MxCC Foundation Red Moon Event Awards $10,000 Prize

Oct. 23, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — The Middlesex Community College Foundation community welcomed more than 175 guests to the eighth annual Red Moon Gala held at the college on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The festive fall event is one of the MxCC Foundation’s primary fundraising events of the year, bringing together donors, students, alumni, community members, faculty and staff to …

Middlesex Community College Announces $10,000 Grant from Gene Haas Foundation

Oct. 22, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College (MxCC) has received a $10,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation, according to MxCC Chief Executive Officer Steven Minkler. Tracy Ariel, director of advanced manufacturing at Middlesex and Manchester community colleges, applied for the grant earlier this year and accepted the award from Haas account manager Dan Murray during a ceremony …

Middlesex Community College Dedicates Veterans Memorial Natural Garden

Oct. 16, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College (MxCC) officially dedicated a former playground as the Veterans Memorial Natural Garden on October 15, 2019. MxCC Chief Executive Officer Steve Minkler presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony, which began with greetings from Connecticut State University System President Mark Ojakian. While the 7,000-square-foot garden honors the college’s veterans, much of the harvest …

MxCC Conference Examined the Palliative Use of Medical Cannabis in Connecticut

Oct. 14, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College hosted a conference to explore how pharmacists, caregivers, doctors and patients manage medical cannabis through the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program. Keynote speakers were Angelo DeFazio, R.Ph., president and chief executive officer of Arrow Pharmacies, and Connecticut State Rep. Quentin “Q” Phipps of Middletown. Middlesex professors Jennifer Hernandez, Ed.D., and Judy Wallace, …

MxCC Joins Degrees When Due, a Nationwide College Completion Initiative

Middlesex Community College to Strengthen the Pathway to a College Degree Middletown, Conn. (Oct. 12, 2019) — Middlesex Community College has been selected to join Degrees When Due, a national initiative of the Institute for Higher Education Policy, or IHEP, to help students who have earned some college credits complete their degrees. As one of the colleges and universities from 20 …