The MACC Teamwork & Leadership Program launched fall 2011 in an effort to encourage employees to learn more about MACC and community colleges in general. The leadership principles are based off of the AACC competencies for community college leaders.
MACC plans to expand the SMART (Students Mentored by Academic Retention Teams) Program as part of its retention efforts.
MACC will build a permanent location for the MACC - Hannibal Area Higher Education Center.
The developmental education program is undergoing changes. Courses in math, English, and reading are being piloted in alternate formats, and new assessment measures have been implemented to gauge student progress and inform curricular decisions. In particular, the developmental math sequence is now offered in a modular, mastery-based, individualized format.
MACC is researching new advising possibilities to streamline enrollment such as innovations in the Jenzabar software as well as allowing open online registration.
MACC will house the Procedure Manual online.
MACC became Tobacco Free fall 2012.
In order to increase gradation rates, MACC implemented residency changes and met with Columbia College and the University of Missouri to begin awarding degrees through reverse transfer.
MACC launched a new marketing campaign in spring 2012.
Due to the demand for Career and Technical Education in Columbia, MACC is expanding its degree offerings at the MACC - Columbia Higher Education Center to include Marketing/Management, Business and Office Technology, Accounting and Computer Information Technology.