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November 2013

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Virgil Blanco, professor of ESL/Languages and Culture, was elected vice president of Fulbright New Jersey, a chapter of the National Fulbright program. It is an organization for American academics who have received a Fulbright award and for those who are presently on a Fulbright award from overseas. At the organization's October meeting, he also spoke about Spanish culture and the differences between the various Spanish-speaking countries.

Scholarship Office Provides Friendly Aid Process
Students seeking scholarship help at MCC can turn to an office unique to community colleges in the state. The Scholarships Office assists students with the process and also the evaluators judging their requests.

PTK Completion Project Hosts Transfer Fair
The MCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently held a transfer fair as part of kickoff week for the Community College Completion Challenge (called C4).

MCC Plans 2 New Buildings for Spring of 2016
Two new College buildings – the Center for Student Services and an academic science building that will be called South Hall – are scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. The center will provide a revolutionary process for enrolling students and the new science building will provide state-of-the-art classrooms and labs.