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 […]
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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 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 […]
MCC-Longview displayed a clothesline of anti-violence T-shirts on campus today to increase awareness of the impact of violence against women. Each T-shirt was created to honor someone who has been a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse. To make a T-shirt, visit the Longview Reentry Office, room 257 in the Campus Center, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 […]
Squeaky, smelly and undeniably part of almost every college classroom, dry-erase markers are among the most basic supplies at MCC, whether they’re used for solving equations in front of a class or brainstorming with colleagues. The MCC-Maple Woods Environmental Club aims to ease both the environmental and budgetary burden on MCC by reviving the “dead” […]
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 […]
MCC-Maple Woods employees show support for MIssouri governor Jay Nixon’s designation of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. In addition, Nixon also declared April 13 as “Go Blue” day.
Now is your chance to erase the “Wash Me!” taunts your child (or your parents) scribbled into the dust on your car – the MCC-Maple Woods Collegiate Activities Board will be hosting a car wash from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 18 in the front parking lot of the campus. It’s FREE! CAB will […]
The week of Apr. 16, 2012, has been declared “Student Worker Appreciation Week” to show campus wide appreciation and to recognize the hard work and contributions that student workers make to MCC-Blue River. Dr. Banks will present small tokens of appreciation to all student workers throughout the week, and supervisors and staff coworkers of student workers […]
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 […]