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Mineral Area College Celebrates the Positive

(Park Hills) The Mineral Area College Board of Curators met today and reviewed a number of positive developments from the Park Hills campus. MAC President Dr. Joe Gilgour informed the board that the college met all five of the performance measures set by the state…

Angela Erickson gave a report on the MAC nursing programs. She says the programs have increased their retention from 81% to 94% in the associate degree program and from 69% to 90% for the LPN side. Dr. Gilgour says it’s one of many fine programs at the college…

Dean of Students Julie Sheets reported that so far the spring semester has enrolled a few less students, but those students are enrolling for more hours for a net positive.

Music teacher Dr. Kevin White was presented the Champion of Excellence Award for all that he does in the community such as the Baby Boomer concerts and the history of country music concerts this year…

 

The classified staff also presented a check for nearly $900 to the Family Violence Council. The money came from fundraisers they organized and held…

There are some big plans for Mineral Area College in the next few years. One of those plans involves the center for excellence that will provide career and technical training. Dr. Joe Gilgour elaborates…

The timeline on this project is dependent on funding and the various grants available to the college. The other possibility is for the Unitec Career Center moving from the North County campus to the MAC campus in Park Hills…

Kevin Thurman also announced that the foundation would hold a trivia night on January 24th at the Bob Sechrest Fielhouse.

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