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Local News: MVCC’s Education Outreach Center Holding Events for Potential and Graduating Students

Mohawk Valley Community College’s Education Outreach Center (EOC) is hosting two events this week—a career-oriented Meet and Greet for potential students looking for networking and career opportunities and a graduation ceremony for students who recently passed the high school equivalency exam.

The Meet and Greet event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 29, at the EOC, 524 Elizabeth St., Utica, and will feature outdoor activities, refreshments, and networking/career opportunities.

The High School Equivalency Graduation Ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at MVCC’s Utica Campus in the Michael I. Schafer Theater in Wilcox Hall. Seventeen students will be honored during the ceremony. Speakers will include Giovanni Harvey, a senior at SUNY Polytechnic Institute and cofounder of SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program Student Ambassador program; Johanna Battista, EOC academic instructor; Franca Armstrong, MVCC Associate Vice President of Workforce Development and Dean of the Rome Campus; Morris Pearson, Director of the EOC; and Sarah Barcomb, YouthBuild Project Coordinator. A class representative also will provide a testimonial.


  • Barry Adams
  • Heily Concepcion
  • Reba Croniser
  • Ja’Sona Fitzhugh
  • Tiara Green
  • Sha-Qeel Johnson
  • Anthony Lampasona
  • Ethan Lindsay
  • Heather Mackley
  • Dynell McClendon
  • Kelly Mimbs
  • Brianna Peguero
  • Sherrele Reed
  • Jasmin Rilea
  • Nathan Rogers
  • Alex Ruiz Ruiz
  • Andrew Schnackenberg

Mohawk Valley Community College, established in 1946, is New York State’s first community college with a mission to provide accessible, high-quality educational opportunities for everyone. As the community’s college, MVCC is committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment. With campuses in Utica and Rome, MVCC is the region’s primary provider of college education, offering 90 degree and certificate options for its enrollment of 6,000 full- and part-time students. MVCC also serves an additional 6,000 people through its corporate and community education programs, and its campuses welcome more than 50,000 people annually for community events. To learn more about MVCC and its programs, visitwww.mvcc.edu.  

Mark Ziobro
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Mark is the current Managing Editor for The Utica Phoenix, and a Central New York Native.

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