Monthly archives: February, 2012

One month until third annual Five Star Gala

One month from today, MCC supporters from across the region will come together to celebrate MCC students at the third annual Five Star Gala in downtown Kansas City, Mo. The gala, which raises money for student scholarships and campus projects, has surpassed its annual fundraising goal thanks to a large, committed planning and fundraising committee. The current total has …

Access to student wireless network

In an effort to better comply with industry standard security practices, MCC will eliminate the open wireless service at all MCC campuses on Wednesday, Feb. 29.  Students will continue to have access to the MCC Wireless (secure) network.  Instructions for connecting to MCC Wireless can be found at http://wireless.mcckc.edu/index.html.

Employees: March Face-to-Face Lifestyle Coaching

The MCC Living Well Program offers Face-to-Face Lifestyle Coaching as part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield health care plan. Employees who are members of the plan have the opportunity to meet monthly with a certified health coach, who is trained in psychology and health management. There is no cost to this program. Sign up …

A look back on Black History month, 36 years ago

As Black History month comes to a close, MCC archivist Janice Lee, did some digging in our archives to find out how Penn Valley celebrated Black History month in the past. In 1976, Penn Valley’s Black Student Union sponsored a series of events for Black History week. Here are some of the events that took place at Penn …

Dates for CERT Training Finalized

After many MCC students, employees and families went to Joplin to help with disaster relief last year, Tom Vansaghi, associate vice chancellor of college and community relations, organized an MCC employee volunteer group to become disaster prepared and learn basic response skills through the  Kansas City Emergency Management Team. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) representatives …

Monarchs Softball opens season with wins

The MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs softball team is back in action, starting off their season with a bang with a pair of wins against Fort Scott Community College at home on Wednesday. Kylie Ball and Trina Wehner both hit home runs for the Monarchs, with Jamie Bullock pitching a shutout in the first game. The second …

Career opportunity

CO# 12-020 PV Testing Specialist posted 2/24/2012 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 03/11/2012 for the initial screening. For more information or to apply: www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51516