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 »

 

Pi Day Attended by Devotees and Detractors

Adrien Maslin, Dean of Students, recites an original poem extoling the virtues of Pi. Photo credit: Michele Haynes

By Michele Haynes An odd kind of mathematical observance took place yesterday at Middlesex Community College. Pi Day, observed on the 12th at the college, saw attendees eating pie while being entertained by a math professor and two deans. Some

MxCC Honors Student: One Step Closer to Dream of Becoming an Educator

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By Aisling O’Grady Last fall, Middlesex Community College began its first Honors Program. Nineteen students who showed great achievement in high school were inducted. One of these inductees was Middletown’s very own Kendel Souza. Souza’s dream is to become an

Center for Civic Engagement Connects Students to their World

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By Michele Haynes In a time of budget cuts and uncertainty in Connecticut higher education, one professor spearheads the drive to create a center that connects students with the real world. The Center for Civic Engagement translates Middlesex Community College’s

Highlights of Middletown: The Buttonwood Tree

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By Mary Hunnicutt Yoga classes, jazz performances and wisdom speeches — these are among the many ways in which non-profit organization, The Buttonwood Tree, fulfills its mission. Situated in the heart of Middletown,Conn., it has sought out to color people’s lives since

The Flying Horse Mends Its Wings: How a Newspaper Finds its Place in a 21st Century College Communi

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By Matthew Lang Sottile A hundred years ago, newspapers likely played a major role in the lives of anyone who could read. People would sit and read them every morning because they trusted and relied on these papers to fill

Every Second Counts When Fighting Fires: Public Encouraged to Shovel Out Fire Hydrants

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By Hilary Rolstone  Due to a month of record-breaking cold and snow, the Meriden Fire Department has added shoveling out the city’s fire hydrants to their already busy workload. The Hartford Courant reported that Feb. 2015, was the coldest month

Ambitions of the Recently Elected President of S.P.E.A.K

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By Amy White When people speak, Hunter Spitale listens, and that is exactly why he was recently elected as president of the S.P.E.A.K club at Middlesex Community College. Spitale has been attending MxCC since the fall of 2012 and has

New Flying Horse Website

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The Flying Horse is working on an exciting new web site.  We are also planning to expand our digital offerings and coverage.  This will include new multimedia offerings, video, social media connections, mobile devices, and discussions forums, among other .