Day archives: February 27th, 2012

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

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 …

Spring break! and other important dates this semester

March 2012 3/9: Midterms 3/12-3/17: Spring break! 3/19: Classes resume April 2012 4/2: Last day to withdraw without assessment May 2012 5/5: Last Saturday class 5/9: Last date for day & evening classes 5/10-16: Final exams day & evening classes 5/12: Final exams for Saturday classes 5/17: Commencement  

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 …