“Monroe Community College provides students with guided educational pathways that can lead them anywhere from Yale to NASA. Our structured transfer partnerships provide students with connections to over 125 different universities each year. Our demand-driven, innovative workforce education models are built on labor market information and meaningful collaborations with employers so that students earn for what they learn. MCC’s robust partnerships and national and regional engagement with school districts, government agencies, and foundations have created a comprehensive approach to education that supports our from cradle to career: building college readiness through summer enrichment programs and early college high schools, increasing student completion by addressing financial and food insecurity, and connecting graduates to jobs that pay today and create career pathways tomorrow.” — Anne M. Kress, Ph.D., president of Monroe Community College
Name of College: Monroe Community College
City and State: Rochester, New York
College president: Anne M. Kress, Ph.D.
Type of College: Public
Campus Setting: Urban/Suburb
Year Established: 1961
Board Chair: Barbara P. Lovenheim, Ph.D.
Governing Board Website: http://www.monroecc.edu/depts/trustees/board-members/
2016 Fall credit enrollment: 12,907
Interesting facts about Howard Community College
- Monroe Community College (MCC) is named one of the most innovative U.S. colleges for adult learners by Washington Monthly magazine.
- MCC is the first school in the U.S. to create an associate in applied science degree program for educating and training optics technicians. Today, MCC’s program continues to serve students throughout Greater Rochester, site of the nation’s photonics hub.
- Every police recruit from every community police agency in town goes through MCC’s police academy and they return for training throughout their careers.
- MCC is among the largest providers of online courses in the State University of New York system.