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  • Middlesex Community College Foundation Recognizes Donors at Annual Meeting

    Nov. 7, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) —The Middlesex Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of their annual donor awards, presented during their annual meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Honorees included the Liberty Bank Foundation, based in Wethersfield, Conn., (Donor Award) and the late Jesse Salafia and

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  • In Memoriam: MxCC President Emeritus Robert A. Chapman

    President Chapman inauguration
    Oct. 31, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College President Emeritus Robert A. Chapman has passed away at the age of 87. Chapman died on October 2, 2019, while taking his morning walk near the lake at the Laurel Lake Retirement Center in Hudson, Ohio, his

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  • 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,

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

    MxCC Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Wesley Fox, Haas account manager Dan Murray, and MxCC Director of Advanced Manufacturing Tracy Ariel
    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.

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  • 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

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  • 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”

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  • 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

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  • MxCC Grad Awarded $22,000 Scholarship in the U.S. Cyber FastTrack Competition

    Middletown, Conn. (Oct. 9, 2019) — A graduate from Middlesex Community College is among 100 finalists in the U.S. Cyber FastTrack competition who have each been awarded a $22,000 scholarship to attend the SANS Technology Institute as part of an accredited college program called Applied Cybersecurity.
    The scholarship winner

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  • Join the MxCC Foundation for the Red Moon Gala October 5

    September 30, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Please join the Middlesex Community College Foundation for the eighth annual Red Moon Gala, on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown. Beginning at 7 p.m., the gala will feature fine foods, wine and beer tastings, auctions,

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  • Meriden’s Castle Craig Adult Learning Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary with MxCC

    Sept. 30, 2019 (Meriden, Conn.) — Members of the Castle Craig Adult Learning Center (CCALC) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Established in the summer of 1999, the group has been affiliated with Middlesex Community College ever since.
    L to R, Jean Dufresne, Gerri Meoni, MxCC Dean of

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  • MxCC Health Information Management Associate Degree Program Earns National Accreditation

    September 9, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College is pleased to announce that the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) awarded Initial Accreditation to the college’s associate degree program in Health Information Management (HIM). Middlesex now offers the only nationally accredited HIM associate

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  • MxCC Professor Published in Medical Journal: Up to half of patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

    Aug. 14, 2019 (Salt Lake City) — Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you.
    A new study reveals up to 47.5%

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  • MxCC Helps to Fill State’s Manufacturing Job Shortage

    July 16, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College kicked off a five-week “Skill Up for Manufacturing” training program at Vinal Technical High School in Middletown on July 8. In addition to basic manufacturing skills such as milling and turning, students are learning soft skills in a simulated work

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  • Middlesex Community College Graduates Celebrate 52nd Commencement in Meriden

    May 30, 2019 (Meriden, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College held its 52nd Annual Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 30, 2019, when 419 students were conferred 456 degrees and certificates. Due to inclement weather, the ceremony, which is normally held on the Middletown campus, was moved indoors to O.H. Platt

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  • MxCC Student Inspired by Internship with Governor

    May 28, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Megan Wallett, of Middlefield, is a 2014 graduate of Mercy High School and had been attending the University of Connecticut as an English major for the past few years. But in the Spring 2019 semester, she transferred to Middlesex Community College in Middletown

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  • Congresswoman Jahana Hayes to Speak at Middlesex Community College Commencement

    May 14, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — United States Representative Jahana Hayes of Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District will be the commencement speaker at Middlesex Community College. Ceremonies will take place in Middletown on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6 p.m.
    “I am so delighted that U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes will

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  • Middlesex Community College Announces Academic Award Winners

    May 14, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — On May 3, Middlesex Community College hosted its annual Academic Awards Night to recognize 24 students for high achievement in their academic programs. Dean of Students Adrienne Maslin hosted the event, with a welcome by Campus CEO and Dean of Academic Affairs Steven

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  • Middlesex Community College Foundation Awards 94 Scholarships

    May 7, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — On May 2, the Middlesex Community College Foundation held its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony and awarded 94 scholarships totaling $89,400. Dean of Students Adrienne Maslin hosted the festive evening, with closing remarks by Foundation Board Chair Julé Crawford. The student recipients were chosen

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  • May 1 Film Premiere at MxCC: Long Island Sound Blue Plan

    April 30, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College (MxCC) will host the premiere of the Long Island Sound Blue Plan videos on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Chapman Hall, Room 808. The video series explores the many facets of the Sound, and how the Blue

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  • Middlesex Community College Unveils Collaborative Learning Space

    April 30, 2019 (Middletown, Conn.) — Middlesex Community College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate the recently renovated Learning Commons, a fully integrated physical learning space for delivering library services, distance learning, and academic success services. The space is located on the main level of Chapman Hall on

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