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Profiles
MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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S LOWELL CAMPUS
Lowell Campus Library dedicated to
Evan Dobelle, MCC's second president
Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter
School purchases the Pollard Building
Federal Building dedicated to Lowell-area
Congressman F. Bradford Morse
Lowell campus opens in September in
temporary location: Wannalancit Mills
Building (392 students enrolled)
Lowell Middlesex Academy founded
(college-community partnership
program for Lowell-area high
school dropouts or those at risk
of dropping out)
State Legislature approves $36.4 million
bond measure to build permanent MCC
campuses in Lowell & Bedford
1988
1987
1989
1991
Permanent Lowell campus opens in
former Wang Corporate Education Center
MCC Board of Trustees votes to purchase
Middle Street properties for Health,
Science & Technology Center
Newly redecorated John Nesmith House
opens as a Designer Showhouse
Park bench on the Lowell campus
dedicated to Ed McMahon, Johnny
Carson's longtime `Tonight Show'
sidekick and Lowell native
1993
MCC Foundation purchases and renovates
Lowell's historic John Nesmith House
Dental Hygiene Program relocates from
Bedford's VA Hospital to the Lowell campus
Health, Science & Technology Center opens
Lowell's historic Federal Building
acquired from U.S. government
Lowell Middlesex Academy becomes
Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School,
one of the first charter schools in the state
The B.R.I.D.G.E. Program opens
(alternative middle school for at-risk
Lowell Public Schools students)
1994
1995
1996
Lowell Small Business Assistance
Center opens
Lowell Connections Program founded
(MCC-UMass Lowell partnership program)
1998
1997
AT THE DAVID J. MCHUGH ALTERNATIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL
BEGINNINGS RESPECT INDEPENDENCE DIVERSITY
Federal Building opens on Lowell campus
Margaret H. Marshall, chief justice of
the Massachusetts Supreme
Judicial Court, officiates
Lowell Police Academy moves
to MCC's Lowell campus
2004
Historic Boston & Maine Railroad
Depot Building acquired from
Lowell National Historical Park
Downtown Lowell's Derby Park
Culture Garden dedicated
2008
2007
2010
2011
MCC Lowell Campus turns 25
2012