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MCTC’s Sustainability Fair

May 1, 2009 City College News 0

The MCTC Sustainability Fair is an annual event hosted by two MCTC student groups: Three-Legged Frog, and Sisters for Social Justice. “It’s all about raising awareness and encouraging conversations among like-minded people,” said Jessica Braun, a 25-year-old MCTC math major and president of Three-Legged Frog.

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MCTC Students Looking For Home

May 1, 2009 City College News 0

Mary Ann Prado has seen about 300 students experiencing homelessness and hunger since she started working as the Director of Resource and Referral Services at MCTC in May 2008. It’s her job to connect with students who are experiencing hunger and homelessness to find services so that they can find or stay in housing and stay fed and clothed.

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Job Fair At MCTC

May 1, 2009 City College News 0

On April 9, MCTC hosted a spring job fair on the second floor of the T Building with the objective of uniting students with employers. Job fairs are prevalent this time of year; companies at the fair described it as “peak season” for the job market. It is also a great time for students to find work due to its proximity to graduation and the end of the school year.

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MCTC’s Prized Asset

April 30, 2009 City College News 0

This past month, MCTC president Phil Davis delivered an address on the state’s staggering budget deficit, and the effects that deficit will have at MCTC. The announced reductions were devastating. “The significant loss in state funds will produce a fundamental shift in the range of programs and services,” Davis said.

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RATE to host MCTC Tech Fair

January 28, 2008 City College News 0

One Monday afternoon I found myself in the cramped quarters of a conference room where Realizing Abilities Through Education’s (RATE) cabinet members continued pushing for more clarity, organizing resources both material and human, temporal and spatial. All this was anticipating the Technology Fair, in planning stages since Fall 2007.

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The Runaway Homeless Youth Act

February 10, 2007 City College News 0

The Runaway Homeless Youth Act is the first federal petition for funding of homeless shelters, clinics and services for homeless youth under 21 years.

The RHYA was voted for by senate in the non budgetary year of 2006, the requested eight million dollars in funding will not be voted on until early spring of this year.

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The H.E.R.B. Club

February 10, 2007 City College News 0

Three students have proposed a new club to the Student Senate that has grown out of the Western Clinical Herbalism program. The Herbal Enrichment for Restoring Balance, or H.E.R.B. Club, hopes to teach students how to grow organic gardens, ways of sustainable living, and alternative medical practices.