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Celebrating the Legacy of President Carole A. Cowan
College launches MiddleNet, new online registration/
enrollment service
Dr. Cowan named Business Person of the Year,
Billerica Chamber of Commerce
Middlesex is awarded a four-year, $1.3 million TRIO Grant
from the U.S. Department of Education
Six faculty members travel to Cambodia on a U.S. State
Department Fulbright-Hays Group Research Project
MCC Foundation opens
renovated Stoker House as
Middlesex Meetinghouse in
MCC Leadership Management
Institute launched
Middlesex & Salem State College partner to offer bachelor's
degree-completion programs
Women's Educational & Industrial Union names
Dr. Cowan among 125 female leaders who have
used their position, time and resources to benefit
women and families
MCC receives a three-year, $111,000 federal grant from
Learn and Serve America to create the Lowell Civic
Middlesex Community College is selected one of only 13
U.S. community colleges as a model of exemplary civic
engagement by Campus Compact
Federal Building opens on
Lowell campus
Lowell Police Academy moves
to Lowell campus
MCC awarded a $94,000,
two-year grant from the U.S. Department of State to partner
with a South African secondary school to address the high
level of violence that occurs against women in South Africa.
MCC's Program on Homeland Security launched
Middlesex awarded a $145,000, two-year Title VI-A grant
from the U.S. Department of Education to enable faculty
members to teach about the pluralism within Islam
Middlesex Community College, MassBay Community
College, and KeySpan Corporation receive $199,000
Workforce Training Fund Grant (WTF) to train 600
KeySpan technicians and supervisors
MCC Foundation's Annual Fund launched
Middlesex named to President's Higher Education
Community Service Honor Roll (and has been every
year since)
Middlesex is the only community college in the U.S. and
Canada selected to continue as one of 12 Cluster Leaders in
the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and
Learning (CASTL) Institutional Leadership Program
Paul H. Sullivan Leadership
Institute established
Gov. Deval Patrick
appoints MCC President
Carole Cowan to serve
on his Readiness Project Leadership Council
MCC selected to participate in AAC&U's Core Commitments
Leadership Consortium
Lowell's historic Boston & Maine Railroad Depot
Building acquired
Derby Park Culture Garden in Lowell dedicated
Veterans Resource Center established
President Cowan receives Distinguished Citizen
Award from Yankee Clipper Council of Boy Scouts
of America
President Cowan receives Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. Living the Dream Award from Lura Smith
Family Fund
Middlesex receives $190,000 Emergency Management for
Higher Education (EMHE) Grant from the U.S. Department
of Education
Middlesex receives Title III Grant to implement Strategies
for Success: Increasing Achievement, Persistence, Retention
and Engagement from the U.S. Department of Education
MCC partners with UMass Amherst to spur interest in
Information Technology (IT) careers
MCC Fitness Trail Opens
Weekend College begins
Middlesex awarded a $25,000
grant from Civic Ventures
and the MetLife Foundation
to design and implement
program to help adults over
age 50 prepare for "encore careers" in community-college
MCC awarded $90,000 grant from U.S. Department of
Education to develop Online Success Center for Adult
MCC Biotechnology Programs receive Gold Level
designation by the Massachusetts Life Science Education
Middlesex named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs
(and has retained designation since)
MCC awarded a one-year, $85,000 Fulbright-Hays Cambodia
Middlesex chosen by AAC&U to participate
in national student success initiative funded
by MetLife
Middlesex launches entrepreneurship initiative with
technical colleges in Morocco
MCC is selected by AAC&U
and The Democracy
Commitment to take the lead
in a new Bridging Cultures
initiative to promote civic
"The Greening of MCC," a new
geothermal project, is launched on the Bedford campus
MCC collaborates with the Boston Red Sox Foundation and
Massachusetts General Hospital's Home Base program
Middlesex celebrates 20 Years of Service-Learning
State pledges $11 million to turn Boston & Maine Railroad
Depot into an Academic Arts Center on Lowell campus
Health & STEM Pathways Center opens on Lowell campus
MCC awarded two-year, $40,000 grant from National
Endowment for the Arts to support Cambodian Kiln Project
Middlesex opens two new clinical laboratories on the
Lowell campus through a grant from the Massachusetts
Community College & Workforce Development
Transformation Agenda
MCC awarded two new state Vision Project grants
Middlesex and Northern
Essex Community College
sign international-education
articulation agreement with
Bath Spa University (BSU) in
Bath, England
MCC awarded $3 million capital grant to build new
biotechnology facility from Massachusetts Life
Sciences Center
Board of Trustees unanimously votes to name main Lowell
campus building The Dr. Carole A. Cowan Center -- in honor
of her 38 years of service to the college.
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