Are you about to attend a college fair or meet the admissions representative at your school? Don’t forget the rules of good etiquette.
Cooking up a homemade meal can be nourishing for the mind, body and soul. Read on to discover how cooking makes people happier and more connected.
he Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named McLennan Community College as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America's community colleges.
November is a wonderful time to recognize your blessings and give thanks for them.
College-entrance exam ACT announced that students who have already taken the entire exam once will have the option to retake specific sections of the ACT test instead of taking the whole thing over again.
If you're looking for ideas to celebrate National Family Literacy Day, look no further. We've come up with a handy list your family will love.
Students say that one of the most intimidating things about college is going to their professors' office hours. But developing a relationship with your professor can be key to college success.
For centuries, people have been preaching the benefits of meditation. Keep reading to learn about some of the best advantages you’ll receive from meditation.
Since the weather is cooling down, you can add a little sunshine and warmth to a stranger with these simple ideas.
The McLennan Community College Foundation will accept applications for 2020-2021 academic year scholarships until Jan. 15, 2020.
Check out our latest news in the Fall 2019 Student Stories
McLennan Community College has been selected to participate in Texas Pathways Grant based on the College's outstanding accomplishments and dedication to student success.
On this month's episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series, host Nan Holmes interviews Principal of Kendrick Elementary, Isabel Lozano, the mother of 2018 scholar Isabel Lozano, who attends Texas A&M. The two talk about Lozano's beginnings in South Waco where she graduated from University High School, her first year as principal and how being bilingual has helped her reach parents of families who do not use English as their primary language.
Find out some common slip-ups parents (and students) can make in handling college applications:
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is open for the 2020-21 school year.
"Around Town" in Waco Today shared information about the 10th anniversary of the Brazos Education Foundation. Scroll down the article to learn more.
Autumn’s beautiful weather and fun holidays make it easy to find volunteering opportunities in your area. We’ve come up with a few ideas to get you started.
Thinking about expanding your family to add a new furry friend? When you adopt a pet, you’re changing both its life and yours. Here's a list of top reasons you should consider a shelter animal for your next pet.
We're here to tell you all about the benefits reading can bring, besides knowledge and entertainment.
The Waco Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Wednesday night to name current Belton ISD Superintendent Susan Kincannon as the lone finalist for superintendent in Waco ISD.
It's time to start work on those college essays. Admission experts give their tips on how to write a great essay.
If you have a child going off to college, make sure you have these legal documents in place before the semester begins.
If you have something or some time to give, consider doing so today. Here’s a list of easy ways you can give something away today.
Tarleton State University and Texas Tech University will offer six new bachelor's degree options beginning in the Fall 2019 semester through the University Center at McLennan Community College.
A new University Interscholastic League rule requires physical exams or medical histories for students in school marching bands across Texas.
In May, Waco ISD honored 17 employees as they retired from public education with a combined total of 535 years of service. At Thursday's regular meeting of the board of trustees, the district will recognize one additional member of the Waco ISD family for his years of service to the district and well-earned retirement.
Farmers markets have so much more to offer than just the sights and smells. The following is a list of just a few reasons you should visit your local farmers market this summer.
Planning an Independence Day gathering should be about creating community, not a source of stress. We’ve compiled a list of everything you need to throw a party your guests will rave about.
If you're looking for a way to get outside while also improving your whole self, gardening may be the hobby for you.
You know volunteering has a positive influence (make friends, build connections, gain experiences, etc.), but did you know that it can actually assist your health?
There are always ways to give back to others around you, even including the presents you buy. Here are some ideas for Father’s Day gifts that give back.
With the help of a bicycle, we can take better care of the environment, our physical bodies and even spend time together. So how can you mark this momentous occasion?
Memorial Day means much more than time off from work and hosting a barbecue, so if you want to get involved this weekend, check out these great ways to give back.
No matter how old you are, what your musical taste is or whether or not you can read a note, there's never a wrong time to learn how to play an instrument.
So, do you want to embrace social networking to have a positive influence on the world? Here are some ideas for how to use social media to make a difference.
With more than 440,000 youth in foster care, there are plenty of ways to make a difference during this month. Here are ideas for how to support National Foster Care Month.
You want to make a difference, but aren’t sure where to start without money. Fortunately, we have ideas to help you donate to charity without breaking the bank.
Turns out, even the smallest steps can have an impact. This Earth Day, consider your ecological footprint and enact these seven green ways to embrace today.
The arts still play a vital role in much of our society. In fact, without the arts, much of our history, expression and culture would be virtually nonexistent.
For seniors, volunteering is the perfect chance to use extra time to make a difference in the community. Check out these positive reasons for seniors to volunteer.
This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.
Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. Here are a few ideas of some easy things you can do to brighten someone's day.
If you strive to live a good life in all areas, journaling might be the next step to consider. Take a look at simple ways journaling can improve your life.
There's no doubt about it: If you want to live a more knowledgeable, cultural and altruistic lifestyle, then learning another language has big benefits in store.
Nutrition impacts every area of our lives, including our ability to live altruistically for others. So let's dive into how you can celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you're a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.
There are ways we can challenge ourselves to grow in empathy. If you want to learn more, check out these tips for how to cultivate more empathy for others.
What if you could live with more compassion this week and share love with other people in your community, country or even the world? Turns out, you can!
It can sometimes be difficult to consider how exactly to recognize Black History Month. What can you do? Here are six ideas for honoring Black History Month.