Monthly archives: September, 2013

MCC Update September 2013

Watch the September 2013 edition of the MCC Update intro video. MCC Update is MCC’s quarterly compendium of news, events and student success stories that is shared with the external community. This video, which is included at the beginning of the e-newsletter, gives an overview of the district-wide happenings from the previous three months.

Cathy Broski to explore “Dreams & Journeys” at Carter Art Center Gallery

Cathy Broski will present “Dreams and Journeys” at the Carter Art Center Gallery at MCC-Penn Valley. The exhibit will open Oct. 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 3201 Southwest Trafficway. A reception with an artist talk will begin at 6 pm and include complimentary wine and cheese. The show will be sponsored by the …

Board of Trustees meeting recap

The Board of Trustees met last night at MCC-Blue River to conduct its monthly meeting. Dr. Michael Banks, president of MCC-Blue River, offered a warm welcome and introduced MCC-Blue River Business instructor Lynn Canady. Canady offered a brief presentation on the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that is offered during tax season on all …

Are you ready for fairy tale madness? Homecoming is NEXT WEEK at Maple Woods!

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A decorating contest, flash mob, and masquerade ball are all part of homecoming this year – celebrate the dark side of fairy tales with us at the 6th Annual Monarch Masquerade Homecoming Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2013. Sept. 28 RUBILK – Run/Bike/Walk 4k to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. Registration is $5 per person beginning at …

Register by FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 to receive a Trail Blazer T-shirt!!

Sign up ASAP for the Trail Blazer 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, Oct. 12. Students, employees and community members are all welcome to take part in this fun and healthy event for recreational walkers and runners. It is a fundraiser for Student Activities,  Athletics and the Staff Association. For a guaranteed t-shirt, please register …

Flu shots available at the MCC Wellness Center

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MCC is currently offering flu shots to benefit eligible employees enrolled in the health plan. Make an appointment by calling the MCC Wellness Center at 816.604.4555. There is a limited supply available, so make your appointment soon. (The $20 fee is waived for those on the High Deductible Plan, since the flu shot is preventive …

Blood Drive at MCC-Maple Woods Oct. 2

Help us reach our goal of 40 pints! MCC-Maple Woods is hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Student Center. The time has been extended to allow more employees to participate this year. For more information on dontation guidelines, please visit the CBC website.

Area HS students learn tech skills at MCC-BT

Mason Drew, left, and Jacob Hughes learn about electrical principles by testing resistance, current, and voltage in the Electronics lab at MCC-BT.

Twenty eight high school students from North Kansas City, Independence, and Alta Vista school districts have been attending morning classes at MCC-Business & Technology as part of the new Early College program.  These students learn skills and earn up to 20 college credits in the fields of Drafting/Engineering Technology or Industrial Technology. Read more about …