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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 2019 MxCC PET PHOTO CALENDAR CONTEST

    Open to all students, employees, & their pets!

    Have you ever wanted your pet to be the star of a calendar? Now is your chance! Members of the MxCC Vet Tech club are holding a photo contest to find the cutest pets of MxCC to be featured in the 2019

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  • Join Middlesex Community College for a fun and informative OPEN HOUSE on October 17

    Oct. 5, 2018 — Interested prospective students and their families are invited to explore classes, meet faculty, and experience Middlesex Community College at an OPEN HOUSE to be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The interactive event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. in Chapman Hall at the Middletown campus

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  • MxCC to Feature Exclusive Screening of Film About Cuban Refugees on October 12

    September 27, 2018—In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Middlesex Community College will present an exclusive New England screening of the highly acclaimed documentary film, Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children’s Exodus on Friday, October 12, 2018. The 90-minute documentary illustrates the story of 14,048 unaccompanied Cuban refugee children

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  • Follett Agreement Saves CSCU Students $4 Million on Textbooks in One Year

    September 25, 2018—Today, Mark Ojakian, president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) announced that because a new agreement with Follett Higher Education Group, CSCU students saved over $4 million in textbooks in the 2017–2018 academic year.
    MxCC Follett Bookstore in Middletown
    Last August, CSCU negotiated a five-year

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  • MxCC ranked No. 21 in national Top 40 Affordable Healthcare Schools list

    MedicalFieldCareers.com ranks the top 40 affordable healthcare schools and also announces a new scholarship program for students who attend the featured schools.
    Vista, CA (August 31, 2018) — MedicalFieldCareers.com, a free online resource for students training for careers in healthcare, has announced its list of the Top 40 Affordable

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  • California author Janelle Hanchett to discuss memoir at MxCC on Sept. 24

    Sept. 5, 2018 — Middlesex Community College will present a special MxCC Reads Book Club event on Monday, September 24, 2018, starting at 12:30 p.m. California-based author, Janelle Hanchett, will answer questions via Skype about her book entitled, I’m Just Happy to Be Here: A Memoir of Renegade Mothering.

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  • MxCC and Platt High School mark first anniversary at Midstate Chamber event

    Fall classes begin August 28 in Meriden and Middletown
    August 24, 2018 — Middlesex Community College and the Midstate Chamber of Commerce joined together to celebrate the one-year anniversary of MxCC@Platt in Meriden with a special Business After Hours ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, August 23, 2018. MxCC Interim Campus

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  • First Inmates Earn MxCC Associate Degrees

    18 Students from Cheshire Correctional Institution Earn Associate Degrees to Prepare Them for Future Careers
    Today Marks Inaugural Graduation Ceremony Under Partnership Between Wesleyan University and Middlesex Community College
    August, 1, 2018 — Governor Dannel P. Malloy delivered the keynote address today at the inaugural graduation ceremony for the Wesleyan

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  • New Students Enjoy Music-filled Open House at MxCC

    Middlesex Community College welcomed interested students with informative exhibits and musical entertainment at an open house held on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Visitors also toured the scenic 38-acre Middletown campus on the bright and sunny afternoon.
    Prospective students and their families explored classes, met with advisors and faculty members,

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  • MxCC Students Take Learning to France and Mexico

    July 10, 2018 — Students from Middlesex Community College (MxCC) spent 10 days learning in France thanks to a grant from the French Embassy in the U.S. known as the Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative—Partnerships for Innovation and Collaboration on Study Abroad Grants Program (PICSA). The grant, awarded to

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  • Middlesex Community College to Host Fun and Informative Open House on July 19

    June 21, 2018 — Interested prospective students and their families are invited to explore classes, meet faculty, and experience Middlesex Community College at an open house to be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The open house will run from noon to 7:30 p.m. at the Middletown campus located

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  • MxCC and Eversource Partner for Natural Gas Field Tech Certificate with Open House on July 12

    July 3, 2018—Middlesex Community College and Eversource Energy have partnered to offer the Natural Gas Field Technician Certificate, a new program designed to help develop the future workforce in the growing natural gas industry. Classes for the certificate program will begin in August 2018 at Eversource’s new state-of-the-art training

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  • Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Education Celebrates 25th anniversary at MxCC

    June 18, 2018 —Members of the Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Education (MILE) celebrated their 25th anniversary during a luncheon at Middlesex Community College on June 12, 2018.
    Created in 1993 and sponsored by MxCC, MILE is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization with stimulating educational programs designed by its members. MILE

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  • Connecticut Ballet to Perform at MxCC on July 28

    June 14, 2018—The state’s professional ballet company brings its final summer performance of the annual “Ballet Under the Stars” tour to Middlesex Community College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2018. The free event will be held inside Chapman Hall and is open to the public. The campus

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  • Middlesex Community College Graduates Celebrate Their Future at 51st Commencement

    May 24, 2018 —A gorgeous spring evening welcomed 378 graduates and their families to the 51st annual Middlesex Community College commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 24. Held outside on the scenic Middletown campus, the college awarded more than 407 degrees and certificates, including 29 students who earned more than

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