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Look Who’s Graduating #MCC2015: 2 Thought College Was Out of Reach (05/22/2015)

James Janowski & Miru WatanabeWatching his hardworking parents struggle to make ends meet motivated James Janowski to go to college. When it seemed difficult to pay tuition for even a semester despite working two jobs, he took his high school counselor’s advice and applied for a scholarship. That decision led to a full ride to MCC. It used to take Miru Watanabe 90 minutes to get to MCC by bus. She lived month-to-month worrying about whether she could afford to continue her studies. A friend encouraged her to apply for a s...

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Look Who’s Graduating #MCC2015: Student Hired After 6 Months of College (05/20/2015)

MCC precision tooling student Patricio SiacaOne of six children in his family, Patricio Siaca entered the workforce after graduating from high school. “I just didn’t get pushed into college by my parents,” he said. Over the years, he held various jobs ranging from factory equipment operator to retail management and was a victim of company restructuring at one time. In 2014, the Rochester father of two young children enrolled in MCC’s six-month precision tooling certificate program for an opportunity to land a good-paying, high-demand...

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