24% of New Students at MCC Fail at Least One Course

A couple of years ago, I heard a story on NPR’s “Fresh Air” about how a Brooklyn community college had increased passage rates significantly by instituting a program called “Success Coaches.” An advisor was assigned to follow individual students through … Continue reading

MCC Board Considering Allowing Students to Help Pay for New Construction

Thursday night, the McHenry County College Board will consider imposing a $10 per credit hour fee to force students to help pay for new and/or improved facilities. Here’s what the minutes of the Committee of the Whole meeting say about … Continue reading

MCC Student Pro-Life “Cemetery of the Innocents” Wednesday

A press release from MCC’s student Pro-Life organization: The Students Supporting the Right to Life to Host the “Cemetery of the Innocents” on Wednesday Who: The Students Supporting the Right to Life at MCC What: The Cemetery of the Innocents: … Continue reading