Friday, May 25, 2012
Limerick, Royersford and Spring City residents graduate from Montgomery County Community College
Friday, May 25, 2012
The following information was submitted by Alana Mauger, Director of Communications for Montgomery County Community College: May 23, 2012, Blue Bell/Pottstown, Pa.— A total of 1,392 students graduated from Montgomery County Community College during the 45th Commencement ceremony on May 17, 2012, making it the largest class in the institution’s history. The 2012 graduates are listed by area of residence. Abington: Daniel Appel, Abigail Cook, Kevin Donnelly, Tarah Hollister, Emily Munn, Keith Prater, Jordan Wiener Ambler: Thomas Afflerbach, Brooke Blake, Joseph Byer, Michael Ciavarelli, Harrison Courtney, Antonio Davoli, Jonathan Deck, Samantha Depaul, Erin Dicesare, Jessica Dodson, Paul Dooley, Justin Echevarria, Ken Garland, Matthew Hoag…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
MCCC Students Named to Who’s Who Among American Junior Colleges
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The following information was submitted by Alana Mauger, Director of Communications at Montgomery County Community College: May 21, 2012, Blue Bell/Pottstown, Pa.—Sixty-seven students from Montgomery County Community College’s Class of 2012 were named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges. To qualify for Who’s Who, students must have graduated during the 2011-2012 academic year with agrade point average of at least 2.75 and must be nominated by a member of MCCC’s faculty or staff. In Royersford, Jennifer Callahan and Charles Plaugher were selected to the list. The other 2012 Who’s Who students are listed below by area of residence: Abington: Mary Ann McPaul Bridgeport: Arthur Mongrande Bryn Mawr: Rebecca McKendrick …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Class of 2012 at Montgomery County Community College is the largest in the school's history. Dr. William E. Trueheart will deliver the commencement speech.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The following information about Thursday's Montgomery County Community College Commencement was submitted by Alana J. Mauger, representing the college. Montgomery County Community College will hold its 45th Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at its Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell for the largest graduating class in the College’s history. Dr. William E. Trueheart, president and chief executive officer of Achieving the Dream, Inc. will deliver the 2012 Commencement keynote address A total of 1,563 students will receive associate’s degrees and certificates during the College’s 45th Commencement exercises, which return to the College’s Central Campus in Blue Bell after being held in Valley Forge for the past two …
Friday, March 30, 2012
Two Spring-Ford 7th Graders Recognized for Original Science Research
The following release was submitted by Karen Meade of Schwenksville: Two seventh grade students at Spring-Ford Middle School earned special recognition for their participation in the 55th annual Montgomery County Science Research Competition (MCSRC). The competition, which was held March 14-18, 2012 at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA, showcased science research conducted by 583 students from 43 different public and private schools throughout Montgomery County. Faith Rodgers received an honorable mention in the middle school biochemistry division for her project titled Planarium reaction time to light when exposed to Red Bull energy drink. Faith’s original research stemmed from her wondering whether energy drinks were …
Friday, July 22, 2011
A list of outstanding students in our coverage area going to MCCC.
Montgomery County Community College released its spring 2011 Dean's List recently and there were 26 area students listed on it. Among them, Royersford residents topped the list, with 13 total students on the list. Limerick-Royersford-Spring City Patch would like to congratulate the following students for a fine 2010-2011 academic year: Limerick Linfield Royersford Spring City
Friday, June 24, 2011
A Montgomery County Community College professor was recognized and honored in May.
With hugs and a standing ovation, Dr. Ann Marie Donohue, assistant professor of psychology, received the 2011 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award during Montgomery County Community College’s commencement ceremony in May. “What means most to me is the confirmation that my work — as an educator and on behalf of our students who are veterans — is valued as a contribution to the college,” Donohue said in an email interview. “Of special importance to me is acknowledgement of my efforts on behalf of military veterans, because it affirms that they are valued and respected for their service to our country and as members of the college community.” Donohue is dedicated to the reintegration of military veterans into civilian society, according to a…
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The workshop is less by Philadelphia-area musician Robin Haffley.
Philadelphia area musician and music educator Robin Haffley will conduct Montgomery County Community College’s inaugural summer jazz workshop Mondays and Wednesday evenings through June 29 in Blue Bell. Based on MCCC’s “MUS 160” course, which is offered in the fall and spring semesters, the workshop is open to all wind instrument players (including trumpet, sax, flute, trombone), guitar and bass players, keyboard players, and drummers. Most participants will bring their own instruments (drum set and keyboard will be provided). Jazz experience is not necessary, but participants must be able to read music. Haffley said in an e-mail interview that MUS 160 was designed and developed as a course that would eventually evolve into a big band, …
Friday, May 20, 2011
Jill Biden and MCCC student Antonio Marrero address graduates.
Montgomery County Community College celebrated the largest graduating class in the history of the school, graduating 1,432 students during the college’s 44th commencement ceremony, held at the Valley Forge Convention Center. The students are diverse, ranging in age from 18 to 68, with 33 international students, 46 veterans and nine active members of the military. There were also 19 graduates who completed their degrees entirely online, 26 in the honors program, 71 who were named to the Who’s Who of American Junior Colleges, and 27 who had a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The student speaker for the night, Antonio Marrero, took a break from his education to join the U.S. Marines and returned to MCCC in 2009 to complete his degree in …