College News


McLennan Community College is a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students making great accomplishments and impacts in many aspects of society. The College is proud to highlight these recent announcements.

In The News 2023-24

A most cuddly breed of Kat -- Highlanders benefiting from Reyes' upbeat attitude, high-level play

McLennan Community College returns to NJCAA World Series

MCC softball lands top seed for World Series, will play first game Tuesday

McLennan 4th team to qualify for JUCO

Texas Tech, McLennan Community College announce academic collaboration

McLennan Community College's Cameron House and Courtyard to be rebuilt

MCC Board to discuss Freedom of Expression Policy

Stay on the academic grind: Take summer classes

All-female "Wolves" explores pack dynamics at McLennan Theatre

MCC, Tarleton State launch dual admission program

Solar Eclipse No Sun Day Fun Day Edition

Remarkable Women: Susan Copeland

Gov. Abbott announces over $713,000 in Career Training Grants to three Texas schools

McLennan Theatre's "Into the Woods" revisits Sondheim after long spell

Meet the Community Colleges That New America Will Be Partnering with to Understand Child Care Access for Student Parents and Single Mothers

Meet the Austin woman breaking stereotypes as a Black female auctioneer

Local college tuition goes down for dual enrollment students 

Glass recycling rises again in Greater Waco

Texas Tech, MCC announce academic collaboration

Texas community colleges get big funding change

Choosing a different college path can ultimately lead to the same dream

New cybersecurity research and training facility opens in Texas

Waco-area news briefs: 'A Christmas Carol'

Back to the classics: Baylor, MCC stage Chekhov, Dickens

For Reading Blues Fest headliner Ruthie Foster, it's "Healing Time"

MCC baseball players give back by reading with Hillcrest Elementary schools

24 hours of gaming

How rock music freed the Czech Republic: Lecture demonstrates musical resistance to oppression

Work on $7.8 million Cameron Hall gets MCC approval

Central Texas Choral Society, MCC orchestra to perform Durufle Requiem

Heart of Texas Readers' Choice 2023: Here are the winners

Wild Chimps Shown to Undergo Menopause for the First Time

Deal improves MCC pipeline to Tarleton four-year program

Come for the Dr. Pepper float, Stay for the Civil Rights History

McLennan Theatre murder-mystery play puts hoot in whodunit

Tarleton State, MCC create Dual Admissions Transfer Program

Waco ISD receives grant to fund firefighter program for students

Walk for the Homeless provides introduction to Waco resources for homeless community

New cybersecurity research and training facility opens in Texas

Waco appellate court takes hearings to MCC for real-world lesson

Longtime elementary school custodian becomes teacher at the same school after earning her GED

Author Os Guinness opens Ken Starr lecture series Wednesday

Baylor boots up $3.5M cybersecurity lab in partnership with MCC

2024 Press Releases

MCC to welcome Mark Harmsen as Vice President of Finance and Administration

Tarleton State Waco adds new degree offerings

MCC accepting Occupational Therapy Assistant program applications through June 17

MCC accepting Veterinary Technology & Veterinary Assistant program applications through June 17

MCC closing May 27 for Memorial Day Holiday

MCC awarded Title V grant funding

MCC Foundation accepting scholarship applications for 2024-25 academic year

MCC commencement ceremonies set for May 4

MCC named among Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges

MCC & Tarleton State launch MCC-to-Tarleton program

MCC professor joins Chilton ISD podcast

MCC hosting Spring Scholar Day April 19

MCC hosting Visit Day en Español April 27

MCC celebrating Community College Month

MCC hosting One Day Registration April 20

Community Day at Highlander Ranch is April 20

Registration now open for MCC’s summer & fall courses

Nominations being accepted for MCC Distinguished Alumni, Distinguished Leader Awards

MCC hosting Career Fair April 10

MCC operating remotely April 8

MCC closing March 29-30 for Spring Holiday

MCC hosting Business Educational Assistance Partnership Webinar

MCC holding Spring Professional Development Day Feb. 16

MCC recognizes Fall 2023 honors students

“Into the Woods” featured at Feb. 22 Hearts in the Arts Gala

MCC professor selected for NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program

MCC offering online assistance for prospective and current students

MCC to close Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MCC accepting applications for Board of Trustee for District 7 position

Registration ongoing for Spring Second 8-Week courses at MCC