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MCC holiday wellness challenge

All Metropolitan Community College employees are invited to participate in the Weight Maintenance Holiday Challenge. The theme of the challenge:  Eat Well, Move More. Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds during the holiday season.   This doesn’t sound like much, but often it is hard to lose the weight after the festivities are over.  Rather …

MCC employees eligible for 10-hour OSHA course

Metropolitan Community Colleges employees are eligible to take part in a unique professional development opportunity, courtesy of the OSHA Institute Education Center. MCC is offering the OSHA 10-hour General Industry course at the MCC-Business & Technology campus from 9-11 a.m. on Friday mornings from November 11 to December 16, with the exception of the Friday after …

MCC Living Well newsletter, Face-to-Face coaching, Nov. 2016

There are several health and wellness updates for Metropolitan Community College employees in December. Linked below is the November 2016 edition of the Metropolitan Community College Living Well Newsletter. Link: MCC Living Well Newsletter – November 2016    

MCC welcomes new employees, October 2016

Metropolitan Community College would like to welcome the most recent additions to the MCC family. Please say hello to these new employees. Here is more on these fresh faces, plus a little trivia some shared about themselves: Bradley Holaday, MCC-Penn Valley Biology Instructor “Lived overseas for two years with my twin brother (Italy, Germany and …

Strategic Plan theme discussions continue Oct. 31

Meetings to gather employee input on the six themes of MCC’s Strategic Plan continue Oct. 31. The first round of meetings began in late September. In an email from Dr. Carlos Peñaloza, vice chancellor for academic affairs, he stated, “We are ready to continue moving forward on the completion of MCC’s district strategic plan.  We have …

MCC classification and compensation study

Informational meetings to introduce Metropolitan Community College benefit eligible staff and administrators to the purpose and objectives of the classification & compensation study and to provide instruction on responding to the PDQ’s will be held at the following locations, dates and times. All benefit eligible staff and administrators are encouraged to attend. Sessions will be …

MCC annual insurance open enrollment

ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPEN ENROLLMENT –  TO ALL BENEFIT ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES It’s time to get ready for MCC’s insurance open enrollment, which will begin Monday, October 24, 2016 and run through Friday, November 4, 2016.  Open enrollment occurs annually to allow benefit eligible employees to make desired changes to benefit selections. WHY ENROLL You are not required …

MCC presents 2016-2017 Civility and Respect Series

Metropolitan Community College staff and faculty are invited to register for the 2016-17 Civility & Respect Series. These campus series will provide foundational training around cultural acceptance and competency.  Designed to promote an intentional dialogue, the sessions will engage participants in thought provoking concepts.  Participants will explore how MCC can promote programs and resources towards …

Training offered to MCC employees for Trauma Informed Care

As part of Metropolitan Community College’s partnership with Truman Medical Center, employees are eligible for the following training. Trauma Informed Care: No one is immune to the impact of trauma. Trauma affects the individual, families, and communities by disrupting healthy development, adversely affecting relationships, impacting learning and contributing to mental health issues including substance abuse, …

Information on MCC Safety: A message from the MCC Police Chief

Dear MCC Community: Summer has wound down and the fall semester is well underway. I want to take this opportunity to remind each of you about campus safety and security. The Metropolitan Community College is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment that is conducive to student learning and success. The safety of our …