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MCCC Selected for Nationwide Job Training Initiative

MCCC Selected for Nationwide Job Training Initiative

The Walmart Foundation is providing a $4.19 million three-year grant to support the initiative with $2.67 million directly supporting community colleges.
Transfer of Credit Policy Expands Degree Access for Adult Students

Transfer of Credit Policy Expands Degree Access for Adult Students

Students can now transfer up to 75 percent of their credits earned from regionally accredited post-secondary institutions back to MCCC to complete an associate’s degree or certificate.
Community Invited to Student Art Exhibit

Community Invited to Student Art Exhibit

More than 85 Montgomery County Community College students will be displaying their artwork in the show.
Take a Trip to 'Sunset Boulevard' This Weekend

Take a Trip to 'Sunset Boulevard' This Weekend

Abington Senior High is only high school in the country putting on this show.
Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Following the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook in 2012, high school students in Newtown, Conn., will now receive mental health screenings.
MCCC Awarded for College-Wide Commitment to Student Success

MCCC Awarded for College-Wide Commitment to Student Success

The school has been honored with a national award.
Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

The Princeton Review has selected the 150 colleges it says are the best value for students.
Kick Off St. Paddy's Day with Traditional Irish, Scottish Music

Kick Off St. Paddy's Day with Traditional Irish, Scottish Music

Montgomery County Community College will host Road to the Isles for two performances leading up to Saint Patrick's Day.
Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Downingtown Area School District’s video is a take on Billy Joel’s “Allentown.”
MCCC Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List

MCCC Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List

Students from around the region enjoyed academic success.
MLK Day of Service Kicks off MCCC’s ‘50 Acts of Kindness’

MLK Day of Service Kicks off MCCC’s ‘50 Acts of Kindness’

Nearly 150 people volunteered at three different sites in Montgomery County.
MCCC Introduces New Certificate Programs in Emerging STEM Disciplines

MCCC Introduces New Certificate Programs in Emerging STEM Disciplines

The median salary for biological technicians ranged from $33,630 to $45,380 in 2012.
Abington’s New Assistant Super Sworn In

Abington’s New Assistant Super Sworn In

Former Abington High School Principal Jeffrey Fecher is the district’s new assistant superintendent.
Meadowbrook School to Host its Winter Arts Festival

Meadowbrook School to Host its Winter Arts Festival

The event, held on Saturday and Sunday, will feature students' artwork
Abington School District Announces Commencement Date

Abington School District Announces Commencement Date

Mark your calendars … as the date’s different from the one the school district calendar.
St. Basil Academy Names New Principal

St. Basil Academy Names New Principal

Theresa Ryan-Szott, of Southampton, will take the reins in February.