Career Awareness
“Manage” your future and install yourself into this program to obtain a successful career in the growing field of technology! Jacob Hogue and John Moore work on installing the front panel connectors into their motherboard. Zach Chesmer, Jacob Kytchak, and Nick Herald are setting up workstations to complete their device manager hands-on lab!
2 days ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Jacob Allen. Jacob is a Junior from Reynolds High School and was selected by his Computer Information Technology Instructor, Mr. Schlosser. Jacob has an outstanding work ethic; he comes to class everyday ready and eager to learn and work. He excels at hands-on projects and works on additional side projects weekly. Jacob is a quick learner, but also comes with a solid foundation of knowledge within the information technology field. Congratulations Jacob!!
3 days ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
“Manage and route” your career path with operating systems, software & network utilities! Level 2 students compete against each other with Cisco Routing & Switching activities to prepare for SkillsUSA. Nate Mcgarry learns how to manage and install Windows 10 security updates.
3 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
“Upgrade” your IT skills using top of the line computer and network technologies in this program! Dylan Candiotti, Christen Pope, and Collin Moore are settings up dual monitors on their custom built PC! Justin Ramsey is swapping out hard drives on the class HP server. Trevor Stallsmith is installing a new NVIDIA graphics card in his group’s custom PC.
3 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
The following students were the attendance incentive award winners for October. 175 MCCC students were eligible for attendance incentive awards for October. Brenden McCormick, Sayvion Thomas, Kinser Kettering, and Jensen Ansell were drawn for the AM session. Jacob Hogue, Hannah Metheney, Nicole Stubbs, and Adam Crawford were drawn for the PM session. Each student won a $100 gift card for their attendance. Great Work during October and Congratulations!!
4 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Learn better by doing in this program by utilizing simulation software that depicts real IT scenarios! Collin Moore and Nick Herald are collaborating on a TestOut troubleshooting lab simulation. Zach Chesmer is designing and building high end computers on the PC Simulator game.
5 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Learn fundamental and advanced concepts in designing and maintaining computer networks. Jaden Hites and Sam Simmons are collaborating on a Network IP Addressing project. Aalyha Vasconi is putting her PC Hardware skills to use by testing desktop motherboards.
5 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Get “connected” in Computer Information Technology! Hunter Lawton is running CAT6 Network Wire for a student network infrastructure project. Kasey Clover is running tests on a newly built liquid cooling gaming computer for a hands-on project. Gain hands-on IT skills every day!!
6 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Download data for your future with hands-on IT projects! Riley Villard installs CAT6 wire in the network project wall to simulate a real world IT environment. Dylan Candiotti connects Cisco network switches and routers for a class-wide network project. Great Job!!
6 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Way to go Diesel Technology for having 95% attendance in October!! The afternoon students celebrated their awesome job with a pizza party. Great Job Everyone!
9 days ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Noah Metheney. Noah is a Senior from Grove City High School and was selected by his Diesel Technology Instructor, Mr. Toth. Noah is a third-year student this year and he has acquired a vast knowledge in this field. Noah plans to attend the University of Northwestern Ohio when he graduates. Congratulations Noah!!
9 days ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
Seniors, Devin Waldo, Mark Tatta, Matt Grove, & Joe Varga worked on and finished a transmission removal and reinstallation in a Class 8 International Truck. Education is Power and Diesel Technology at MCCC is the place to be!
10 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Inject Diesel Technology into your Education!! Lakeview students, Aaron Amon & Damian VanTassel put synchronizers in a Ford tractor transmission. Ryan Varano, a Jamestown Junior, is torquing head bolts on a 466 International.
10 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Diesel is for Power! Bradley Fair, a Junior from West Middlesex, changes the main bearings on an M11 Cummins. Michael Nevel & Christopher Negrea, Juniors from West Middlesex, hook up air lines after a transmission swap. Power up your Education!
12 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Engine tear down & assembly in Diesel Technology! Seniors Wilson Nickel and Alex Tomson remove pistons from a John Deere B. Seniors Noah Metheney & Ryder Knierman check the liner height on a 40 Series Detroit. Junior Devin McCurry sets valves on a 24 valve Cummins. Awesome Job!!
