Category Archives: News Releases

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 […]

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 […]