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Want to know what Kansas City employers are looking for? Let them tell you!

Learn what Kansas City employers are looking for in potential workers and how to use your education, training and resume to your advantage. MCC-Maple Woods will host a panel of local employers from 12-1 p.m. April 18 in the Campus Center Arbor Room. This event is free and open to the public. The following employers …

Memorial dog tags available for purchase to benefit Matt Mason Scholarship Fund

In remembrance of former MCC-Maple Woods student, athlete and national hero Matt Mason, a scholarship has been established through the MCC Foundation to be awarded to future baseball players who exhibit the Navy SEAL’s values and passion for the game. To fund the scholarship, the MCC-Maple Woods Bookstore will be selling memorial dog tags with …

MCC in the news: MCC dominates Examiner front page

Dr. Michael Banks, the incoming MCC-Blue River president, took his post on campus this week. His responses to five questions from the Independence/Blue Springs Examiner’s Kelly Evanson were front page news. Another Blue River happening worthy of front page attention is the upcoming “All for the Children” child abuse prevention event. Due to the great …

MCC-Maple Woods artists exhibit work in juried show

Talented artists at MCC-Maple Woods will display works in all mediums at the annual Juried Art Show from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 5 in the Campus Center Arbor Room. Additionally, a reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. featuring the artists involved in the show. Many different kinds of art will be on …

MCC-Maple Woods faculty tackle professional development through the arts

Imaginative, fantasy worlds are engaging to children, students and adults alike, and C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia” has been enjoyed in nearly every media, including books, television, movies, video games and theatrical performance. But how do you capture that engagement and make it work in the classroom? The MCC Professional Development team is inviting …

Trail Blazer women’s soccer on Univision Mar. 24

Trail Blazers women’s soccer coach Brad Childers and some of his players will be appearing soon on Spanish language television station Univision. Univision 48 Kansas City‘s Sarai Martí interviewd the coach and some of the Spanish speaking soccer players. The episode will air on Mar. 24, 2012, and will soon after be posted to the …

MCC-Maple Woods arts students give local kids HOPE

Art is first and foremost an artistic expression of self, and the MCC-Maple Woods art and photography students are lending their creative talents to others as part of the HOPE Art Project (Healing Our Children Through Poetic Expressions and Art), sponsored by National Education Consulting. An exhibition of work by both authors and artists will …

Child abuse prevention month, “All for the Children”

The deaths of young Sam and Lindsey Porter in 2004 struck close to home for the people of MCC-Blue River, and many other horrible instances of child abuse have occurred in the area since. More recently, children have been abused in the classroom by a Grain Valley second grade school teacher, and an Independence area …

MCC-Maple Woods Phi Theta Kappa hosting a highway cleanup

With a beautiful weekend lined up, why not spend Saturday morning doing something good for the community and hanging out with fellow students? The MCC-Maple Woods Upsilon Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will be hosting a trash pick-up along Highway 152 across from campus from 9 a.m. – noon March 24. Students, faculty and …