Carnegie Foundation's multiyear Community Engagement
Classification, which recognizes the college's
Massachusetts community colleges to receive this distinction.
connect with the communities we serve," said Carina Self, Assistant Dean of
Social Sciences and Service-Learning. "We are thrilled to be among a small
group of community colleges that have been through this process twice and
hope we can continue to serve as a resource to other colleges as they grow
their community-engagement initiatives."
Community Service Honor Roll. The college has been named to the Honor Roll
every year since its launch in 2006.
Parker Foundation to support collaboration with the Lowell Public Schools (LPS)
to foster and preserve Cambodian classical music.
Education. "It will increase professional development to K-12 LPS music faculty,
train local folk musicians in the traditional Cambodian style, and introduce
Cambodian classical music to middle and high school students and the greater
graduate-level training program, supported by the Lowell Teacher Academy.
Instruction is provided by master musician Song Heng and Lowell Music
Teacher Rita Green, who participated in an MCC Fulbright-Hays study
abroad project in Cambodia.
support the music instruction. Teachers who complete the training will be
required to develop curriculum to integrate Cambodian classical music into
the 2014 Best of Phlebotomy Education Award by
looking for phlebotomy training and jobs, PhlebotomyTrainingSpot.com
(http://www.phlebotomytrainingspot.com) recognizes the top
phlebotomy programs across the U.S.
Suzanne McHale, Program Coordinator for MCC's Academy of Health
Professions. "Our Phlebotomy Certificate Program trains students to become
We hold our students to the highest standards of the field."
offers short-term training and college-credit courses that prepare students for
careers in entry-level health care.
Advisory Board and other special veterans services, the
college has been designated a Top School in the 2015
Maryanne Mungovan, Director of Multicultural and Veterans Affairs. "And that
number continues to grow. This award recognizes all the work Middlesex does
to create a welcoming environment for our student veterans."
institutions nationwide based on their military culture, financial aid, flexibility,
on-campus support, and online support services. For more information, visit:
School, last fall more than 100 Middlesex students participated in a variety of
STEM education and Service-Learning projects with students in pre-K through
technology-, engineering- and math-focused classroom projects, lessons
and field trips for Bartlett students. Projects included a field trip to an MCC
chemistry lab for Bartlett's Science Club, in-class lessons in magnets, forces and
planets, water pollution, and dental hygiene, and food-science projects focusing
is profound," said Elena Bilodeau, MCC/Bartlett Service-Learning liaison.
"Middlesex students are able to develop their personal and professional skills
by creating and supporting educational lessons and programs with an emphasis
on increasing Bartlett student interest in STEM fields."