13 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Welcome to Diesel Technology! Matt Miller & Damian VanTassel, Lakeview Seniors, service a diesel mower. Mark Tatta, a Reynolds Senior, puts a transmission in a Class 8 Int Truck. Ryan Varano & Chayton Mittelstadt, Jamestown Juniors, get ready to set the head on a 466 Int Engine.
13 days ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Students of the Week – Wyatt Guthrie. Wyatt is a Senior from Commodore Perry High School and was selected by his Automotive Technology Instructor, Mr. Dean. Wyatt is a second-year student this year and works hard every day to complete tasks. Wyatt is a straight A student who comes to class ready to succeed. Wyatt will make an excellent employee with his work ethic and ability to learn. Congratulations Wyatt!
17 days ago, MCCC Principal
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Students of the Week – Jamison Patton. Jamison is a Junior from Grove City High School and was selected by her Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development Instructor, Mrs. Schneider. Jamison is an outstanding student who is extremely talented and always goes above and beyond what is asked of her. Her work is exemplary and always completed on time. She is always willing to step up to a challenge. She has a great personality and rapport with all students in our class. Congratulations Jamison!
17 days ago, MCCC Principal
MCCC Webmaster
MCCC Practical Nursing Program is still accepting applications for our January 2020 nursing class. Prospective applicants should contact the PN Coordinator at 724-662-3000 for further information and application instructions.
17 days ago, MCCC Webmaster
MCCC Webmaster
Greenville Rotary recently donated a hydration station to MCCC. This was part of a Rotary project to outfit Northern Mercer County Schools with hydration stations in all of their buildings. This is just another example of Rotary supporting our students here at MCCC.
17 days ago, MCCC Webmaster
Career Awareness
Wyatt Guthrie a Senior from Commodore Perry works on replacing a wiring harness on a 1983 Chevy Truck in the Automotive Technology program. Awesome Job Wyatt!
18 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Join MCCC for Open House!! This is a great opportunity to start planning for your future!
18 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Give your career a lift in the Automotive Technology program!! Students work on a front end alignment using the alignment machine. Students also drain a radiator and work on rewiring a golf cart. Students learn the skills they need to repair today’s modern vehicles.
18 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Students in the Automotive Technology program service the MCCC School’s plow truck. Students work on the brakes making sure they are cleaned and in working condition. Students also clean the rust off of the brake pads as they begin preparing vehicles for winter weather.
20 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Balance out your options in Automotive Technology! Students in the program work on dismounting and mounting a tire. Justin Ort, a Junior from Lakeview, adds battery acid to a brand new motorcycle battery. Keep up the good work!!
20 days ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Webmaster
Great News! MCCC will now be offering Class A CDL training at the Career Center. For more information call 814-670- 0726.
20 days ago, MCCC Webmaster
Career Awareness
Check out the potential in Innovation & Entrepreneurial Development!! Students in this program advertise, promote, market and sell. Classroom knowledge and skill is put to work when students run the school store. Great Job!
24 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
A student in Innovation & Entrepreneurial Development built and printed a soccer ball on our 3D Printer. 3D Printing is the process of making a physical object from a three dimensional digital model. Below are the images of the process.
25 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Innovation & Entrepreneurial Development students work on creating a design of a hopscotch game for our Early Childhood Education class using Adobe Photoshop. The design will then be printed on our vinyl printer and installed on their classroom floor.
26 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Here is a finished car wrapped in its entirety that instructors Corey Sherman and Stephanie Schneider helped to create! Look for some amazing creations in the upcoming months at MCCC.
28 days ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
MCCC's Collision Repair & Refinishing instructor, Corey Sherman and Innovation & Entrepreneurial Development instructor, Stephanie Schneider attended a Wrap class this past week. These are the before, during, and after of each instructor wrapping a hood to a car! Awesome Job!
