Monthly archives: February, 2012

Vet Assistant Program Now NAVTA-Approved

The new MCC veterinary assistant program has been approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) for offering throughout the KC Animal Health Corridor.  The approval qualifies graduates of the MCC program to sit for the NAVTA Approved Veterinary Assistant exam and earn the associated industry credential.  The KC Animal Health Corridor …

MCC-Maple Woods student releases debut novel

Becoming a published author tops the list of at least one person you know – think about the friends and family who have been working on that killer novel for ages – and one MCC-Maple Woods student has finally achieved his goal. Antonio Jose Garrett recently released his debut novel: The Circle of Twelve Series, …

Change to text alert subscription

MCC Notify Me, the college’s emergency text-messaging service, helps keep students and employees informed about campus emergencies and other time-sensitive matters such as inclement weather closings. In order to keep subscription information up-to-date, we have recently instituted a expiration period for the service, which is free. The new 180-day expiration period means that subscribers will be able to decide …

Employee On-site Clinic decision goes to the Board

Chancellor James has approved the insurance committee’s recommendation to proceed with Phase 2 of the employee on-site health clinic that could be located at the Health Science Institute.  Phase 1 of the process, which looked into the feasibility of the clinic, was completed in Sept. 2011. The recommendation will be presented to the Board of …

Career opportunity

CO# 12-015 BT IT Instructor-SCF posted 02/10/2012 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=51509

Upcoming Spring Visit Day @ MCC-Maple Woods

Interested in taking classes at Maple Woods? Whether you want a full tour and campus or experience, or just need to learn how financial aid and admissions works (it can be confusing, we know), plan on attending Spring Visit Day from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Campus Center. Participants will learn …

Lady Scouts Basketball Coach Contributes to Community

MCC-Penn Valley alumna and Lady Scouts basketball coach just keeps on giving. The Bridge Leadership Academy and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City congratulate students who graduated on Feb. 3, 2012 after participating in a seven week leadership workshop facilitated by the Bridge Leadership Academy.  Bridge Leadership Academy is run by MCC-Penn Valley alumna and head women’s basketball coach …

MCC-Penn Valley Transfer College Fair a Success

  This week, MCC-Penn Valley held a college transfer fair in the 5th floor of the Campus Center building.  Coordinated by Linda Lechowitz, the fair gave Penn Valley students a chance to explore options for education beyond the associates of arts or science degree they will receive from MCC. According to Linda Lechowitz, 37 regional colleges were present and more than …