Monthly archives: March, 2013

Motorcycle Safety Foundation celebrates 40 years – 2 decades with MCC-Maple Woods

With the summer months approaching, more motorists will be turning to two-wheeled transportation to enjoy the weather and save on climbing gas prices. MCC-Maple Woods, in partnership with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, has been offering motorcycle instruction on campus for two decades. Courses are designed to prepare motorists to operate their bikes safely and to …

A message from the District Staff Council President

You may know April-May is when staff shared governance groups elect and appoint new representatives each year.  Your campus Staff Association Officer(s) may have already approached you about serving.  There are many positions to fill this year and many upcoming important issues that need staff input: ZBB and SEM recommendations implemented, district investment (fundraising) campaign, …

VALIC Financial Presentations

VALIC is offereing a series of financial presentations to help employees be better prepared to transition into retirement. Tuesday, April 9 Longview  – CC 130 (PDR) – 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Blue River  – EC 110  – 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, April Administrative Center – Board Room – 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Penn Valley – CC …

Time and Labor, Phase I implementation – Biweekly paid employees

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Beginning in July, employees who are paid biweekly will begin reporting electronically starting with the pay period that begins July 7, 2013. Employees will be able to access online timesheets through their Employee Center located on myMCCKC. Biweekly paid employees include all of the following: Full time staff Flexible part time Regular part time staff …

Book Fair to Benefit MCC-Longview Flower Fund

The MCC-Longview Staff Association will be hosting a book fair next Monday and Tuesday, April 1 and 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the MCC-Longview Campus Center lobby. This fair is open to all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. All proceeds will be donated to the MCC-Longview Flower Fund. This fund pays for gifts of flowers …

MTV2 Executive Producer-Dara Cook Presentation

Ms. Cook discussed how she got started as an entertainment writer, and what it is like to contribute to programming that is viewed by an audience of millions. She also offered advice to students on the various ways to navigate their careers and to follow their passions. Students also had the opportunity to network with Ms. Cook …

National Association of Developmental Education

    A team from PV (Dawn Brady, Vicki Raine, Millie Nottingham, Carin Rowell, and Jennifer Wood) and Carrie Coogan, Executive Director of Literacy Kansas City, presented at the NADE (National Association of Developmental Education) conference. The conference was held in late February in Denver CO. The topic of the PV presentation was PV’s partnership …

Successful End to Debate Team Season

MCC-Longview Debate Team coach John Mikolajcik is very proud of his team and he has good reason to be. The team’s final tournament, the Pi Kappa Delta 100th Anniversary National Tournament in St. Louis, Mo., March 13-16, was a successful cap to the season. The PKD tournament is the oldest national tournament in the United …