Do you have a family income of less than $52,000? If so, you may be eligible so free tax filing through NextStepKC. The community-based organization is working with trained students and staff at MCC-Maple Woods to offer free state and federal income tax filing to qualified individuals. All services are provided on the MCC-Maple Woods […]
News and features about the many activities and events where MCC participates in the surrounding metropolitan community.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Penn Valley battled Johnson County Community College in the first-ever border war Friday. Although the Lady Scouts came up short against the Lady Cavs (87-46), the Scouts trampled the Cavs 76-73. The men’s team also defeated Kansas City, Kansas Community College in the MLK Classic 88-67 on Monday. […]
Tiffany Green of the Francis Institute at Penn Valley was featured Thursday on KCTV 5’s “Better Kansas City.” The segment gave tips to parents and caregivers for beating cabin fever during frigid winter months. To view the clip, click on Francis Institute shared cabin fever busters.
Who says the Border War is over? And this time it’s Jackson County versus Johnson County. The NEW border war is going down Friday, January 17th . The Penn Valley Scouts will represent Jackson County and go head-to-head with the Johnson County Community College Cavaliers. The Lady Scouts will take on the Lady Cavs at […]
Representatives of Northwest Missouri State University and Metropolitan Community College (MCC) gathered Thursday, Jan. 9, to mark their collaboration and the relocation of Northwest’s Kansas City Center to the MCC-Maple Woods campus. Northwest classes at the new location begin in conjunction with the start of the University’s spring trimester Monday, Jan. 13. Northwest is using […]
Harrisonville manufacturer Church & Dwight Co., Inc. has partnered with Metropolitan Community College to enroll 45 of their 250 employees in the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program for business management. The first group of students, consisting of plant workers and administrative staff, started this past fall at MCC and is gearing up for their second semester. […]
Penn Valley’s Social Science Division in sponsoring its annual Civil Rights Pilgrimage April 24-27. The learning community will visit historic sites from the Civil Rights era in Memphis, Atlanta, Montgomery and Birmingham. The 4-day bus tour is open to students, employees and community members. To prepare for the pilgrimage, enroll in HIST 140 or CRJU […]
The Maple Woods vet tech department still has 6 animals that need forever homes by the end of the semester. They need your help! Here’s a little more about these amazing companions….. This is McGgruff…he is a 2 year old male Rottweiler Mix. He is super small, very treat motivated and easily trained. He is […]
Explore: College and Career Showcase, MCC’s first all-campus recruitment event in recent years, was a big success. The Oct. 29 event drew more than 400 visitors to the five campuses: MCC-Maple Woods welcomed 113 people, including 48 prospective students MCC-Blue River had a total of 86 people, 36 of them prospective students MCC-Longview had 148 total, with 69 […]
Seventy people enjoyed running and walking in MCC-Blue River’s Trail Blazer 5K last month. Participants ranged from eight to 60 in age, with awards for each age range. Jacob Denney was the overall male winner, finishing the course in 19:26 minutes. Amos Johnson finished next in the Male 10-19 category with a 20:36 time. Both […]