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MCC is Listening: March 26

MCC is Listening is dedicated to providing a mechanism for employees and students to share ideas and suggestions that help us achieve our mission of preparing students, serving communities and creating opportunities. Suggestion boxes are located on each campus and at the AC to enable employees and students to submit written suggestions. Your thoughts, ideas, …

MCC is Listening

The MCC IS LISTENING is a regular feature where we answer your questions about MCC. Submit your question, comment or concern anonymously in one of the MCC is Listening boxes. We will track down the information and try to answer your questions as best we can. You can also submit your question or comment anonymously online …

MCC-Penn Valley to present graphic design student portfolio exhibit

MCC-Penn Valley will kickoff its Graphic Design Student Portfolio Exhibition with a reception on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. in the Carter Art Center Gallery, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The show will run through Dec. 12 and will feature portfolios of the following students: Mark Antes Lee Bennett Dustin Burns Tetiana Graham Justin Grote Jerry Hodge …

MCC Strikes Transfer Agreement with Historic Central Methodist University

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and Central Methodist University (CMU) have inked an articulation agreement that will allow students’ college credits to transfer seamlessly from MCC to CMU. The agreement is MCC’s first with CMU, a private university in Fayette, Mo. It will offer students the opportunity to earn an Associate’s in Arts or Science degree …

Giving thanks to our employee, student veterans

Dear MCC Colleagues: Veterans Day is a time to honor our service men and women and their families.  These Americans represent the spirit of courage and freedom that has marked our nation and we owe them our gratitude.  It is also a day to pause and remember the sacrifice of those who have paid the ultimate …

MCC honors outstanding community members, alumni, employees

Metropolitan Community College honored a few special community supporters, alumni and employees at the 2012 MCC Gratitude Reception on Thursday. The reception recognized those originizations and individuals who have supported the college and its mission of preparing students, serving communities and creating opportunities. Chancellor Mark James and MCC-Maple Woods president Merna Saliman awarded this year’s …

MCC receives $2.6M grant for nursing scholarships

Metropolitan Community College announced this week it will receive $2.6 million to provide scholarships for disadvantaged students looking to train for professional nursing careers. The grant, which will be paid out over four years, comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. All …

MCC-Longview Flights of Fancy returns to campus

Break out the box kites and great ready to spend your day on Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s front lawn. The 6th Annual MCC-Longview Flights of Fancy kite festival sponsored by Farmers Insurance is back and bigger than ever. Sean Beaver and the Kansas City Kite Club will once again put on an amazing display of mega-kites …

Murder and comedy on stage at MCC-Longview’s Cultural Arts Center

Sliding doors, secret passageways, swiveling bookcases, an untimely blizzard, and diabolical characters combine to set the stage for sidesplitting comedy in John Bishop’s The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, the spring production by MCC-Longview’s theater department. The play, directed by Kittie Harden, will be staged April 13, 14, 19, 20, and 21 in the Cultural …

MCC-Longview seeks singers for community choir

You know who you are: You sing show tunes in the shower. You belt the oldies in your car. You even hum a few pop songs while at work. If you love to sing, then Metropolitan Community College has a great opportunity for you. The MCC-Longview music department is forming a community choir, seeking singers …