project link April 2016

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Important Dates @ MCC April 2016

April 18, 2016

  • Last Day for Student-Initiated Withdrawals from Spring Second Eight-Week Classes. After this date, students cannot withdraw themselves from classes. Learn more about how to drop a class.


April 29, 2016

  • Last Class Day for Spring 2016


April 30, 2016

  • Spring 2016 Saturday Class Final Exams



REGISTRATION DATES


2016 SUMMER & FALL REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, APRIL 4 @ 7:00AM


Registration for Summer Minimester

Through May 11

See all the important registration dates at www.mclennan.edu/dates/registration.


Registration for Summer I

Through May 28

See all the important registration dates at www.mclennan.edu/dates/registration.


Registration for Summer II

Through July 6

See all the important registration dates at www.mclennan.edu/dates/registration.


Registration for Fall

Through Aug. 20

See all the important registration dates at www.mclennan.edu/dates/registration.

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April 2016 Activities @ MCC

Monday, April 4, 2016


Free Student Workshop: Online Research - Tips for Finding Credible Websites

1pm-Student Services Center


Stress & Anxiety Management Session

2 p.m. - WF 101 - Contact: Counseling Services at 299-8210


Highlanders Baseball vs. Navarro

2pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Student Veterans of America Meeting

2:30pm- Michaelis Academic Center


Tuesday, April 5, 2016


Free Student Workshop: TRiO – MCC Technology

10 a.m. - LTC 212


Hispanic Student Association Meeting

2 p.m. - MAC 335


Student Council Meeting

2:30-3:30 p.m. - SSC 319


MCC Sunrise Rotaract Club Meeting

7:30-8:30 p.m. - MATH 205


Student Jazz Concert

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Wednesday, April 6, 2016


McLennan Career Fair 2016

10am- Conference Center at McLennan


Baptist Student Ministries Lunch

12:30pm- Student Services Center


Sexual Assault Awareness - Self Defense for Women

1pm- Michaelis Academic Center


Solutions & Support for Parents of Young Children

2 p.m. - Wellness & Fitness Center 101


NAMI on Campus Support Group Meeting Apr 6

2:45pm- Michaelis Academic Center


McLennan Pride Meeting

4pm- Michaelis Academic Center


Thursday, April 7, 2016

LGBTQ Connections

12:30 p.m. -Wellness & Fitness Center 101


Get on the Bus – UTA Campus Visit

8 a.m.-5 p.m. - Contact: Student Development at 299-8614


Faculty Duet Recital featuring Lise Uhl & Roza Tulyaganova

7:30 p.m. - BPAC


Friday, April 8, 2016


UTA Campus Visit

8am- We are meeting at Parking Lot O


Phi Theta Kappa Meeting

1-2 p.m. - MAC 207


Saturday, April 9, 2016


Highlassies Softball vs. Grayson

12pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Highlanders Baseball vs. Hill

1pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Monday, April 11, 2016


Free Student Workshop: Getting Started with Microsoft Excel

1pm- Student Services Center


Stress & Anxiety Management Session

2 p.m.- Wellness & Fitness Center 101


Country Ensemble Concert

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Tuesday, April 12, 2016


Hispanic Student Association Meeting

2 p.m. - MAC 335


Student Council Meeting

2:30-3:30 p.m.- SSC 319


History Club Meeting

4-5 p.m.- MAC 301


Alternative Teacher Certification Information Session

6pm- Michaelis Academic Center


Rock Ensemble Concert

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Wednesday, April 13, 2016


Baptist Student Ministries Lunch

12:30-1:30 p.m. - Student Services Center


Sexual Assault Awareness - How NOT to be a Victim

1-3 p.m. - Michaelis Academic Center


Solutions & Support for Parents of Young Children

2 p.m. - Wellness & Fitness Center 101


Thursday, April 14, 2016


LGBTQ Connections

12:30 p.m. -Wellness & Fitness Center 101


Work In Waco Job Fair

1-4:30 p.m. - The Hilton Hotel, Waco, TX


Radiologic Technology Information Session

2pm-Health Professions


Wind Ensemble Concert & Student Awards

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Friday, April 15, 2016


Free Student Workshop: TRiO - Find that Job

10am- Learning Technology Center


Phi Theta Kappa Meeting

Noon-1 p.m. - MAC 207


Saturday, April 16, 2016


McLennan Athletics Family Fun Day

11a.m.-1:30 p.m. - Bosque River Ballpark


Highlassies Softball vs. Ranger

12pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Highlanders Baseball vs. Coastal Bend

1pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Chorale Concert

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Monday, April 18, 2016


Vocal Techniques Concert Apr 18

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Tuesday, April 19, 2016


Radiologic Technology Information Session

2pm- Health Professions


Radiologic Technology Information Session

2pm- Health Professions


Student Veterans of America Meeting

2:30pm- Michaelis Academic Center


Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Highlanders Baseball vs. Weatherford

1pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Highlassies Softball vs. Vernon

1pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Sexual Assault Awareness - Sex Trafficking Here at Home

1pm- Michaelis Academic Center


NAMI on Campus Meeting

2:45pm- Michaelis Academic Center


McLennan Pride Meeting

4pm- Michaelis Academic Center


Percussion Ensemble Concert

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Thursday, April 21, 2016


McLennan Theatre presents "Doubt"

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Friday, April 22, 2016


Spring Scholar Day

10am


McLennan Theatre presents "Doubt"

7:30pm- Music & Theatre Arts


Saturday, April 23, 2016


McLennan Theatre presents "Doubt"

7:30pm- Music & Theatre Arts


Sunday, April 24, 2016


McLennan Theatre presents "Doubt"

2pm- Music & Theatre Arts


Monday, April 25, 2016


Chorale Angel Concert

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Guitar Ensemble Concert

7:30pm- Music & Theatre Arts


Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Waco Community Band Concert

7:30pm- Ball Performing Arts Center


Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Highlanders Baseball vs. Vernon

1pm- Bosque River Ballpark


Sexual Assault Awareness - Living with the Aftermath

1pm- Michaelis Academic Center


Saturday, April 30, 2016


Highlassies Softball vs. North Central

12pm- Bosque River Ballpark

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Scholarships

soil and crop sciences department scholarship opportunity

TO ENLARGE FLYER CLICK HERE


Outstanding students are eligible for scholarships in amounts up to $8,000!

