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 »


What it means to be Muslim in America


By Bianca Cerio Crisis after crisis has stricken Syria, leaving approximately 4.2 million individuals seeking asylum from the danger, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR.) After the recent events in Paris, political tension has risen in

MxCC Martial Arts Club fundraiser


By Kyle Ouellette The Middlesex Community College Martial Arts Club held its first fundraiser on Dec. 2. Officers and members of the club collaborated to plan and hold a fundraiser in which they sold ice cream and hot chocolate to

National Federation of the Blind holds annual state convention


By Angela Angulo The National Federation of the Blind celebrated their 75th anniversary and their Connecticut affiliate held their 44th annual state convention in New London in November. From Nov. 6 through Nov. 8, the annual convention consisted of several

64 cents well spent


By Cobi O’Connell With the ever-rising cost of cable bills, you may not notice all the small charges that are added on every month, but one affects a constitutional right of yours. Sure, there are some common additions include a

Stop the budget cuts to the disabled

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By Christopher Thompson This year,  Gov. Dannel Malloy has been proposing cuts at a whopping total of $103 million, $16 million of which are to be cut from Social Services. According to the CT Mirror, Malloy’s budget proposal, which he

Senior coordinating director of ESPN offers advice to students


By Austin Porter When Aaron Coleman was a teenager in Florida, he took a course called TV Program because he thought it would be an easy A for him. What he didn’t know was that he would soon grow passionate

Councilwoman proclaims SPEAK week


Kyle Ouellette City of Middletown Councilwoman Deborah Kleckowski presented an official proclamation to mark SPEAK Week at Middlesex Community College. The week of Oct. 23 to Oct. 30 was SPEAK Week at MxCC and it has been made official by Kleckowski

Department of Veterans’ Affairs commissioner visits MxCC


By Cobi O’Connell Middlesex Community College’s Veterans Services have garnered attention from state officials. On Nov. 5, Sean Connolly, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs, visited MxCC’s Veterans Operation Academic Support for Incoming Service Members (OASIS) center. The

Not a history of Mike

Matt Kevorkian

By Kyle Ouellette The Not Mikes are a Meriden-based rock group consisting of Zach Fontanez and Middlesex students Matt Kevorkian and Tim Butterfield. The band was formed when Kevorkian and Fontanez, both 20 now, decided to play blues music as a

Opportunities abound for Middlesex Community College human services students

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By Christopher Thompson Middlesex Community College students who are looking for social work or human services internship opportunities might be able to achieve such at Ability Beyond. Instead of seeking out situations on their own, students can simply apply for an