Each year more than 6, area residents enroll in credit and credit-free courses, seminars and workshops, as well as participate in the many cultural activities and special educational services offered through this division. Gannon Continuing Education Center. It works closely with business and industry, as well as agencies and school districts, to provide both credit and credit-free, on-campus or on-site instructional programs for employers. Popular training areas include manufacturing and technology, computer skills and applications, presentation skills, basic skills, English as a second language, management and supervisory skills and Lean business enterprises.
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Professors are on average good; some are passionate about what they do, while others probably aren't cut out to teach, though they do weed out poor teachers quickly. Overall, you will learn everything you need to either advance your college career, or enhance your current school. However, as a community college, there is no living on campus, no parties, and no sporting events. Also, student life is somewhat subdued, there are plenty of clubs, if you do want to get involved. It is very affordable, and very safe, since the school has a legitimate police station on campus, the crime rate is as close to zero as it can get, people even hand in cash that they find that people have dropped. Everyone is very friendly, and you really get out of it what you put in. If you're looking for a great community college, then MCC is the place for you!
Founded in , it is the third-oldest of the twelve community colleges governed by the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system CSCU and has graduated more than 23, students since the first class in MCC is the largest of the state's community colleges, serving more than 15, students a year, with nearly 6, undergraduate students in credit programs, and more than 7, credit-free and 2, credit extension students each year. Truman Scholarship Foundation due to its "remarkable history of nurturing and encouraging students' academic and intellectual abilities and motivation. There are multiple reasons for this, including the college's reputation in specialized programs such as the culinary arts and criminal justice ; cross-registration from students attending other colleges, such as the University of Hartford , University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford and Central Connecticut State University in New Britain ; and the fact that the Town of Manchester borders Tolland County , the only county in Connecticut not to have a community college of its own. The MCC campus is situated on acres 0.
MCC offers a variety of fully online, hybrid and computer-assisted courses that enable anytime, anywhere access to class materials and enhance engaged learning. Online learning is provided through Blackboard, an electronic environment that includes a grade book, discussion board and Web-based access to course materials. These materials may range from simple text files and Web links to PowerPoint presentations, audio files, videos and simulations. The faculty at MCC is composed of experienced educators who are known for providing individual guidance.