Category «Community»

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 — …

MCC Faculty Insight on Powerball Mania

The odds are that if you’ve enrolled at MCC this semester or will be teaching, you will have a great semester.  The odds aren’t so good that a winning Powerball ticket will be a part of that semester plan! We thought it would be a good time to weigh in with faculty, who have insight …

REGIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN – ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

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Officials from Metropolitan Community College recently worked with other communities in Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties and Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) to update the Regional Hazard Mitigation for the next five years. The goal of the plan is to reduce loss of life, property, human suffering, economic disruption and disaster assistance costs from …

Preparation for November Higher Learning Commission Visit

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Metropolitan Community College –Kansas City is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The College will host a visit November 16-17, 2015, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.  Metropolitan Community College (MCC) has been accredited by …

Vice Chancellor of Student Success and Engagement Announced

  Metropolitan Community College has named Kathrine Swanson, Ed.D., the new vice chancellor for student success and engagement. Swanson comes to MCC from Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania where she has served for the last 10 years as a member of the senior leadership team, most recently as the vice president for …

MCC Board Gives Administration Vote of Confidence

The Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan Community College voted unanimously for a resolution commending and supporting Chancellor Mark James and his leadership team for accomplishment made during the past five years. The action comes after criticism of Chancellor James and his Chief of Staff Kathy Walter-Mack from former employees, appeared in an alternative newspaper. …

Hazard Mitigation Update

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To be eligible for certain FEMA grants related to hazard mitigation, the Metropolitan Community College participates in the MARC Regional Multi-Hazard Strategic Planning.  The plan is designed to identify measures to reduce risks from possible disastrous events.  The plan is updated every five years, and the attached is MCC’s proposed goals and actions for the …

Support Future MCC Nurses

Support the nursing students at MCC-Penn Valley HSI by purchasing a raffle ticket at your local bookstore. Ticket prices are $5 or buy four tickets for $20 and get one free. The drawing will be conducted on Friday, April 24, 2015. Tickets will be on sale until Thursday, April 23,2015. All winners will be notified …