28 days ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Webmaster
MCCC was proud to host PA State Representative Ted Nesbit and staff as he met with area seniors for an informational breakfast at the Career Center. MCCC Culinary Arts Students provided the breakfast buffet.
about 1 month ago, MCCC Webmaster
Career Awareness
If you are looking for a bright and shiny career, look into the MCCC Welding program! Our program focuses on instruction of many industry specific types of welding and cutting techniques. Students get a hands-on real world experience every day.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
If you are looking for a bright and shiny career, look into the MCCC Welding program! Our program focuses on instruction of many industry specific types of welding and cutting techniques. Students get a hands-on real world experience every day.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Steven Varano. Steve is a Senior from Jamestown High School and was selected by his Welding Instructor, Mr. Gilhousen. Steve is a second year student and he is very respectful and always on task. Steve is a leader in the class and is always willing to help other students succeed. Steve currently works for the Jamestown Marina and plans to work in the welding field after graduation. Congratulations Steve!
about 1 month ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
Fire up your Education in the Welding program!! Students work on projects to better their skills in order to obtain the AWS (American Welding Society) Certification. One of the best ways to advance your career is by earning a certificate and creating new possibilities!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Let Welding spark your interest!! Steve Varano, a senior from Jamestown uses a CNC plasma cutting table to accurately cut metal parts for different projects. Jesse Melvin, a senior from Commodore Perry grinds welds for safety purposes on a project he is working on. Awesome Job!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Let Welding spark your interest!! Steve Varano, a senior from Jamestown uses a CNC plasma cutting table to accurately cut metal parts for different projects. Jesse Melvin, a senior from Commodore Perry grinds welds for safety purposes on a project he is working on. Awesome Job!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Light up your future in the Welding program!! Students practice industry specific types of welding including tig aluminum welding and mig bend tests. Students also work on prepping plates with a grinder and cutting steel plates for a welding project.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Grayson Denny. Grayson is a Senior from Mercer High School and was selected by his Protective Services Instructor, Mr. Carter. Grayson is a second year student this year and an officer in the class. Grayson is working on completion of his Eagle Scout Award and he has joined the United States Air Force. He plans to leave in August for basic training. Congratulations Grayson!
about 1 month ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
Today, 120 Mercer County Career Center students attended Manufacturing Day in Erie PA. They were joined by 2,000 other students from Western Pennsylvania!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
During Manufacturing Day 2019, MCCC students experience high-tech exhibits and interactive demonstrations which include 3D printing, robotics, CNC machining, drone technology and much more!!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
The Patrick R. Locco Scholarship was awarded to Cole Simpson, a senior from Grove City, in our Welding program. Cole’s family and instructor, Mr. Gilhousen, joined him in Erie, PA today during Manufacturing Day to share in his accomplishment! Congratulations Cole!!!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Protective Services students patrol the hallways checking fire extinguishers and lockers to keep MCCC safe. Another group of students learn the importance of water supply in their turnout gear for fire safety.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Navy Recruiters stopped into Protective Services today! Steve Ware and Keshia Fulmer are Navy Recruiters who met with Zachary Gramsky, a senior from Reynolds and Jesse Johnston, a senior from Jamestown. Both students are working with the Navy and exploring possibilities.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Protective Services is highlighted this week with students practicing physical training (PT) to meet entry level requirements for the police academy and the military. Students also work on implementing the In-Synch Records Management System for law enforcement at MCCC.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Webmaster
Mercer County Career Center celebrates the 50th Anniversary of our Practical Nursing program. PA State Senator Michelle Brooks, State Representative Ted Nesbit, and Mercer County Commissioners Timothy McGonigle and Scott Boyd joined alumni and current students of the program for presentations of official proclamations and refreshments.
about 1 month ago, MCCC Webmaster
MCCC Webmaster
Mercer County Career Center celebrates the 50th Anniversary of our Practical Nursing program. PA State Senator Michelle Brooks, State Representative Ted Nesbit, and Mercer County Commissioners Timothy McGonigle and Scott Boyd joined alumni and current students of the program for presentations of official proclamations and refreshments.
