Category «Student Life»

MCC Student on Ellen show, KCTV5

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 …

Surgical Technologist Program Students Give Back

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 …

“The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” closes this weekend

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!

Auditions for MCC-Longview’s Production of RENT

MCC-Longview will be holding open auditions next month for the upcoming production of RENT. Auditions will be held on May 19, noon-5 p.m., in the Cultural Arts Center and are open to people ages 17 and older. For students, college credit is available with courses associated with this production. Those who plan to audition should come prepared …

Two AAUW Re-Entry Women of the Year at Blue River

Rhonda Chamberlain and Jill M. Brown both claim the title of Re-entry Woman of the Year at MCC-Blue River, a title awarded them by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). In response to receiving this recognition, both women expressed eloquent gratitude. “Finally being able to go back to school to further my education has …

Free Concert: Northland Symphony Orchestra

The Northland Symphony Orchestra will be performing at 3 p.m. April 22 at Park Hill South High School. This event is free and open to the public. The orchestra will be performing Symphony No. 1 by Shostakovich, Essay No. 1 by Barber and Concerto for Saxophone by Glazunov. High school competition winners Samuel Riley and …

MCC-Maple Woods students’ artistic expression on display at juried show

MCC-Maple Woods art students displayed their pieces from this semester at a juried art show April 5 in the Campus Center. Photography, sculpture, painting, drawing and multi-media pieces took center stage, with three students being selected for prizes. Students also had the opportunity to sell their pieces at the show, with several being purchased by …

MCC-Maple Woods employment panel covers marketability, social media and more

Preparing students for the job market has become more demanding than ever, thanks to a tight economy and the need for more training and education as technology continues to advance. The days of graduating from high school, landing a job with a business, training and continuing employment there indefinitely are long gone, leaving new and …

MCC-Blue River arts raise $3878 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

MCC-Blue River arts students and members of the local community raised nearly $4000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City at the spring “Hope Away From Home” concert. The Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City, under the direction of Dr. Rebecca Johnson, put on an admirable performance Saturday night to raise funds for the local …

MCC, U of Phoenix partner to provide reduced tuition, fees

MCC and the University of Phoenix have formed an alliance that will give MCC students, graduates and employees an opportunity for reduced tuition and fees when enrolling at the university. University of Phoenix will provide a 5% tuition reduction and a 100% Prior Learning Assessment fee waiver to the following MCC-affiliated applicants: eligible MCC employees …