Monthly archives: August, 2013

Career opportunity

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Students celebrate Duck Dynasty, Maple-style

Sweet tea, hillbilly games, and awesome beards were all on display for Maple Woods’ Duck Dynasty. Our own Scot Savage even scored an interview with Willy, who managed to keep his awesome composure throughout.

Insurance, new plan designs coming in 2014

MCC has contracted New Plan Options with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) for continued medical insurance coverage. The new options include a Standard PPO, Premier PPO, and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). The HMO is no longer available.  MCC will absorb 10% of the increased insurance premium, covering 100% of benefit eligible employee health insurance …

Penn-Valley’s Week of Welcome Continues

As our students become more familiar with their classes, and the Penn Valley campus, our wonderful Campus Life and Leadership office has been hosting “Week of Welcome” events to help our students stay engaged. As the “WOW” week continues, “Meet Our Deans” has been one of the many events that  provided the opportunity for students to …

AC Employee of the Month, Carol Rodman

Carol Rodman came to MCC in April of 2007 after retiring from her job at Sprint, where she was serving as the project manager for data conversion projects. Carol is MCC’s telecommunications specialist, which means she is completely responsible for anything having to do with telephones at MCC. If you need a desk phone, cell …

Students connect with MCC

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MCC-Maple Woods student wins bookstore refund

For the past few semesters, the MCC-Maple Woods bookstore has participated in a drawing for a student to win a complete refund of his or her course books. This year, more than 100 students entered the drawing held during Welcome Week. Congratulations to Marissa Moore, who was refunded nearly $500!  

MCC student plants tree in honor of Health Science Institute

It really means a lot to MCC staff and faculty when a student goes out of their way to say thank you—but Susan Kurtenbach, MCC-Penn Valley student, really touched our hearts by having a tree planted in honor of MCC’s Health Science Institute. Susan, 53, enrolled at MCC last year through the MoHealthWINs program, which …

MCC-Maple Woods women reunite for soccer showdown

The Maple Woods women’s soccer team recently hosted a soccer showdown – against a few of their own. After six years and more than 50 students spending time in a Monarchs uniform, old and new players reunited on the field Aug. 24, 2013 at Happy Rock Park. “It’s great to see how far this program …