Montgomery County Community College

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Montgomery County Community College
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Motto Think big.
Type Public community college
Established 1964
Endowment $1.2 million
President Dr. James Linksz
Provost Dr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez
Academic staff
181 full-time; 574 part-time[1]
Students 12,805[2]
Undergraduates 12,805
Location Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Blue Bell (Central campus)
Pottstown
Colors Maroon & White
         
Nickname Mustangs
Affiliations NJCAA - Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference
PCAA
Website MC3.edu
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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.[3]

History[edit]

The college was founded in 1964 and offered classes from its campus in Conshohocken. In 1972, the school relocated to its 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.[4]

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. ^ Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA
  2. ^ Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA
  3. ^ "Institution Directory". Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  4. ^ 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. 

External links[edit]

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