Corey Barahona, a senior midfielder with the Dallas Texans Soccer Academy out of Denton, Tex., will be joining the Monarchs next season. The Dallas Texans are ranked among the top three soccer clubs in the nation. The Dallas Texans were the U17B National League and Classic League D-1 champions for 2011 and placed third in […]
News and features about the many activities and events where MCC participates in the surrounding metropolitan community.
The Kansas City Star’s Mara Williams reported that more high school students than ever are trying to get a jump on getting college credits, and MCC offers programs by which students can even emerge from high school with an associate’s degree already in hand. Find out more about the Trailblazer Collegiate Academy at MCC-Blue River […]
The MCC-Longview Public Computer Center will be hosting an open house on Thursday, May 3, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., in the Community Education Center. Guests will learn from PCC demonstrations and can register to win door prizes, including the grand prize: a Netbook computer. Refreshments will be served. The MCC-Longview Public Computer Center offers free computer access with support from trained lab specialists, […]
Last year, nearly 4,500 walkers, sponsors, and vendors helped to raise over $464,000 for 5,700 men, women, and children living in Kansas City with HIV/AIDS. To join MCC in the fight against HIV/AIDS: Go to http://www.firstgiving.com/aidswalkkc/teams and click “Start Fundraising” click “Register” When asked for a team, choose Metropolitan Community College Create your own fundraising […]
His story has been told again and again – at the time of his tragic death in Afghanistan 8 months ago and more recently as members of the community step forward to remember a father, athlete, soldier and friend. MCC-Maple Woods hosted a tribute ceremony for its one-time team leader – praising his athletic talent, […]
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 […]
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!