Monthly archives: August, 2016

MCC welcomes new employees, August 2016

Metropolitan Community College would like to welcome the most recent additions to the MCC family. Please say hello to these 15 new employees, who join us as we embark on a new academic year. Here is more on these fresh faces — a little trivia some shared about themselves: Patrick Kirkwood, history instructor, MCC-Blue River …

A message from Dr. Carlos Peñaloza, new vice chancellor for academic affairs

Dr. Carlos Peñaloza, MCC’s new vice chancellor for academic affairs, sent this message by email to employees Aug. 25: To my new community, This week we find ourselves embarking into a new academic year and celebrating past and future accomplishments.  I want to formally introduce myself and welcome you to the 2016-2017 academic year. I …

Jobs at MCC

New job postings for Metropolitan Community College are listed below.  You may always check out MCC’s latest job postings at jobs.mcckc.edu. You can search full-time faculty positions, full-time non-faculty positions, part-time positions and student employment.  Also look for job updates on our social media connection on Facebook – link here to Jobs at MCC.  Explore opportunities to become …

MCC cancer survivor: Co-workers’ support ‘means the world to me’

Metropolitan Community College co-workers sometimes are more like family than colleagues. A familiar face at MCC-Maple Woods made two appearances in a KansasCity.com photo gallery recently, and here’s why. Denise Westrem, an academic adviser who’s worked at MCC for 26 years, is fighting breast cancer. She is undergoing treatment but still in the office part time. KansasCity.com featured her for …

Barbecue dinner for employees is part of MCC Night at the K

We hope you’ll join us for MCC Night at the K on Tuesday, Sept. 13, when the Kansas City Royals take on the Oakland A’s. Details: Discounted tickets are available to MCC employees, students, family and friends. Tickets are $13 each, but there are service fees as well. Here’s the link to purchase tickets: royals.com/mccnight …

MCC remembers: Ron Greathouse, 1940-2016

Metropolitan Community College is remembering retired MCC employee Ron Greathouse. Greathouse passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016. Greathouse served in many positions while employed at MCC. First employed as an automotive instructor at MCC-Longview in 1969, Greathouse went on to serve in many roles at MCC. He was an assistant dean, an associate dean of …

MCC Night at the K: Discounted tickets and free Bo Jackson T-shirts

The social event of the season? It’s MCC Night at the K on Tuesday, Sept. 13, an opportunity to hobnob with fellow MCC’ers and watch the Royals in action against the Oakland A’s. Employees and students who use this link can buy discounted tickets for themselves, friends and family (the game starts at 6:15 p.m.): …

Jobs at MCC

New job postings for Metropolitan Community College are listed below.  You may always check out MCC’s latest job postings at jobs.mcckc.edu. You can search full-time faculty positions, full-time non-faculty positions, part-time positions and student employment.  Also look for job updates on our social media connection on Facebook – link here to Jobs at MCC.  Explore opportunities to become …

FYI: MCC defibrillator and first aid kit locations

Metropolitan Community College has 53 automated external defibrillators, (AEDs) throughout the district. AEDs are small portable devices that can save a life when a person is experiencing a cardiac emergency. An AED is capable of recognizing and diagnosing irregular heart rhythms. The AED can determine when and if an electric shock is necessary. By providing …

Jobs at MCC

A new job posting for Metropolitan Community College is listed below.  You may always check out MCC’s latest job postings at jobs.mcckc.edu. You can search full-time faculty positions, full-time non-faculty positions, part-time positions and student employment.  Also look for job updates on our social media connection on Facebook – link here to Jobs at MCC.  Explore opportunities to …