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MCC-Maple Woods honors Holocaust victims with Day of Remembrance concert

Though the horrors of the Holocaust are undisputed, victims and survivors of one of history’s most chilling periods of human cruelty persevered to create beautiful music – stray slants of light and faith amongst the darkness. MCC-Maple Woods will host the annual Day of Remembrance Concert: Remembering the Holocaust Through Music at 6:30 p.m. April …

Upcoming Public Computer Center Open House Dates

If you missed the Public Computer Center Open Houses at Maple Woods and Blue River, we still have three more locations to go!  Upcoming open houses for Pioneer, Longview and Business & Technology will be held at the following dates and times: MCC Pioneer Tuesday, April 17 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Room 150 MCC-Longview …

Career opportunities

CO# 12-045 AC Senior Campus Police Officer posted 04/13/2012 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 04/29/2012 for the initial screening. For more information or to apply: www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51548 CO# 12-046 AC Associate Director of Facility Services posted 04/13/2012 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 05/13/2012 for the initial screening For …

Penn Valley Lady Scout Players On the Move

Last week two Lady Scouts Basketball players officially committed to attend 4-year universities on both athletic and academic talent. KeAla Jones, a sophomore point guard, officially signed with the University of Tampa in Florida where she will begin in the fall. Cameron Randle, another sophomore point guard, has officially accepted an academic scholarship to Northwest …

MCC to receive $5 million to train local workers

U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II announced today that MCC will receive 5,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare American workers for high-tech, high-skill, in-demand jobs that employers sometimes must fill with foreign workers. The nation-wide initiative, called the H-1B Technical Skills Training grant program, is funded by fees paid by employers to bring foreign …

Pets still available for adoption through Vet Tech program

Six cats and two dogs are still awaiting adoption at the MCC-Maple Woods vet tech facility. They are all friendly and social and have had most of their vet work done already – they’ve been spayed/neutered, vaccinated and dewormed and they’re all ready to go! Pets are FREE to a good home – please contact …

Northland Ethnic Festival brings international flavor and fun

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods teams up with the City of Riverside to present the Northland Ethnic Festival at Park Hill South High School. Dancer, cooks, crafters and creative individuals from a variety of world cultures get together for a day of great food, bright colors and beautiful cultural displays. See below for photos of this …

MCC-Maple Woods students express themselves

The MCC-Maple Woods Campus Life and Leadership office hosted Express Yourself Day – students were able to absolutely be their craziest selves, with henna tattoos, haircuts and even hair color (it’s a little late for St. Patrick’s Day, no?) Henna Tattoos Haircuts Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In April! Even staff got in on the fun …

MCC goes blue for child abuse prevention

Wear blue on Friday and keep child abuse prevention in mind throughout the month of April. That’s the message from Governor Jay Nixon, whom proclaimed April 2012 “Child Abuse Prevention Month.” Metropolitan Community College Associate Vice Chancellor Tom Vansaghi was present (pictured center with children), as the chair of the Missouri Children’s Trust Fund, to accept Governor …