Montgomery County Community College

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Montgomery County Community College
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MottoMontco Momentum
TypePublic community college
Established1964
Endowment$1.2 million
PresidentDr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez (interim)
ProvostDr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez
Academic staff
181 full-time; 574 part-time[1]
Students12,805[1]
Undergraduates12,805
Location, ,
United States
CampusBlue Bell (Central campus)
Pottstown
ColorsMontco Red & White
         
NicknameMustangs
AffiliationsNJCAA - Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference
PCAA
MascotThe Mustang
Websitemc3.edu
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Montgomery County Community College (MCCC, Montco, or MC3) is a public community college in Blue Bell in 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 its current location in Blue Bell.

Locations[edit]

Central Campus in Blue Bell[edit]

The Central Campus sits on 186 acres in Blue Bell.

West Campus in Pottstown[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]

Municipal Police Academy[edit]

Located in Blue Bell, the Municipal Police Academy is a licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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

Located in Towamencin Township,[4][5] the Culinary Arts Institute was opened in 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA
  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. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  4. ^ Schlegel, Bradley (August 10, 2013). "MCCC's Culinary Arts Institute in Towamencin ready for students". The Reporter. Retrieved April 4, 2020.
  5. ^ Di Domizio, Tony (October 22, 2013). "Culinary Arts Institute Open House in Towamencin Set for Nov. 14". Patch. Retrieved April 4, 2020.

External links[edit]

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