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

TO ENLARGE CLICK HERE


Outstanding students are eligible for award ranges from $1,500 up to $10,000!

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JOB FLASH - CURRENT JOB LISTINGS

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You may apply for these positions and more at the following Web address:
http://www.mclennan.edu/career-services/


Search Additional Job Listings

http://www.mclennan.edu/career-services/listings

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In-N-Out Burger will be on our campus to meet with students on tomorrow, Wednesday, April 20th from 10am to 1pm. They are in need of Store Associates and the starting pay is $11.00 an hour, this would be a great summer opportunity for some of our students. Please let your students know they will have applications for students to fill out and are also be doing on-the-spot interviews.

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Upcoming Events You Should Know About @ MCC

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2016 McLennan Career Fair

Wednesday, April 6 10:00AM-2:00PM Conference Center @ MCC

2016 McLennan Career Fair Employer List

  • Adecco
  • Aeropostale
  • Aflac
  • Allergan
  • Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter
  • Bankers Life and Casualty Company
  • Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Brownwood Regional Medical Center
  • C3
  • Cabela's
  • Capstone Mechanical
  • Cargill Value added Meats
  • Caterpillar
  • Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce
  • Central Transportation Systems
  • Chick-fil-A on Franklin Ave and at Richland Mall
  • City of Killeen
  • City of Waco
  • Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas
  • Coryell Memorial Healthcare System
  • CSL Plasma Center
  • EOAC Head Start/Early Head Start
  • Examination Management Services, Inc. (EMSI)
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Extraco Banks
  • Fastenal Company
  • General Dynamics Information Technology
  • George Andrie Promotion Products
  • Great Waco Chamber of Commerce
  • Heart of Texas Council of Government
  • HEB Central Texas Region, Loss Prevention
  • Hillcrest Family Health Center
  • Hilltop on Main Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • In-N-Out Burger
  • Interview Stream Inc.
  • Jack of All Trades Personnel Services
  • KWKT TV - Fox 44
  • KXXV News Channel 25
  • LaSalle Corrections Jack Harwell Detention Center
  • Lowe's Home Improvement
  • McLennan Community College
  • McLennan Community College Alternative Teacher Certification
  • McLennan County Government
  • McLennan County Juvenile Probation
  • Methodist Children's Home
  • Mosaic
  • Patillo, Brown, & Hill, L.L.P.
  • Pilgrim's Prepared Foods
  • Powerhouse Avon
  • Premier ER Plus
  • Prophecy Media Group
  • Providence Healthcare Network
  • Rapoport Academy Public School
  • Right at Home in Home Care & Assistance
  • S2G
  • Sears
  • Senior Care of Hewitt
  • Sometimes Spouse
  • SpaceX
  • Spenco Medical Corporation
  • State farm
  • Tarleton Mobile Go Center
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Texas Energy ABC
  • The Home Depot
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Torchy's Tacos
  • Tractor Supply Company Distribution Center
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Universal Windows Direct
  • US Army
  • Visiting Angels
  • Waco Center for Youth
  • Waco Fire Department
  • Waco ISD
  • Waco Mars Plant
  • Welcome Wagon
  • Work Force Solutions
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Other Opportunities

First time doing your own taxes? Not sure where to even start?


The Ron E. Smith Academy of Business and Finance, A.J. Moore Academies at University High School, has begun its 12th year serving the Central Texas Community in providing free income tax preparation services. To date, these students have prepared 18,060 electronic returns, with over $29,137,920.00 in total refunds. This service continues to be nationally recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as the largest student run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in the country.



The UHS site will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM starting January 21, 2016 and ending April 15, 2016.


Site Name: A.J. Moore Tax Service @ University High School

Location: University High School

Days: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday

Hours: 5-8 p.m.

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As a reminder, as your Project Link Coordinator, I am here to support and guide you throughout your journey at MCC, both academically and personally.

I can help you with:

College & Academic Support

  • Career & Self-Exploration & Advising
  • Educational Planning
  • Transfer Exploration & Advising
  • Financial Aid & Scholarship Assistance
  • College Transitioning
  • Goal Setting
  • Organizational Skills
  • Study Skills
  • Test Strategies
  • Tutoring Options
  • Note-taking Skills…and more


Personal & Life Coaching

  • Self-Awareness
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • College to Career Transitioning
  • Campus & Community Resources
  • Leadership Opportunities…and more.


If you would like to schedule a time to meet, please CLICK HERE.

Natalie G. James M.Ed.

Project Link Coordinator, McLennan Community College

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Mission

Project Link’s mission is to create a college going culture by linking Waco students to post-secondary education and workforce opportunities. We are devoted to challenging and supporting students to reach their full potential by advocating success through personal discovery, academic growth, and community involvement.


Vision

Our vision is to promote a culture of students who desire to graduate from high school and pursue college or workforce opportunities, preparing them to become effective contributors to society.


Education. Workforce. Community. Success.