Mott Community College

Mott Community College
C.S. Mott Community College

Mott Community College
Motto Mott College is a Choice!
Established 1923
Type Community College
Chairman Lenore Croudy
President M. Richard Shaink, Ph.D
Vice-president Amy Fugate
Scott Jenkins
Provost Amy Fugate
Admin. staff 407 full-time; 421 part-time
Students 10,456
Undergraduates 10,456[1]
Location Flint, Michigan, USA
Campus Flint with three suburban extension centers Clio, Fenton, Lapeer[1]
Former names Flint Junior College (1923-c.1955)
Flint Community Junior College (c.1955-1972)
Genesee Community College (1972-1973)[1]
Colors Black and Gold            
Sports Men's Baseball
Men's Basketball
Men's Cross Country
Men's Golf
Wrestling Club
Women's Basketball
Women's Cross Country
Women's Softball
Women's Volleyball
Nickname Bears



Charles Stewart Mott Community College (MCC) is a publicly supported post-secondary institution located in Flint, Michigan. Its district is the same as the Genesee Intermediate School District and is governed by an elected board of Trustees. The College offers 61 associate degrees and 40 pre-associate certificates. The majority of students come from Genesse, Lapeer, and northwest Oakland County.[1]



Founded in 1923 by the City of Flint Board of Education, Flint Junior College held classes in Flint Central High School. With increased enrollment in the high school and junior college, the college moved in 1931 to the Oak Grove Campus, a former mental hospital. In 1946 Charles Stewart Mott granted $1 million towards building a four year college. A development committee was started based on the offer for future funding of a College and Cultural Center with more than $30 million pledged by early 1960s. This funded a new campus on 32 acres (130,000 m2) of donated Applewood Estate land which opened in 1955. By that time, the name was Flint Community Junior College. The college was turned into a county-wide institution with a referendum and millage proposal passing the voters in 1969. To reflect this, Flint Community Junior College was renamed Genesee Community College on July 5, 1970. In 1973, it was renamed to Charles Stewart Mott College after the death of C.S. Mott.[1][2]

Mott has a vaunted basketball program, the two time defending NJCAA National Champions, and a notable announcer in Jeff Blanchard.

Board of Trustees

Term Name Since
Lenore Croudy 1987
Vice Chair
John L. Snell [3] 1989
Albert Koegel 1991
Sally Shaheen Joseph 2007
2011–2017 Pamela M. Faris 2010
2011-2015 Rafael Christopher Turner 2011
2011-2017 Michael Freeman 2011


The Mott Community College Men's Basketball team won the 2003, 2007, and 2008 national NJCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship games. In 2001, 2004 and 2011 they were the division runner ups.

Notable alumni

  • Clarence Johnson (Clarence Leonard "Kelly" Johnson), an aircraft engineer and aeronautical innovator, organizing genius of the of the Lockheed Skunk Works.
  • John Jasinski, Northwest Missouri State University president[4]


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