Monthly archives: May, 2013

New MCC-BT programs will teach high schools students college-level technical skills

High school students from the Independence and North Kansas City school districts will soon be able to earn college credit in technical programs, thanks to an agreement signed this week by the school districts and Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology campus.  The initiative, called the MCC-Business & Technology Early College program, allows high school …

MCC in the news: Penn Valley tornado shelter featured on KMBC 9 News

One of MCC’s six storm shelters, or ‘safe rooms’, was featured Wednesday in a KMBC 9 News story about storm shelter resources in Kansas City. Click here to watch the news story. MCC’s safe rooms, completed in 2008 with the help of a grant from FEMA, are located on each campus and at the Pioneer …

Face-to-Face Coaching, June Schedule

Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Face-to-Face Coaching  program has added an additional date at the Administrative Center due to high demand. Face-to-face lifestyle coaching provides personalized motivational techniques to improve overall health and eliminate health risks. June Schedule: BT: June 4, 9-1   Room CC111 AC: June 4, 8-4   Room 236 BR: June 10, 8-4   Room …

T.A.K.E Foundation to offer class at BT

The T.A.K.E. Foundation is about education, safety and peace of mind; things that every young girl and woman should have and hold dearly. T.A.K.E. Defense Training provides girls and women of all ages with unique reality-based, hands-on self-defense training. Such training provides safety awareness that everyone needs and deserves. You can register for the training …

Penn Valley President Dr. Joe Seabrooks featured on “Community College News Now”

 By: Aleena Gardezi Dr. Joe Seabrooks became the permanent president at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley in April 2011 after spending 18 months serving as both Interim President at the Penn Valley campus and President at the Blue River campus.  He joined MCC in September of 2007 as President of MCC-Blue River. His “greatest accomplishment” is …

Happy Holiday!

 The Insider staff wish you a safe and exciting holiday break!

Career opportunities

CO# 13-095 BTC- Engineering Technology Instructor-SCF * posted 05/23/2013 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 06/23/2013 for the initial screening. * For more information or to apply: http://jobs.mcckc.edu/postings/3648 CO# 13-096 AC-MetroSoft System Manager * posted 05/23/2013 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 06/09/2013 for the initial …

MCC-Longview wins Lee’s Summit Chamber award

MCC-Longview was honored on Friday by the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce with the Business of the Year Award. The campus received the honor at the chamber’s annual Res In Motus Award Luncheon. Longview was chosen from among three finalists in the large-employer category. Award selection was based on excellence in mission and culture, employee …

MCC Welcomes Wellness Coordinator Sharon Prothe

Please join us in welcoming Sharon Prothe as MCC’s Wellness Coordinator. Sharon is a member of the CBIZ Employee Services division and will office at the MCC Wellness Center, as well as schedule campus visits. As MCC’s Wellness Coordinator, Sharon will be creating and implementing exciting wellness activities while helping us inspire a culture of …