Category Archives: News Releases

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 […]

South Hall Science Building Formally Opened; Classes to Start in January

For the second time in less than a month, Middlesex County College formally opened a new building on Friday, Oct. 21. Called South Hall, the two-story, 36,000-square-feet facility includes 14 science labs dedicated to general biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, genetics, microbiology and general science. Classes will begin in January of 2017. “We’re all excited about […]

Middlesex County College Student Speaks on NASA Research at Regional Conference

Danielle Caruso, a Middlesex County College student and recipient of a NASA Space Grant Fellowship award, was selected as the student speaker at the Mid-Atlantic Space Grant Directors meeting, Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at Johns Hopkins University’s Mount Washington Conference Center in Baltimore. Her presentation was titled: “A Look at TLR4 and MyD88 in Glioblastoma Using Immunohistochemistry.” […]

Bridge Program Gives Middlesex County College Students a Jumpstart

A summer program designed to prepare New Brunswick high school graduates for Middlesex County College yielded “phenomenal results,” according to the director of the program. Forty-two successfully completed Phase One of the J&J Summer Bridge Program out of 49 who started in May. That was the highest percentage in the program’s eight-year history. “We added some components to […]

MCC recently recognized the Roosevelt Care Center of Edison for its support of the College’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

Middlesex County College recently recognized the Roosevelt Care Center of Edison for its support of the College’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program. The program, approved by the New Jersey Department of Health, is conducted at Roosevelt Care Center’s Barbara E. Cheung facility. CNA students study patient care and hygiene, anatomy and physiology, and patient safety and nutrition. The […]