Category «Community»

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

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-Longview hosts 4th Annual Grogan Walk-Run, rescheduled for June 15

Due to inclement weather on May 11, the Grogan Walk-Run was rescheduled for June 15. Original story posted on May 4, 2016 Mark May 11 on the calendar for the fourth annual Grogan Walk-Run at Metropolitan Community College-Longview! What is a Grogan and why is there a walk-run named in its honor? Dr. Fred Grogan started …

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, …

MCC Events of Note — March 2016

Check out the MCC news articles on events of note on collegewide in March 2016. MCC-Blue River “All For the Children” – March 19 MCC-Maple Woods Storyteller on March 3 MCC-Longview Spring 2016 Job Fair – March 2

MCC events of note — February 2016

Check out the MCC news articles on events of note on collegewide in February 2016. It’s tax time – MCC sites available for free counseling MCC-Penn Valley hosts ‘Strictly Figurative’ ceramics show through March 20 MCC-Longview’s seventh annual Fine Arts Challenge runs through Feb. 27th ‘History Through Art’ at MCC-Maple Woods, Feb. 18 MCC-Longview — …