Middlesex Community College (Connecticut)
Middlesex Community College Established 1966 Type Public Community college President Wilfredo Nieves, Ed.D. Undergraduates 3900 Location Middletown, Connecticut, USA Campus 38 acres (150,000 m2) Rural Website www.mxcc.commnet.edu
The school has an open admissions policy. MxCC has about 3,900 full- and part-time students enrolled. It is a commuter school with no dormitories. Manchester Community College in Manchester, Capital Community College in Hartford and Gateway Community College in New Haven are the nearest of the state's other community colleges.
Along with credit and non credit certificates, the college grants Associate's degrees.
Dr. Anna Wasescha is in her first year as President of MxCC.
MxCC runs a Center for Business and Industry Services (CBIS), which is one of the original centers in the statewide Business and Industry Services Network (BISN). The CBIS provides companies throughout Middlesex County as well as the Meriden and Wallingford areas with customized training and instructional services.
The Middlesex Community College was founded in 1966 as a branch campus of Manchester Community College. MxCC became an independent community college in 1968. Initially the college operated in space rented from the Middletown Public School district and loaned by the Connecticut Valley Hospital. In 1973 the college moved to its present 38-acre (150,000 m2) campus overlooking the Connecticut River Valley in Middletown, Connecticut. In 1998 a branch was opened in Meriden Instruction also takes place in Old Saybrook to make college accessible to students along the central Connecticut coast.
There are three distinct campuses in the Middlesex Community College.
Main Campus (Middletown)
The College's main campus is in Middleton at 100 Training Hill Road (approximately a mile and a half from the center of Middletown) and includes four main buildings: Snow, Wheaton, Founder's, and Chapman Halls. Within the Halls are: classrooms, a computer center, art studios, a broadcast communications center, chemistry and biology laboratories, a learning laboratory for reading and writing, an ophthalmic design and dispensing laboratory, faculty and administrative offices, cafeteria, bookstore, and the library. There is also an extensive child daycare facility. 
The Beta Gamma Xi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (the academic honor society for two-year colleges) is active at MxCCC. Active clubs on campus include the Human Services Student Association (HSSA) and the SPECS (Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing Club). There is also an active student government body, the MxCCC Student Senate.
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