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New scholarship will help students, honor MCC employee who “made the world a better place”

The memory of a Mohave Community College employee will live on, through a scholarship set up in her name. Barbara Nelson-Simpson was the assistant to the college dean at MCC’s Bullhead City campus.  She bravely fought the cancer that took her life in the summer of 2016.  Barbara Nelson-Simpson with one of her four grandchildren Read more about New scholarship will help students, honor MCC employee who “made the world a better place”[…]
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CC to give outstanding graduates $10,000 cash thanks to generous donation

One outstanding Mohave Community College graduate will be chosen each year to receive a $10,000 cash award. The Kathy Hodel Outstanding Student Award was first announced Friday at the MCC Board of Governors meeting. MCC is able to provide the award thanks to an endowment set up with a generous donation of $200,000 from Dr. Read more about CC to give outstanding graduates $10,000 cash thanks to generous donation[…]
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Mohave Community College graduate follows his heart to nursing

From Reporter David Louis, Today’s News Herald in Lake Havasu City With two bachelors’ degrees from Northern Arizona University in hand – one in psychology and one in public relations – you would think that it would be easy for local resident Marshall Knauf to find a job. It wasn’t. But, following the old adage that Read more about Mohave Community College graduate follows his heart to nursing[…]
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MCC Mohave Scholars chosen from each campus

Four Mohave Community College students have been named Mohave Scholars and will each receive $2,000 scholarships.  The scholarships are provided by the Mohave Community College Foundation, and are given to recent high school graduates who excel academically, are enrolled full time at MCC and are giving back to their communities through community service work.  One Read more about MCC Mohave Scholars chosen from each campus[…]
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MCC student receives Harrah’s Laughlin scholarship

  MCC Culinary Student Kristen Delles receives her $5,000 Harrah’s Laughlin scholarship check! So great to have a corporate partner like Harrah’s helping our community. The MCC Culinary program has had many successful graduates, including Harrah’s own Executive Chef Ron Williams and Range Chef Erik Martinez Ochoa.
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Owners of Kingman Daily Miner donate $26K to Mohave Community College Foundation

Kingman Daily Miner – A multi-media company’s family has transformed a long legacy of sharing tennis with their community into a $26,000 gift to Mohave Community College Foundation. The contribution from the Yuma Tennis Association via the Soldwedel family – owners of Western News & Info, Inc. (WNI) – sets up the Daily Miner Scholarship – Read more about Owners of Kingman Daily Miner donate $26K to Mohave Community College Foundation[…]
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MCC Foundation Hosts “White Out” Event to Raise Money for Scholarships

Photo and portions of the story from Brandon Messick, Today’s News Herald   Left, Dan Lara, Foundation Executive Director, Evie Cistaro, Event Chair, center, accept a donation check from Tim Shugrue, Co-Owner, Shugrue’s Restaurant and Brewery Group   In August Supporters of the Mohave Community College Foundation gathered at Shugrue’s Restaurant in Lake Havasu for the restaurant’s fifth annual “White Out” Read more about MCC Foundation Hosts “White Out” Event to Raise Money for Scholarships[…]
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Mohave CASA Council Creates New MCC Scholarships for Students from Foster Care

The Mohave CASA Council has created a competitive new program to provide students who have been in the foster care system with a scholarship to attend Mohave Community College.  First preference will be given to students pursuing a vocational (e.g., Automotive, Business, Computer Information Systems, Culinary Arts, Fire Science, HVAC, Paralegal, Welding) or allied health Read more about Mohave CASA Council Creates New MCC Scholarships for Students from Foster Care[…]
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Kingman Attorney Creates New Scholarships at MCC

The Law Offices of Shawn B. Hamp has created two new scholarships through the Mohave Community College Foundation — one for Paralegal Studies and the other for Criminal Justice Studies.  These first of their kind scholarships at MCC represent Mr. Hamp’s commitment to supporting educational attainment in Mohave County, stimulating economic prosperity by providing a Read more about Kingman Attorney Creates New Scholarships at MCC[…]
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