Day archives: March 6th, 2012

Local students graduate from MCC-Maple Woods’ CEADD program

Designed to allow students who would otherwise miss out on everything college has to offer, the CEADD program (College Experience for Adults with Developmental Disabilities) at MCC-Maple Woods offers educational and fun experiences for many developmentally-disabled adults in the Northland. Courses like art, performance, exercise, personal communication, computers and more are offered – students return …

Women’s History Month – a look back at programs of the past

Home economics was added to the pre-professional curricula at Metropolitan Junior College during the 1941-42 school year. In the mid-1950s, when this photo was taken, courses in home economics included meal planning and table service, costume design, and home decoration. By 1973-74, only the Penn Valley campus offered courses in home economics. It was dropped …

Reentry Woman of the Year nomination deadline approaching

The American Association of University Women (Greater Kansas City Interbranch Council) ┬áis encouraging MCC-Blue River faculty and students to nominate exemplary female students who are returning to college after a five year or greater break from formal education to apply for a $500 scholarship. The $500 or greater award will be administered by the Truman …