College Profile: Middlesex Community College - Lowell
Middlesex Community College is a progressive and dynamic learning community, committed to providing educational programs and services that support personal growth and economic opportunity for its diverse student population. Dedicated to student success, the College provides excellence in teaching, personal attention, and extensive opportunities for exploration and growth. Closely linked to the fabric of the community, Middlesex’s partnerships with school, business and service organizations provide leadership in economic and community development and foster a culture of civic engagement and responsive workforce development. The College’s state-of-the-art programs in the liberal arts, basic skills, and more than fifty career and technical fields respond to student and community needs, providing a strong foundation for college transfer, employment, professional development and lifelong learning.
Middlesex believes that a college education should be available to everyone. It is committed to providing excellence in teaching as well as personal support in developing the genius of each student. The educational goal of the college is to promote understanding, learning, ethics, and self-discipline by encouraging critical thinking. Faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students achieve their academic, professional and career potentials. This support is a continual process that recognizes student diversity in both background and learning ability.
Middlesex provides excellence in teaching, personal attention and extensive opportunities for exploration and growth. When you choose to attend Middlesex, you are joining a college community that is totally focused on your future success.
Teaching is student-centered, emphasizing interactive learning strategies, state-of-the-art technology, workplace and community service, and the incorporation of a forward-thinking core curriculum. Online classes, tutoring and library resources give students added flexibility for learning. Vibrant co-curricular opportunities reflect a broad array of interests and encourage a strong voice in student governance.
Classes are small, with instruction tailored to the needs of individual students. Writing, Reading, and Mathematics learning centers and tutoring in all college subjects enhance achievement, providing added personal attention and support. By accessing the academic, career and personal counseling available at both Middlesex campuses, students receive timely, individualized guidance throughout their college experience and assistance in planning the next steps in their education and careers.
Our accomplished faculty includes poets, painters, writers, producers, technological entrepreneurs and scholars of all types. They are dedicated to ensuring student success. Most hold advanced academic degrees in their fields, and many have exceptional experience in the workplace. They are all believers in the community college mission.
Lowell campus has grown to include five buildings, all within easy walking distance of each other. The City Building, situated on the riverfront in Kearney Square, includes classrooms, offices and the cafeteria.