Spotlights

Alumni

Alice Caceda, MCC Alumn

Alice Caceda grew up in Peru and came to the U.S. on her own to complete high school in Lake County. She moved to McHenry County and started at MCC, while living with a family friend. Her goal was to More about Alice Caceda »

Alum and Part-time Instructor

Craig Arnold used his Army veteran's benefits to attend MCC and he graduated with two degrees in 2013. More about Craig Arnold »

Anthropology Alum Selected to Analyze Newly Discovered Homo naledi Fossils

MCC alumna Jill Scott (Class of 2004) was among a group of about 30 international early-career scientists chosen to analyze skull remains ... More about Jill Scott »

Engineering Student Finds Success at IIT

MCC alumna Svetlana Taylor describes transferring to IIT as painless. More about Svetlana Taylor »

Enrolled at MCC after serving eight years in the U.S. Marines

Ariana Bello of Crystal Lake enrolled at MCC in 2012 after serving eight years in the U.S. Marines, where she specialized as a logistician. She decided to return to college to pursue engineering ... More about Ariana Bello »

Horticulture Alum Earns National Accreditation

"Everybody at MCC was exceedingly encouraging and helpful to me, MCC was a great starting point for my career-my career just snowballed from there." More about Debbie Strand »

Horticulture alum finds her passion, career through program at MCC

Emily Zack says I find it very rewarding to work in a field that I am truly passionate about. More about Emily Zack »

Jason Jefko, MCC Alumn

MCC allowed Jason to explore a variety of courses, which led him to determine his intended major, mechanical engineering. More about Jason Jefko »

Mom of Two MCC Alumni Returns to College

Denise Steinlauf returned to school to earn a degree after her two sons graduated from MCC. More about Denise Steinlauf »

Student Nurse Pursuing Her Passion for Helping Others

MCC registered nursing student Evelyn Singh said this spring is her best semester ever. Not only is it her last semester before graduation, she loves taking care of mothers and babies in her clinical More about Evelyn Singh »

Trace Chase

Trace graduated from Johnsburg High School and is pursuing an Associates in Science while at MCC. More about Trace Chase »