about 1 month ago, MCCC Webmaster
MCCC Webmaster
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Tanner McElrath. Tanner is a Senior from Mercer High School and was selected by his Precision Production Metals Instructor, Mr. Booher. Tanner is a second year student this year and he has an incredible ability to learn. Tanner is always willing to learn new things and help other students excel. He is planning on going into the machining career field after he graduates. Congratulations Tanner!
about 1 month ago, MCCC Webmaster
Career Awareness
A student welds the brackets for our student uniforms to hang on in Precision Production Metals. Another student uses the lathe for internal threading, this is for his NIMS chucking project. A table is set up with projects all created in Precision Production Metals.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
MCCC welcomes The Challenge Program and Presbyterian Senior Care to talk with students and give incentives for Attendance, STEM, Community Service, Academic Improvement, and Academic Excellence. The competition is underway! Good Luck!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Paul Rickert, an 11th grader from Reynolds, machines his project to length while another student uses the media blaster to sand blast his project. The water jet in Precision Production Metals is programmed and used to fabricate parts for the student uniform rack.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Today in Precision Production Metals first year students work on their NIMS benchmark projects. Students also use a horizontal band saw and a tubing bender to make racks for their new student uniforms.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Cara Dougherty, a student in the Innovation & Entrepreneurial Development program, was crowned West Middlesex’s homecoming queen this past weekend. Congratulations!!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Highlights this week come from our Precision Production Metals class. Students work on their National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Bradley Poole, a junior from Lakeview creates parts for an excavator. The parts could no longer be bought so he manufactured them.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Kiara Devinney. Kiara is a Senior from Lakeview High School and was selected by her Health Care Careers Instructor, Mrs. Stainbrook. Kiara is a second year student this year and she is a diligent worker who exceeds expectations. Her goal is to become a nurse and she is exhibiting the type of motivation that it takes to reach that result. Her strong points are critical thinking skills and decision making, which will make her a great asset to any health care team. Congratulations Kiara!
about 1 month ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
The MCCC School Store is Now Open! Carpentry students helped build and set up shelving units while our Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development students run the store. Stop in and check it out!!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Webmaster
Chef Jeff Cecil, Sullivan Univ. Chef Rep returned to our Culinary Arts class to introduce students to the types of culinary delights they could learn to create at post-secondary ed at Sullivan. Chef Jeff enlightened students with tales of his experience in the culinary field.
about 1 month ago, MCCC Webmaster
MCCC Webmaster
MCCC Protective Services class welcomed Joe Johnson, Director of Field Ops for In-Sync Systems, a police information management system, for a presentation on the software that In-Sync donated to the PRS program for student use.
about 1 month ago, MCCC Webmaster
Career Awareness
Today, students in Health Care Careers continue to practice their skills for Nurse Aide. Students practice patient bed positions as well as assisting to ambulate using a transfer belt. Medical terminology is focused on to further help students understand their environment.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Health Care Careers highlights include learning and practicing skills for Nurse Aide. Students practice taking blood pressures and bathing an infant. Students gain an understanding of the health care environment, anatomy, and physiology while enrolled in Health Care at MCCC.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Gerard Zarella
Early Childhood Education students got out into the community this week to do face painting at the Mercer County Head Start Fall Fest at the 4H Park in Mercer.
about 1 month ago, Gerard Zarella
Career Awareness
MCCC received a donation from Milwaukee Tools to further enhance the learning experience in our classes. Automotive Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Diesel Technology, Precision Production Metals & Welding will use these tools. Thank You Milwaukee Tools!!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
MCCC received a donation from Milwaukee Tools to further enhance the learning experience in our classes. Automotive Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Diesel Technology, Precision Production Metals & Welding will use these tools. Thank You Milwaukee Tools!!
