October Martin Messenger released
The October edition of the Martin Messenger
has been released. See it now
Price decides once wasn't enough
Martin County native, Daniel Price, has decided to return to the college, where he will
primarily serve as a mathematics instructor. He will also administer
the Completion by Design
program. Price is coming from the Martin County
Schools system, where he was the system's first
mathematics coach in fifteen years.
State Employees' Credit Union awards $5,000 scholarships
State Employees' Credit Union members, through
the member-funded SECU Foundation, presented $5,000
scholarships to Kristi Godley of Williamston and David
Birdo from Plymouth, for attendance to MCC. SECU local Advisory Board
member Dempsey Bond commented, "My fellow SECU
members and I are dedicated to helping North Carolina students
succeed in their pursuit of higher education."
Parker plucked as new welding instructor
Jarvis Parker recently joined the college faculty. He will be teaching welding courses
to Bertie High School students
enrolled in the "Industrial System
Technology Career and College
Promise Pathway" certificate program --
as well as to students enrolled in
night classes at the college. Parker comes to MCC from the Hertford
County Schools system.
Annual security report available
The college's annual security report
is now available. This report
is required by federal law and contains
policy statements and
crime statistics for the college. Take a look
College records 20% enrollment increase
Preliminary head-count numbers for the College's fall semester indicate an approximate twenty percent (20%) increase
over the Fall 2014 numbers. Many of the new students are from NERSBA
(North East Regional School for Biotechnology and Agriscience) in Jamesville, as well as students from Martin County High Schools and the Bertie Early College High
Green chosen to lead Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Maureen Green is the new Director
of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
for the College. She was previously
the College’s Academic Skills Coordinator. Green started
her new duties on August 12.
New job opportunities at MCC
Ready for an exciting, challenging career at a fast-paced college? Check out MCC's current employment opportunities
for the latest on how you can serve the college and your community.
Larry Johnson joins college as Fire-Training Coordinator
Larry Johnson has accepted a position to serve as the college's new Fire-Training Coordinator. Johnson comes to the college with thirty years of experience as a firefighter. He has also worked for the city of Rocky Mount fire
department and as a Battalion Chief in the Operations Division.
Naomi Roberts wins patients' choice award
Naomi Roberts, Emergency Room RN at Martin General Hospital and Nurse-Aid Instructor for the college, was presented with the hospital's annual Patient Choice
Award on June 1. Among the comments submitted with her nominations: "compassionate, efficient, dedicated, thorough, encouraging, always willing to help, goes above and beyond the call of duty, and the best nurse ever!"
Roberts has worked for the hospital for 15 years and has trained Nurse Aids at MCC for five years.
NC Volunteer Fireman's Association supports MCC
A regional chapter of the NC Volunteer Fireman's Association met on the campus of MCC on June 25. Immediately following their meeting, the group's president, Mr. William Harkley, and other member's of the organization, presented MCC's Director of Basic Skills, Jeri Griffin, with a generous gift of $1,200. The money will be used to pay for GED testing fees which, over the past year, have increased from $35 to $104, making it impossible for many to obtain their high-school equivalency credential.