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 […]
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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 […]
U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II announced today that MCC will receive 5,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare American workers for high-tech, high-skill, in-demand jobs that employers sometimes must fill with foreign workers. The nation-wide initiative, called the H-1B Technical Skills Training grant program, is funded by fees paid by employers to bring foreign […]
Six cats and two dogs are still awaiting adoption at the MCC-Maple Woods vet tech facility. They are all friendly and social and have had most of their vet work done already – they’ve been spayed/neutered, vaccinated and dewormed and they’re all ready to go! Pets are FREE to a good home – please contact […]
More than 1100 years of history behind caps and gowns Submitted by Tom Vansaghi and Roger Banbury College graduation ceremonies are rich with tradition and symbolism. The first institution of higher education evolved in Italy during the ninth century. Because of the influence of the church, early scholars and faculty wore brown or black robes […]
Each year, MCC-Maple Woods teams up with the City of Riverside to present the Northland Ethnic Festival at Park Hill South High School. Dancer, cooks, crafters and creative individuals from a variety of world cultures get together for a day of great food, bright colors and beautiful cultural displays. See below for photos of this […]
The MCC-Maple Woods Campus Life and Leadership office hosted Express Yourself Day – students were able to absolutely be their craziest selves, with henna tattoos, haircuts and even hair color (it’s a little late for St. Patrick’s Day, no?) Henna Tattoos Haircuts Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In April! Even staff got in on the fun […]