenouve and Susan Girouard receive All-Connecticut Academic Team award honors

    Left to right: Nancy Kelly, Donna Bontatibus, Mrs. Amenounve, Messanvi Amenounve, Susan Girouard and Landi Hou
    Two Middlesex Community College students, Messanvi Amenouve of Meriden and Susan Girouard of West Hartford, were recognized for their academic achievements and leadership accomplishments on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the State Capitol

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  • Runners: Register Now for Cap and Gown 5K Run/Walk at MxCC

    Middletown, Conn.—The Middlesex Community College Foundation invites local runners to participate in the 14th Annual Cap and Gown 5K Run/Walk to be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at the MxCC Middletown campus on 100 Training Hill Road. Race-day registration begins at 4:30 p.m., with a free Kids Fun

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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,

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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