The Metropolitan Community College district held its first ever five-campus combined graduation ceremony on Thursday and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon delivered the keynote address. The ceremony, held at the historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City, Mo., included more than 750 graduates from all five MCC campuses: Blue River, Business & Technology, Longview, Maple Woods and […]
On Thursday, May 17, more than 750 MCC students will walk across the stage in the first ever five-campus commencement ceremony. Perhaps none will appreciate this achievement as much as Darryl Clapp. Graduating from MCC-Longview is more than just earning his associate’s degree: it’s a new beginning. The journey towards getting his degree has taken Darryl […]
Have you ever looked up after walking into the Campus Center? If so, have you noticed the 30 flags hung in the hallway? These flags represent MCC-Longview students from around the world. On Friday, May 11 another flag joined the group. Samuelu (Sam) Aina presented Dr. Grogan with the American Samoa flag. “This represents such […]
On Tuesday, May 1, MCC-Longview honored the retirements of five dedicated employees:
MCC-Maple Woods hosted its 9th Annual Day of Remembrance – Remembering the Holocaust through Music to a full house, bringing the long dead artists Gideon Klein and Primo Levi back to center stage for an evening of somber celebration and reflection. Click here to view the story on KSHB Channel 41!
Second Lady of the United States and community college teacher, Dr. Jill Biden, and Assistant Labor Secretary Jane Oates visited MCC today to host a roundtable discussion about targeted workforce development. The visit was part of Dr. Biden’s “Community College to Career” tour, which focuses on community colleges’ role in developing a flexible, highly-skilled 21st […]
Research and assessment professionals from 22 colleges across the Midwest are meeting today at MCC to talk about ways to improve the gathering of student data as a means to improving student learning. Representatives from colleges in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri will converge on MCC-Penn Valley for the second annual Regional Community College Assessment conference. The purpose of […]
The MCC Board of Trustees last week welcomed Christopher Whiting, one of two new trustees elected to the board earlier in the month. Whiting was sworn in to the post at the end of the board’s monthly meeting on April 19. A second newly elected trustee, Trent Skaggs, who was unable to attend the April 19 meeting, was sworn in […]
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-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.