Larry McKonkey Visits MxCC

Larry McKonkey Visits MxCC

Larry McConkey, world renowned steadicam operator demonstrating to students in the Center For New Media More »

Center For New Media Opens

Center For New Media Opens

Mayor Dan Drew of Middletown spoke to members of the Middlesex community at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Center For New Media. The college received a 2.5 million dollar federal grant to renovate our media facilities and programs to better prepare students for careers in new media areas. More »

The Pavilion in Founders Hall Opens

The Pavilion in Founders Hall Opens

The new Pavilion expansion of Founder\\\\\\\'s Hall opened in February 2015. The pavilion adds much needed interior open space to campus and embraces the natural beauty of the surroundings with inspiring views through large open glass windows. More »

Middletown Music Festival Rocks Campus

Middletown Music Festival Rocks Campus

The 3rd Annual Middletown Music Festival, co-sponsored by MxCC, has been scheduled for this summer during the second weekend of August. This year\\\\\\\'s festival will expand to two days and feature many more musicians and groups than last year. The festival features local groups from the greater Middletown area. More »

Learning Communities Promote Collaboration

Learning Communities Promote Collaboration

Middlesex students have been experiencing several new approaches to learning basic skills in English and Math this year, including new versions of structured learning communities. The communities help support students efforts by building stronger relations with fellow students through common courses and activities. More »

Students Like new Production Classrooms

Students Like new Production Classrooms

Several new production classrooms were opened this year as part of the Center For New Media. More »

MxCC Awards Honor Outstanding Students

MxCC Awards Honor Outstanding Students

Each year MxCC faculty select the most outstanding students from each program and academic area. Pictured are students who received academic awards in 2014. This year\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s award ceremony is scheduled for Friday, April 24. More »


Promoting Environmental Awareness: The Rockfall Foundation

Rockfall Foundation

By Mary Hunnicutt With prevailing environmental issues at the utmost of people’s concerns, many believe it is a time for action and awareness like never before. For Middletown’s Rockfall Foundation, this has been the central focus since 1935. The private,

Everyone Needs Net Neutrality, Especially Those Who Don’t Know They Do

A senior woman holding an Internet sign

By Matthew Lang Sottile If you don’t know what net neutrality is, then you need it more than anyone. The fact that I need to write an explainer about what those two words mean is the most critical demonstration that

Karaoke Night at Middlesex Community College

Karaoke Night

Karla Santos As the spring semester got closer to its end, students were mainly getting ready for finals. And to relieve some stress, on Wednesday, April 29, Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society club from Middlesex Community College, hosted a karaoke

Local Kids’ Korner Site Prepares for Upcoming Talent Show

Kids Korner

Aisling O’Grady Wesley Elementary School’s Kid’s Korner site has quite the act planned for the 2015 talent show. Each year, all 12 Northern Middlesex YMCA Kids’ Korner sites come together and put on this show for the public. The show

Local Organization Makes Their Mark on Ending Homelessness

St Vincent

Amy White The motto at the ministry of St. Vincent de Paul Middletown is, “Meeting needs, offering hope.”  The needs of the homeless are great in Middlesex County and hope can be found through the meals, food, shelter, and housing

MxCC Director of Admissions in Castle Craig Players Comedy

Players Comedy

By Hilary Rolstone Middlesex Community College students and faculty saw a familiar face onstage at the Castle Craig Players production of Murder on the S.S. Amore in Meriden. Gayle Barrett, director of admissions at Middlesex, returned to the Castle Craig

First Annual Academic Convivium Held on Campus

by Michele Haynes Students shared their academic research and findings with the college and community exhibiting more than research, data and conclusions. Middlesex Community College held its first annual Academic Convivium on Friday, April 24. Nineteen projects on diverse topics

Mass Surveillance: The Clash Between Freedom and Security


By Mary Hunnicutt Technology has brought forward a lot over the past several decades, but is it beginning compromise certain aspects of our lives? The emergence of what some mistake for as a “necessary counter-terrorist strategy” — mass surveillance —

It’s an Ugly Free-for-All

It’s an ugly free-for-all 2

By Michele Haynes No one’s message is getting through because it’s a mess. It is Middlesex Community College’s bulletin board system — layers of messy postings, many remaining from last semester and some posted years ago. “I found a scholarship

Class act: Colts QB is the Best in the Game

andrew luck

By Sara Briggs The National Football League is the most popular professional sport in the United States of America. Some of the most iconic athletes of all time have suited up, taken the field, and embarked on the ultimate journey.