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MCC-Cass County hosts briefing for county leaders

Dr. Andrew Underwood, superintendent of Belton School District #124, was among dozens of Cass County civic, business and education leaders who attended Breakfast with MCC, a recent briefing for the Belton community about MCC-Cass County‘s class offerings. Dr. Underwood delivered brief remarks at the event, which was held at the Belton High School complex. Other speakers included …

MCC, Grantham University ink transfer agreement

Students, faculty, staff and graduates of Metropolitan Community College now have a new opportunity to earn a bachelor’s or a graduate degree through a new transfer agreement with Grantham University, a 61-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adult students around the world. “Grantham is an online university which allows students greater flexibility …

MCC receives $100,000 gift to support student scholarships

MCC has received a $100,000 gift from the Irven & NeVada Linscomb Foundation to support student scholarships, the MCC Foundation announced today. The gift adds to an existing scholarship fund, called the Linscomb Show-Me Scholarship, that was established by the Linscomb Foundation in 2000 to support students at MCC-Maple Woods. From 2000 to 2011, MCC received …

MCC Career Opportunities

MW Student Financial Aid Advisor * posted 07/20/2012 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 08/05/2012 for the initial screening. * For more information or to apply: www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51616   PV Academic Advisor- Financial Aid (Internal Only) * posted 07/20/2012 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 08/05/2012 …

Algerian ESL teachers visit MCC-Longview

MCC-Longview had an international flair on Monday when the campus was host to a group of English as Second Language (ESL) teachers from Algeria. Jan Rog, English and ESL faculty member at Longview, arranged the visit through the International Visitors Council of Greater Kansas City. After a welcome by Longview president Dr. Fred Grogan, Rog …

KCAI president tours MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center

Changing the perception of artists and art education, merging art and technology, and teaching art in innovative ways were the topics of discussion when Dr. Jacqueline Chanda, president of the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), visited MCC-Longview recently. Chanda spoke with members of faculty and staff, community arts leaders and Lee’s Summit City Council members …

MCC-Business & Technology apprenticeship program gets national honor

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a 21st Century Registered Apprenticeship Trailblazer and Innovator, a national honor recognizing the campus’s work with regional union leaders to award college credit for apprenticeship training. MCC-Business & Technology has developed Apprenticeship Degree Completion options that award 30-42 college credits …

Traveling? Book through CharitableHotels.org and help MCC!

MCC has teamed up with the nation’s first non-profit online travel agency to provide MCC friends, donors, employees and students one more way to support the college while at the same time saving money on their personal or professional travel expenses. Kansas City-based Charitable Hotels, an online travel agency (OTA) akin to sites like Expedia and …

New MCC Southland Training Center makes headlines

The MCC Southland Training Center, an MCC training annex in South Kansas City, is making news for its role in gearing up the tech skills of workers in southern Jackson and Cass counties. The training center, located at the office park formerly occupied by the Richards-Gebaur Air Force base, was established earlier this year in conjunction with manufacturing giant Honeywell, which will …

Gov. Nixon headlines MCC’s first ever five-campus graduation ceremony

The Metropolitan Community College district held its first ever five-campus combined graduation ceremony on Thursday and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon delivered the keynote address. The ceremony, held at the historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City, Mo., included more than 750 graduates from all five MCC campuses: Blue River, Business & Technology, Longview, Maple Woods and …