Category «Student Life»

Round 2 in toolbox give-away brings luck to student

MCC-Business & Technology students that applied for graduation were entered in a drawing for PROTO toolbox, donated by Grainger. This is the second toolbox Grainger has donated to MCC-BTC for graduating students. Brandon Jaixen, (pictured above, middle) will receive his associate’s in precision machining, with a CNC emphasis. Runners up Korey Jackson, A.A.S CISCO; and Benjamin …

One week from today, One MCC Graduation

Next Thursday at Municipal Auditorium, MCC will hold its first ever five-campus combined graduation ceremony. This celebration begins a new era as MCC holds one ceremony, instead of five separate ones,  to celebrate the achievements of our graduates. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are not required. Get detailed graduation ceremony instructions here.

First MCC-Cass County college courses receive high marks from students

As the inaugural semester of MCC’s course offerings in Cass County is wrapping up this month, results of a student satisfaction survey indicate most students would give the program an A+. The semester, which began in February, marked the first time MCC has offered degree-path college courses within Cass County limits. Classes are held in …

Sweet student showing caps semester of artistic endeavors

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MCC-Maple Woods art students have had a lot to be proud of this semester, from an excellent juried art show to serving a Kansas City community. The students’ artistic experiments and endeavors culminated in a showing at the Glass of Milk Cake Company in the Northland. The students’ creations were based on the bakery’s signature …

Penn Valley Physical Therapist Students Present Posters at HSI

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    Physical Therapist Assistants students studying Kinesiology held poster presentations on Tuesday, May 1st at the Health Science Institute.  The event was open to all. Students presented information on a research article related to the practice of physical therapy. Some of the topics included Is electrical stimulation and exercise better than exercise or electrical stimulation …

MCC-Penn Valley Hosts Am I My Brother’s Keeper Conference

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 Last week, MCC-Penn Valley hosted the first annual Am I My Brother’s Keeper Conference in the Education Center.  The conference was attended by high school students from Central High School and Cristo Rey Kansas City. College students from MCC-Penn Valley, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Northwest Missiouri State University, University of Central …

MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs play in regional tournament

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After a season of ups and downs and a lot of rainy weather, the MCC-Maple Woods baseball Monarchs are headed for the regional stage, landing the #3 seed in the tournament and facing off tomorrow against St. Louis Community College. The double-elimination tournament is taking place now through this weekend in St. Louis. If the …

MCC-Blue River awards banquet

Many students, faculty and staff had a day to be proud of at the 2012 MCC-Blue River awards banquet. In particular, Blue River’s Marcus Walker excelled as a student and is an incredible human being, according to Sociology instructor Cynthia Tooley, so it was no surprise to find out that his mother cared about school …

Students: Earn money, develop skills in State Parks Youth Corp

This summer, Missourians (ages 17-23) will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the State Parks Youth Corp. This program will challenge participants to “Think Outside” by accomplishing interesting projects that help preserve and enhance Missouri’s state park system. The program teaches leadership skills and supports an appreciation for the environment and “green” …