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MCC-Maple Woods music instructor Jim Murray wins NRCC award

Jim Murray, music instructor at MCC-Maple Woods and conductor of the Northland Symphony Orchestra, was recently rewarded for his efforts at the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Excellence in Education banquet. The banquet honors outstanding teachers and students who contribute to education in the Northland each year. Murray, who has been at MCC for …

MCC-Maple Woods hosts open house at newly-opened MCC St. Joseph Center

MCC-Maple Woods opened the doors of the MCC St. Joseph Center to the public April 10, inviting to community to learn about a new opportunity for A+ students in the surrounding areas. Under a new partnership with Northwest Missouri State University, MCC-Maple Woods will provide courses to area A+ students from classrooms in the Historic …

MCC-Maple Woods sponsors annual Northland Ethnic Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? Consider packing up and taking a trip around the world at the annual Northland Ethnic Festival, held from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. March 29 at Park Hill South High School. The annual festival will feature music, dance, food and arts from more than 20 different countries. This …

MCC-Maple Woods to host blood drive March 19

As warmer weather approaches, it’s time to help the local Community Blood Center stock up on supplies for the busy Spring season. Maple Woods will be hosting a blood drive on campus from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. March 19 in the Student Center. Our goal is to donate 40 pints! Walk-ins are welcome.

MCC-Maple Woods partners with Shepherd’s Center Central to offer learning opportunities for 50+

MCC-Maple Woods has partnered with Shepherd’s Center Central to introduce THE 50 FORWARD CLUBTM and is accepting charter memberships effective immediately. “This new club is exclusively for people age 50+ with no residency restrictions and includes a wide range of benefits and opportunities. THE 50 FORWARD CLUBTM is in line with Shepherd’s Center Central’s mission …

Maple Woods vet tech program awarded by NAVTA

The MCC-Maple Woods veterinary technology program was recently awarded Chapter of the Year and Advisor of the Year by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America. The awards are given to chapters who focus on the success of their students, as well as engage the community. The vet tech class at Maple Woods, along …

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinics are back at MCC-Maple Woods

Do you have a family income of less than $52,000? If so, you may be eligible so free tax filing through NextStepKC. The community-based organization is working with trained students and staff at MCC-Maple Woods to offer free state and federal income tax filing to qualified individuals. All services are provided on the MCC-Maple Woods …

Northwest, MCC celebrate partnership, opening of new Kansas City Center

Representatives of Northwest Missouri State University and Metropolitan Community College (MCC) gathered Thursday, Jan. 9, to mark their collaboration and the relocation of Northwest’s Kansas City Center to the MCC-Maple Woods campus. Northwest classes at the new location begin in conjunction with the start of the University’s spring trimester Monday, Jan. 13. Northwest is using …