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Kansas City welcomes Chancellor Beatty

Colleagues, In case you were not able to attend Metropolitan Community College’s reception for Chancellor Kimberly Beatty at the historic Union Station last month, we wanted to share her story and the values she will bring to our community. For those of you who did attend, Dr. Beatty wants to extend her gratitude for such …

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 …

Farewell to Chancellor James, welcome to Chancellor Beatty

At receptions this week, the Metropolitan Community College community said goodbye to its seventh chancellor and hello to the eighth. Mark James, chancellor since 2010, was presented with two resolutions of commendation (one from the College, one from Kansas City Mayor Sly James), a FabLab-created wooden replica of the MCC seal, and a framed commencement …

Metropolitan Community College’s four NJCAA athletic memberships will consolidate to one

Metropolitan Community College’s four National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) memberships will consolidate to one membership effective Fall 2018. The primary goal of consolidating MCC’s athletic programs is to expand student athletes’ access to the full range of MCC academic programs at all five campuses. Under the current structure, an athlete is required to enroll …

MCC employee discount – Kansas City Zoo

Metropolitan Community College is continuing its corporate partnership with the Kansas City Zoo. All MCC employees will receive $5 off, with the purchase of a Friends of the Zoo (FOTZ) membership. 2017 FOTZ members enjoy many benefits which include: free admission until March 31, 2018 10 to 20 percent off at Restaurants and Gift Shops, …

Save the date: MCC chancellor search firm listening sessions

Please Save the Date: As you have already been made aware, the process to recruit the next chancellor has begun. The Board of Trustees has identified members of the Chancellor Advisory Screening Committee and announced that Spelman Johnson, a leading executive search firm, will assist this national search. Jim Norfleet and Ellen Heffernan with Spelman …

MCC IT updates security measures for computer usage

To protect systems against potential cyber attacks, the Information Technology Department has made further improvements to continue to protect Metropolitan Community College systems and data. Recently, the department  formed a standing committee that represents various functional areas responsible for protection of sensitive data and are working as a team to enhance security. As part of …

Chancellor Advisory Screening Committee members announced

  At the January 19 Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees meeting, Board President Trent Skaggs announced both the search firm and the members of the Chancellor Advisory Screening Committee to fill the impending chancellor vacancy position. President Skaggs detailed the charge of the advisory committee to recommend three finalists to the Board of Trustees …

MCC employee tributes and remembrances

The MCC Human Resources Department is establishing a process in conjunction with MCC Communications to provide employees with information regarding our current and former colleagues. In addition to an email sent from Human Resources, such announcements will also appear on this website, blogs.mcckc.edu/insider, under “Employee Tributes and Remembrances.” As a reminder, if you wish to share …

National poll ranks nurses high on honesty and ethics

According to Gallup’s annual poll that looks at honesty and ethical standards among various fields, nurses top the list once again with 84% of the public rating their standards as “high” or “very high. This is the 15th year in a row that nurses have been ranked with this honor. College teachers were also high on …