Category Archives: News Releases

Middlesex County College in Top Tier of Schools for Military Veterans

Middlesex County College is one of the most veteran-friendly colleges in the United States, according to Military Times, which surveyed services, success rates and other factors in making the determination. MCC is listed as the fifth best community college in the nation and the best in New Jersey. Military Times publishes magazines for members in […]


Middlesex County College to Offer Intro to Teaching Profession for Career-Changers

The New Pathways to Teaching program has been created to allow individuals who have not completed a traditional teacher-training program the opportunity to become teachers through the New Jersey alternate route system. There will be an information session at Middlesex County College on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Crabiel Hall on the Edison campus to […]


12 Ophelias: A modern take on Shakespeare, to be performed at Middlesex County College

12 Ophelias, a contemporary look at Shakespeare’s Ophelia, will be performed at Middlesex County College November 20-22 at 8 p.m. and November 23 at 2 p.m. It is written by Caridad Svich. “MCC’s Production is a modern-day blend of the mythic, tragic and immediate with its elaborate set design filled with a playground-like landscape of […]


Plus 50 Career Workshops Scheduled at Middlesex County College

A series of three workshops designed for those age 50 and up seeking to retool for a new career will be held at Middlesex County College this fall. The workshops are free and open to the public; they will be held in the Amboy Room in Crabiel Hall, on the Edison campus. “Encore careers allow […]


Middlesex County College to Offer Saturday Hours on December 6

Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, December 6, 2014. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. The College is located at 2600 Woodbridge Ave. in Edison. “This is a convenience for adult students and others who might work […]


Middlesex County College Breaks Ground on New Science Lab Building

Middlesex County College held its second ceremonial groundbreaking in 30 days as it celebrated the start of construction for South Hall, which will be a state-of-the-art science laboratory building. From left: Praful Raja, Robert Oras and Eileen Palumbo, Board of Trustees; Brian Daugherty, chair of the MCC Foundation; Freeholder Blanquita Valenti; State Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin […]


MCC Joins Habitat for Humanity Build

Students from the Middlesex County College Veterans and Servicemembers Association, and Democracy House, the College’s service-learning program, recently spent a day assisting Habitat for Humanity in building a home for a family in Perth Amboy. Here, Dwayla Carty, left, a member of Democracy House, drills a hole with assistance from Christopher Pellegrino, a Navy Veteran […]


Middlesex County College to Offer Saturday Hours on October 25

Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. The College is located at 2600 Woodbridge Ave. in Edison. “This is a convenience for adult students and others who might work […]


Middlesex County College President Receives Alumni Award from SUNY Oneonta

Middlesex County College President Joann La Perla-Morales (left) received a SUNY Oneonta Alumni of Distinction award in September. The Oneonta Alumni Association presented these awards in recognition of the college’s 125th anniversary. The Alumni Association honored alumni who “have distinguished themselves through their careers, their service to their communities and their commitment to our college.” […]


West Hall Construction to Begin: Groundbreaking Held Sept. 24

Middlesex County College held a groundbreaking to kick off construction on one of two new buildings scheduled for completion in 2016. West Hall, which will consolidate enrollment services, was introduced at the groundbreaking September 24, 2014. Scheduled to open in the spring of 2016, the two-story building will transform student enrollment procedures. “Thank you for […]