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 »


Entrepreneurs discover untapped power of Twitter


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Hospital head tells aspiring business leaders how to succeed

Hospital head tells aspiring business leaders how to succeed_Saya

By Patricia Saya A local executive recently revealed her unlikely path to a top position in corporate healthcare. Linda L. Shanley spoke at University of Hartford’s Corine T. Norgaard Women in Leadership lecture on March 8, 2016. Shanley is vice president and chief

Middlesex Community College’s magic food bus


By Antwan Byrd Middlesex Community College tackles the problem of hunger and food insecurity by implementing the Magic Food Bus in the fall of 2016. The Magic Food Bus was bought by the college and will be used to give out

MxCC Technology Center a valuable campus asset

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By Erin Smith Middlesex Community College has a little known asset that provides free computer tune-ups, malware removal and technological device support to students, faculty and staff. Located in Snow Hall 512, the Technology Center offers free computer repairs, tune-ups,

Students gain unique insights outside the classroom

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By Patricia Saya Local college students are counteracting the rising fear of U.S. governmental privacy invasion. The New York Times Roundtables meet at the Middlesex and Meriden Community College campuses. Participants make connections between their personal lives and current events. The

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


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64 cents well spent


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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