MxCC Unveils New Solar Energy System

November 8, 2018 — Middlesex Community College (MxCC) unveiled a solar energy system during a ribbon-cutting event attended by Mark Ojakian, president of the Connecticut State College and Universities system (CSCU), and representatives from the college, CSCU central office, Sunlight Solar Energy, Inc., and Middletown officials. The new energy system will reduce MxCC’s reliance on utility-generated power and is expected …

Dykas Appointed to State Board of Examiners for Opticians by Governor Malloy

October 26, 2018 — Carol M. Dykas, a licensed optician and full-time lecturer of ophthalmic design and dispensing at Middlesex Community College (MxCC), has been selected by Governor Dannel Malloy to serve on the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Opticians in the state’s Department of Public Health. She was appointed on October 12, 2018. The primary purpose of the board is …

CSCU and Senator Murphy Announce New Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship

October 17, 2018 — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy joined Connecticut’s community colleges, their foundations, and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) on October 17 to announce the establishment of the Precision Metalforming Association Scholarship for Tunxis (TCC), Middlesex (MxCC) and Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) students who are studying precision manufacturing/machining. PMA has seeded the PMA Scholarship with an initial $30,000 donation …

LGBTQA College Community Gathered at MxCC for First CSCU PRIDE Conference

Oct. 15, 2018 (Middletown, Conn.) — On October 13, more than 125 attendees from 11 community colleges and four state universities gathered at Middlesex Community College in Middletown for the inaugural Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system-wide PRIDE Conference. President Mark Ojakian greeted the enthusiastic crowd, which was followed by a heartfelt Stonewall panel discussion and informative Planned Parenthood …

MxCC Voted Best College by Record-Journal Readers

October 10, 2018 — Middlesex Community College was voted the BEST COLLEGE by the Meriden Record-Journal Readers’ Choice Awards, topping the other finalists, Quinnipiac University and Southern Connecticut State University, for the honor. The 16th annual competition began in August, and the winners were announced during a red carpet event at the Aqua Turf in Southington on October 10, 2018. …