Outstanding Professors Receive Awards for Teaching, Scholarship
Three outstanding professors at MCC 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.
Student Researches Water Quality, Earns Scholarship
Rachel Mahoney was used to getting nothing but “A”s in all her classes, so when she started in Microbiology in September, it was a rude awakening. A “B” was looming on the horizon. But she was quiet and too shy to speak with her professor. She was also a little overwhelmed, balancing a full load of classes and working two jobs: one at a restaurant and another as a peer mentor at MCC.
West Hall Earns Gold LEED Status as Environmentally Sound
West Hall, the new enrollment services center at Middlesex County College, has earned a LEED® gold rating from the United States Green Building Council, signifying its 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 measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.