Category Archives: Media Coverage

MEN: MCCC building nears funding goal

■ The college is closing in on raising $17 million for its new Career Technology Center thanks to a donation from Monroe Bank & Trust. BY CHARLES SLAT ctslat@monroenews.com  MONROE EVENING NEWS (Front Page) Published: Friday, March 29, 2013 The nearly … Continue reading

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mlive: Michigan jobs are available, but not the workforce; is it due to skills or wages?

 By Rick Haglund  March 12, 2013 at 3:01 PM, updated March 12, 2013 at 3:37 PM   Steve Lowe Jr. is scrambling to find more than a dozen skilled machinists, experienced engineers and laborers after his company recently won a multimillion-dollar contract … Continue reading

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MEN Op-Ed: MCCC tech center gets big boost

OUR VIEW – Monroe Evening News Editorial – Friday, March 15th, 2013 ▼ To the point      A $1 million donation from the DTE Energy Foundation will help Monroe County Community College pay for its new on-campus training center. Monroe County … Continue reading

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MEN: DTE donates $1 million to MCCC building

■ The $1 million gift about matches what the college already has collected through a fundraising campaign aimed at generating more than $8 million. BY CHARLES SLAT ctslat@monroenews.com  MONROE EVENING NEWS (Front Page) Published: Saturday, March 9, 2013 DTE Energy Foundation … Continue reading

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MEN Op-Ed: Tech-ed key to future careers

OUR VIEW – Monroe Evening News Editorial-Wednesday, February 13, 2013  ▼ To the point  Education should emphasize the sciences, career and technical training to prepare students for the future.  In one week, those associated with education have highlighted the importance of preparing … Continue reading

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MEN: SNEAK PREVIEW – Students, public get advance look at new Tech Center

BY RAY KISONAS rayk@monroenews.com MONROE EVENING NEWS (Front Page) Published: Friday, February 8, 2013 The students strolled into what will be their new welding lab this fall and marveled at the size of the vast rooms that will replace their … Continue reading

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Michigan Gas Utilities gives $75,000 to capital campaign

MICHIGAN GAS UTILITIES, WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE FOUNDATION PLEDGE $75,000 TO CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER Facility’s Computer Classroom to be Named to Commemorate Gift MONROE, Mich. – Michigan Gas Utilities President Barbara Nick has announced a $75,000 pledge from Michigan Gas Utilities and … Continue reading

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Technology center on schedule

Technology center on schedule Monroe Community college to open site in August BY CARL RYAN BLADE STAFF WRITER Published: October 8, 2012 MONROE — Construction of Monroe County Community College’s new Career Technology Center is on schedule, and the 60,0000-square-foot facility … Continue reading

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CTC building on schedule

By Craig Evans Agora Staff Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012 15:08 The hot dry summer has been a nightmare for farmers and gardeners, but it has been perfect weather for growing a new building at MCCC. When most students … Continue reading

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MEN Op-Ed: La-Z-Boy gift an investment

OUR VIEW —Monroe Evening News Editorial—Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 ▼ To the point The recent La-Z-Boy Foundation gift of $500,000 toward the cost of a new local Career Technology Center is another indication of the importance of the planned facility … Continue reading

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