Category Archives: News Releases

Middlesex County College Professor Honored for Playwriting

Middlesex County College Professor and playwright Benjamin V. Marshall was recently honored twice: he received the Wagner College Stanley Award for Drama and a fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts. The Stanley Award was presented for his brilliant play, “Incident at Willow Creek,” about an African-American professor agonizing over the gun issue. […]


7 Middlesex County College Wrestlers Going to Nationals

Seven Middlesex County College wrestlers will be participating in the National Tournament at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs Iowa Feb. 23-24. MCC earned the honor by finishing third in the Districts and second in Region 19. The seven are: Mohammad Dhillo (Carteret), Devin Jefferson (Rahway), Xavier Jenkins (Parlin), Edwin Aguilera (New Brunswick), Nickolas […]


New Middlesex County College Buildings Honored with Gold LEED Status as Environmentally Friendly

Middlesex County College’s two newest buildings, South Hall and West Hall, have earned gold LEED® ratings from the United States Green Building Council, signifying their environmental attributes. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized mark of excellence that provides building owners with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and […]


Middlesex County College Student Named National Honor Society Coca-Cola Leader of Promise

MCC student Katsiaryna Sikorskaya is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 National Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in Associate Degree programs. Scholars are also encouraged to assume […]


Middlesex County College and Georgian Court University Sign Transfer Agreement

Officials from Middlesex County College and Georgian Court University have signed a dual admissions agreement that will allow MCC graduates to transfer to GCU seamlessly and at a discounted tuition rate. “The dual degree agreement creates pathways for MCC graduates in nearly all of our degree programs to transfer to bachelor’s degree programs at Georgian […]


Middlesex County College Prof Again Translates Sicilian Author

Her name is Fasma, and she is a fictional character in one of Luigi Capuana’s novellas. She is buying a ticket for a train trip in 19th century Italy, and is noticed by the narrator of the story. He is fascinated by her; they meet on the train and discover they are both searching for […]



Outstanding Middlesex County College Professors Receive Awards for Teaching, Scholarship

 Three outstanding professors at Middlesex County College were recently honored: Shirley Wachtel, professor of English, was selected as the 2017 Faculty Scholar; Kathy Shay, of the Mathematics Department, received the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award; and Sara Blomquist, of the English Department, received the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Part Time Award. “Dr. Wachtel approaches her […]


Clemente Named GSAC Player of the Week

Nicholas Clemente from Middlesex County College has been named the Garden State Athletic Conference Division III baseball player of the week. Clemente finished last week going 4 for 14 at the plate with a double, triple, home run, five RBIs, and five runs scored. On the mound, the freshman righty earned a complete game victory against […]


Diverse Offerings Grace Middlesex County College’s Black History Month Program

Middlesex County College will offer a diverse program to celebrate Black History Month in February. Except where noted, all are free and open to the public. “The goal of this year’s Black History Month calendar of events is to not only reflect on, but also celebrate the contributions that African Americans have made to different areas […]