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Dennis Coleman. Dennis is a Senior from Farrell High School and was selected by his Collision Repair and Refinishing Instructor, Mr. Sherman. Dennis is a second year student this year and he excels in the program. He has a very strong passion for painting and he is extremely detail oriented in his work. Dennis was selected to be the head shop foreman for his class. He enjoys assisting and teaching other students with every project. Congratulations Dennis!
about 1 month ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
The Collision Repair and Refinishing class wrapped a sign for our parade float. The wrap was created by using our vinyl printer. The same method is used to wrap cars which is the practice of covering a vehicle’s original paint with a vinyl wrap of a different color or finish.
about 1 month ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Mr. Sherman, Collision Repair and Refinishing Instructor, teaches his first year students how to weld. Students take turns forming a weld bead. Students also sand down a golf cart in order to prepare the surface for painting.
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Collision Repair and Refinishing students learn to make cuts with one of the many metal working tools used in the collision industry. Students sand body filler as a process in a project. Dennis Coleman a Farrell Senior mixes paint to be sprayed in the paint booth.
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Program highlights for this week are coming from the Collision Repair and Refinishing class. First year students are learning and practicing how to use power tools within the shop area. Students are also working in the paint booth implementing what they have learned. Great Job!
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
The following seniors in Electronics Technology are winners of the Patrick Locco Scholarship: Colin Grove, of Hermitage, Molly Rimko and Brayden Smiley, both of Sharpsville. Students will be honored at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie for Manufacturing Day. Congratulations!
2 months ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – James Chase. James is a Senior from Lakeview High School and was selected by his Electronics Technology Instructor, Mr. Ryan. James starts to work as soon as he enters the class and continues till the end of class. He volunteers to work assisting other students on class and lab projects as well as giving class tours to new students. In James first year he designed and built a Security Alarm System that will transmit an alarm over an FM Radio. His work is outstanding and he shows his dedication, integrity and professionalism in the performance of his duties and responsibilities as a student within the Electronics Technology program every day. James Chase is an outstanding student. I am sure he will do well in his future endeavors. Congratulations James!
2 months ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
James Chase, a senior from Lakeview, helps students clean a 3D printed skull of all support material in Electronics Technology. James shows the Security Alarm System he designed as a 1st year student and uses the microscope for precision measurement of a circuit board.
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Today in Electronics Technology students are using electronic test equipment to verify the operation of an LED sound board. The opportunity to learn and build something new is always available with technology!
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
MCCC will be highlighting our Electronics Technology program. First year students are learning to solder according to ICP-610 standards, second year students have already built an Analog Multimeter and third year students are working on Robotics. Electronic principles in action!
2 months ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Congratulations to our MCCC STRIVE Student of the Week – Marissa McLaughlin. Marissa is a Senior from Lakeview High School and was selected by her Early Childhood Education Instructor, Mrs. Edmiston. Marissa was able to complete the requirements for the Child Development Associate certification during her first year. Marissa is involved in numerous extra-curricular activities, including speech & debate team, band, chorus, and track. She works part time at Vanity Fair. She models preschool practices for the other student teachers and helps new student teachers acclimate to the classroom. She is a Skills USA officer and competed at district SkillsUSA competition last year. Many preschool parents have already commented on Marissa’s effectiveness as a teacher. Congratulations Marissa!
2 months ago, MCCC Principal
Career Awareness
Our Early Childhood Education class is having a fantastic first week learning new things and exploring, whether they are in the classroom or outside. Everyone is having a great time! This is the perfect program to consider if pursuing a career in Education.
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
The first day of preschool for our students was great for our preschool and high school students. This can be a scary time for a preschooler but our students, as teachers, were involved and engaged in activities throughout the day with the preschoolers. This was a great day!
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
Our Early Childhood Education class welcomes parents and preschoolers to MCCC for Preschool Open House. Preschool children experienced circle time, play, and snack. Our high school students are excited for class this year. Welcome to MCCC!!
2 months ago, Career Awareness
Career Awareness
MCCC had the opportunity to meet the Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Association. WiM is the only national trade association dedicated to providing support to women who have chosen a career in manufacturing. To all of the ladies in manufacturing and in our programs, way to go!!
3 months ago, Career Awareness
MCCC Principal
Its been a great start to the school year. Browse our new website and check back often for updates.
3 months ago, MCCC Principal