Category Archives: News Releases


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 […]



A MCC student, Julissa Gesumaria was selected to participate in the Governor’s STEM Scholars research project, a program to encourage high school and college students to go into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers.

Ms. Gesumaria, a Biology major, is conducting research on the effects of specific physical activities on brainwaves and cognitive performance. She plans to go into the field of neurology. “Studies suggest that bi-manual coordination, using two hands to complete a task simultaneously, can enhance brain activity,” said Carmo Ferreira, research coordinator at the College who […]


Middlesex County College and East Brunswick Public Schools signed an agreement officially launching the MCC/East Brunswick High School College Pathways program.

This initiative provides East Brunswick High School students the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree by taking college courses while still in high school. At present, more than 450 East Brunswick High School students have registered for 40 classes. Courses include mathematics, English, public speaking, accounting, computer science, natural sciences, history, political science and psychology, […]


Middlesex County College to Offer Free Training in Electro-Mechanical Technology

Middlesex County College will offer a free training program for unemployed and dislocated workers in industrial electro-mechanical technology. The course will teach workers how to operate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain a variety of electro-mechanical systems in a wide variety of machines, including heaters, coolers, furnaces, pumps, compressors, blowers and lathes. An information session, which provides […]



Middlesex County College Again Named as Veteran-Friendly School

Once again, Middlesex County College has been named as one of the most veteran-friendly colleges in the United States, receiving recognition for its service to student-veterans, according to lists developed by three media companies: Military Times, Military Advanced Education, and Victory Media. This is the third year MCC has been named to the Military Times […]