Montgomery County Community College

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Montgomery County Community College
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Location
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
USA
Information
Type Community college
Established 1964
President Dr. Karen A. Stout
Faculty 185 fulltime
Enrolment 13,122 (2013)[1]
Color(s) Maroon & Silver
Mascot Mustangs
Newspaper Montgazette
Website

Montgomery County Community College also known as 'MCCC', 'MontCo,' or 'MC3' is a two year, community college located in Blue Bell, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. MCCC also has two satellite campuses; 'West', campus in Pottstown, and 'Culinary Arts Institute', in Lansdale. MCCC is accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.[2]

History[edit]

The college was founded in 1964 and offered classes from its campus in Conshohocken. In 1972, the school relocated to it's current location.

Locations[edit]

Central Campus[edit]

The Central Campus sits on 186 acres in Blue Bell.

West Campus[edit]

The Pottstown campus includes the North Hall, a 50,000-square-foot (4,600 m2) facility with classrooms, a computer lab and an art gallery. The building was formerly a knitting mill, brewery, and shoe polish factory until its renovation in 2006. It is connected to the South Hall by an underpass that had been filled in since the early 1920s.[3]

Public Safety Training Campus[edit]

The Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus, located in Conshohocken, is a licensed Municipal Police Academy by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Culinary Arts Institute of Montgomery County Community College[edit]

Located in Lansdale

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Navigator". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Institution Directory". Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  3. ^ Ezarik, Melissa (March 2010). "North Hall and Pedestrian Underpass at Montgomery County Community College". University Business (Norwalk, CT: University Media, Inc.) 13 (3): 18. ISSN 1097-6671. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 40°10′25″N 75°16′33″W / 40.1737°N 75.2757°W / 40.1737; -75.2757