Category «Community»

News and features about the many activities and events where MCC participates in the surrounding metropolitan community.

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 …

MCC Traffic Advisory: Hospital Hill Run, June 2 and 3, 2017

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley and the MCC-Administrative Center offices should not be significantly impacted by road closures during annual Hospital Hill Run activities, hosted by the UMKC School of Medicine on Friday night, June 2 and Saturday, June 3. MCC employees, however, are encouraged to review the following schedule, if there are plans to be on campus during …

MCC remembers: Ron Greathouse, 1940-2016

Metropolitan Community College is remembering retired MCC employee Ron Greathouse. Greathouse passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016. Greathouse served in many positions while employed at MCC. First employed as an automotive instructor at MCC-Longview in 1969, Greathouse went on to serve in many roles at MCC. He was an assistant dean, an associate dean of …

MCC Traffic Advisory: Hospital Hill Run, June 3 and 4, 2016

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley should not be significantly impacted by road closures during annual Hospital Hill Run activities, hosted by the UMKC School of Medicine on Friday night, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, but MCC employees are encouraged to review the following schedule, if there are plans to be on campus during these time periods. The Hospital …

MCC Board of Trustees elects new leaders

At its May 19 meeting, MCC’s Board of Trustees elected a new president and vice president. Trent M. Skaggs, a member of the board since 2012, is the new president, replacing David Disney in that role. Disney remains on the board. Barbara A. Washington, who was elected to the board in April, is the new …

MCC welcomes new school neighbor to Midtown KCMO

Metropolitan Community College has a new school neighbor and is happy to welcome Citizens of the World Kansas City (CWCKC) to Midtown. CWCKC is a public charter school opening this August and is currently accepting students for enrollment in the Kindergarten and First Grades. At the new campus at 3435 Broadway (on the corner of Armour …

Phone Scam Notification

It has been brought to Metropolitan Community College’s attention that some MCC employees have received phishing phone calls specifically targeting MCC. A caller may claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service and allege that MCC did not withhold taxes correctly in previous years. In one case, the caller reportedly identified as an IRS agent, …

MCC is a friend of the 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. 2016 FOTZ members enjoy many benefits which include: free admission until March 31, 2017 10 to 20 percent off at Restaurants and Gift Shops, …