Monthly archives: September, 2015

Deadline for comments on HLC draft is Sept. 30

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The HLC Steering Committee reminds employees that the deadline to comment on the final draft of the accreditation document is Wednesday, Sept. 30, at noon. The committee wrote “assurance arguments” in five categories, or criteria, that will be reviewed by a team from the Higher Learning Commission. The reviewers will be here in mid-November and …

Getting to know MCC: Vicki Raine

Vicki Raine

The Metropolitan Community College family is quite large, sprawled across five campuses covering more than 50 square miles. Getting to know MCC is a part of everyday work in collaborating across departments and campuses to reach the overall goal of preparing students, serving communities and creating opportunities. This new feature will introduce you to MCC …

MCCA Awareness Day

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Today (September 25th) is the deadline to join MCCA this year. Please consider renewing your membership or becoming a new member of the MCCA family. Your support helps to ensure that we have a voice at the capitol and receive our fair share of state funding and retirement benefits. Visit the MCCA website at www.mccatoday.org …

Welcome, new MCC employees

New Employees

MCC is thrilled to add new members to our team. Please say hi if you see these new faces on your campus.     From left to right: Name                                    Title                                              Location Sarah Nyepon   …

Now’s your chance to read MCC’s accreditation ‘arguments’

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As you’ve probably heard, MCC is about to undergo an accreditation review — not for a single program but for the entire college. Our last institutional review by the Higher Learning Commission was in 2006. A seven-member team of HLC reviewers will be here Nov. 15-18. Part of preparing for this accreditation visit is putting …

MCC Wellness Center to close Jan. 31

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MCC’s Wellness Center will close at the end of January, the Human Resources department announced Sept. 18. HR officials said the Wellness Center, on the first floor of the Health Science Institute building at 3444 Broadway, experienced low utilization. Here’s the statement from HR: After much deliberation and study a decision has been made to …

The HLC accreditation team is coming — what you should know

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It has been almost 10 years since Metropolitan Community College underwent an accreditation review. If you weren’t here in 2006, or if you just weren’t paying attention, now’s the time to catch up: A team from the Higher Learning Commission arrives in mid-November and will be here several days. Is this a big deal? Absolutely. …

New Jobs

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CO# 15-122 AC Administrative Systems Technical Coordinator * posted 09/11/2015 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 09/27/2015 for the initial screening. * For more information or to apply: http://jobs.mcckc.edu/postings/9951   CO# 15-123 AC Website Manager * posted 09/11/2015 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 09/27/2015 …

MCC bookstores update

MCC-Maple Woods Bookstore

MCC bookstores are undergoing a big change and there are some important dates and information to pass along. The management of the bookstores will be transitioning to a private company named Follett.  In preparation for the transition, all stores have marked down merchandise. That means you can shop for sale items now through September 11th.  …

Jobs at MCC

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CO# 15-121 Administrative Assistant – Level 4 * posted 09/04/2015 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 09/20/2015 for the initial screening. * For more information or to apply: http://jobs.mcckc.edu/postings/9898 CO# 15-118 MW Associate Dean of Student Development * posted 08/27/2015 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 09/27/2015 for the …