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 […]
News and features about our students.
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 […]
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” […]
Elect Student Government Elections are being held today in the Campus Center Student Union on the first floor. The elections will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5 p.m.-7 p.m. For more information contact Keet Kopecky at 604-2353 or Keet.Kopecky@MCCKC.edu. Recruit Talk with a recruiter and learn about the many ways you can plan an […]
Each spring, MCC-Maple Woods honors outstanding students in a variety of areas, from academic success to strong leadership to athletic prowess. Awards are presented by faculty members to students whom they feel have gone above and beyond the average student experience to excel in a variety of ways. Departmental awards were given out based on […]
Fox 4 reported that Metropolitan Community College’s first district-wide graduation will also mark the graduation of the first Trailblazer Collegiate Academy students. These young college students earned college credits at MCC-Blue River while still in high school, propelling them to graduate with an associate’s degree around the same time they are finishing their senior year […]
A representative from the University of Central Missouri will be on campus today, in the Advising Office, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, contact Sandee Woods at 816-604-2002.
Three MCC-Maple Woods students got a taste of higher education’s ubiquitous conference format at the Inaugural Student Research Conference, hosted by the English department. Nate Cassube and Gaby Robinson, each of who presented papers on the need for broad change in the education system based on the concepts of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire, and Ryan Trickey, […]
Today, MCC staff and faculty celebrated students who have completed LINCWorks Training. Sixteen students were awarded certificates in various healthcare courses including certified nurse assistant, Level 1 Medication Aide, CPR, mental health first aid, and phlebotomy. Four of the students were also recognized for obtaining their GED. LINCWorks is a partnership between the MCC Institute […]
MCC-Maple Woods students participated in the 2nd Annual Speeches of Service week, sharing with fellow students, faculty and staff their experiences volunteering with local community organizations and charities. Many large organizations, like Habitat for Humanity and Synergy Services, were covered, along with lesser known organizations like Kansas City Ferret Rescue.