MCCS Libraries join the Makerspace Movement

When most people think of libraries, they usually think books. Anyone working in a library today, however, knows that they are so much more than just books. In recent years, many public and academic libraries have begun to develop spaces for activities that both teach and empower patrons to try new and emerging technologies to explore the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) realms.

Make the Most of National Mentoring Month by Volunteering

Trying  to start the New Year off by doing something good? The perfect opportunity is right in your own backyard! January is National Mentoring Month and a time to lend skills and support to your local community.

It's Election Time! Planning for the Blended Retirement System

No, you haven’t misread your calendar. We’re not referring to a political election, but we are talking about important new options regarding your future retirement benefits. 

It's Peak College Application Time...Tackling the Common App!

There are many benefits to applying to college with the Common Application, which is used by more than 700 unviersities.

So...What is a Mentor, Exactly?

Mentor. Coach.  Guide. Counselor. Teacher. Instructor. Adviser. The word “mentor” has a lot of meanings, whether you’re looking it up in the dictionary or asking what it might mean to you personally. So how do you settle on one term? Let’s look at the different types of mentoring and how they could apply to you as a Marine or a Marine spouse.

Finding a Mentor as a Marine Spouse

You know a mentor is key to advancing in your career, but as a Marine spouse where do you find a mentor to provide career guidance, advice and support? Here are 6 places to start your search.  

Think You Don't Need a Financial Plan? Think Again.

You learned about the importance of a personal financial plan during the Transition Readiness Seminar; now is the time to put it into practice.

Get Ready for 2018: Preparing Your Voting Absentee Ballot

As Marines, one of the most important rights you fight to defend is the right to vote. Recent elections have been decided by a margin of victory of less than 0.1%, so every vote truly does matter. With the 2018 voting season quickly approaching, voters should understand their voting rights and how to register and successfully vote.

4 Tips for Writing Your Federal Resume

Did you know that federal jobs require a unique style of resume? Here are our top tips for crafting a federal resume that is sure to get you noticed for all the right reasons.

Transition Tips for Marine Spouses

When it comes to transitioning back to civilian life, Marines aren’t the only ones who have preparation to do and decisions to make. Check out our tips for a successful transition as a military spouse.

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