Amanda Lockwood, who is a nursing student at MCC-Blue River and MCC-Longview, has been following Ellen Degenerous on Twitter for more than a year. This week she was picked to shadow Ellen for a day. She appeared on the Ellen show and was later interviewed on KCTV5. Use the link below to watch and to read […]
News and features about the many activities and events where MCC participates in the surrounding metropolitan community.
The MCC Board of Trustees last week welcomed Christopher Whiting, one of two new trustees elected to the board earlier in the month. Whiting was sworn in to the post at the end of the board’s monthly meeting on April 19. A second newly elected trustee, Trent Skaggs, who was unable to attend the April 19 meeting, was sworn in […]
On Tuesday, April 17 the MCC-Public Computer Center at MCC’s Pioneer Campus held an Open House for community members, faculty, staff, and students. The center has been open since July 2011 and has been in full swing ever since. Located near the intersection of 18th street and Prospect Avenue, the Pioneer Campus center welcomes students completing homework, people […]
Recently, students in MCC’s surgical technologist program coordinated and participated in a collection drive for “Mother’s Refuge,” a non-profit home in Independence, MO for teenaged women who are pregnant or who are teenage mothers. The students collected and donated baby care items such as pampers, pacifiers, and baby lotion. Mother’s Refuge currently houses 8 moms and their […]
Don’t miss your chance to see MCC-Longview’s hilarious, all-student production of The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940! The final performances are tonight, Friday and Saturday (April 19, 20 and 21) at the MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center. The show starts at at 7:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $8 and students get in for $5. See you at the show!
MCC-Longview will be holding open auditions next month for the upcoming production of RENT. Auditions will be held on May 19, noon-5 p.m., in the Cultural Arts Center and are open to people ages 17 and older. For students, college credit is available with courses associated with this production. Those who plan to audition should come prepared […]
The Northland Symphony Orchestra will be performing at 3 p.m. April 22 at Park Hill South High School. This event is free and open to the public. The orchestra will be performing Symphony No. 1 by Shostakovich, Essay No. 1 by Barber and Concerto for Saxophone by Glazunov. High school competition winners Samuel Riley and […]
MCC-Maple Woods art students displayed their pieces from this semester at a juried art show April 5 in the Campus Center. Photography, sculpture, painting, drawing and multi-media pieces took center stage, with three students being selected for prizes. Students also had the opportunity to sell their pieces at the show, with several being purchased by […]
Preparing students for the job market has become more demanding than ever, thanks to a tight economy and the need for more training and education as technology continues to advance. The days of graduating from high school, landing a job with a business, training and continuing employment there indefinitely are long gone, leaving new and […]
MCC-Blue River arts students and members of the local community raised nearly $4000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City at the spring “Hope Away From Home” concert. The Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City, under the direction of Dr. Rebecca Johnson, put on an admirable performance Saturday night to raise funds for the local […]