Monthly archives: April, 2012

MCC-Longview hosts PCC Open House

The MCC-Longview Public Computer Center will be hosting an open house on Thursday, May 3, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., in the Community Education Center. Guests will learn from PCC demonstrations and can register to win door prizes, including the grand prize: a Netbook computer. Refreshments will be served. The MCC-Longview Public Computer Center offers free computer access with support from trained lab specialists, …

Team MCC needs you

Last year, nearly 4,500 walkers, sponsors, and vendors helped to raise over $464,000 for 5,700 men, women, and children living in Kansas City with HIV/AIDS. To join MCC in the fight against HIV/AIDS: Go to http://www.firstgiving.com/aidswalkkc/teams  and click “Start Fundraising” click “Register” When asked for a team, choose Metropolitan Community College Create your own fundraising …

Career opportunity

CO# 12-050 PV Associate Dean of Student Development posted 04/20/2012 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 05/06/2012 for the initial screening. For more information or to apply: www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51555

MCC Student on Ellen show, KCTV5

Amanda Lockwood, who is a nursing student at MCC-Blue River and MCC-Longview, has been following Ellen Degenerous on Twitter for more than a year. This week she was picked to shadow Ellen for a day. She appeared on the Ellen show and was later interviewed on KCTV5. Use the link below to watch and to read …

Reps from 22 colleges at MCC today to discuss student data capture

Research and assessment professionals from 22 colleges across the Midwest are meeting today at MCC to talk about ways to improve the gathering of student data as a means to improving student learning. Representatives from colleges in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri will converge on MCC-Penn Valley for the second annual Regional Community College Assessment conference. The purpose of …

MCC-Public Computer Center, Pioneer Campus Opens Doors for All

  On Tuesday, April 17 the MCC-Public Computer Center at MCC’s Pioneer Campus held an Open House for community members, faculty, staff, and students.  The center has been open since July 2011 and has been in full swing ever since. Located near the intersection of 18th street and Prospect Avenue, the Pioneer Campus center welcomes students completing homework, people …

Surgical Technologist Program Students Give Back

Recently, students in MCC’s surgical technologist program coordinated and participated in a collection drive for “Mother’s Refuge,” a non-profit home in Independence, MO for teenaged women who are pregnant or who are teenage mothers.  The students collected and donated baby care items such as pampers, pacifiers, and baby lotion.  Mother’s Refuge currently houses 8 moms and their …