Category «Employee Tributes and Remembrances»

Remembrance: Janet Cline, former MCC-Longview dean of students

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Janet Cline, former MCC-Longview dean of student development. Janet began working for MCC–Penn Valley in 1982 in the student financial aid area. In 1995, she moved to MCC-Longview as the dean of student development and support services, where she served until retiring …

Remembrance: John Modlin, former MCC trustee

John Sherwood Modlin, 92, a former member of the Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees, died June 10 in Columbia. A memorial service was held June 15 in Independence. Mr. Modlin was an MCC trustee between 1988 and 1993. He served as the board’s vice president, 1990-92, and president, 1992-93. Our condolences to his wife, …

Remembrance: Carder Manning, retired Penn Valley music instructor

It is with sadness that we inform you of the death May 30, 2017, of Carder Manning. Mr. Manning was a vocal music faculty member and chair at MCC-Penn Valley from 1969-1995, then continued teaching part time until 2005. Prior to coming to MCC, he taught music at William Chrisman High School in Independence and …

Honoring MCC trustee Robert (Bob) Martin

Funeral arrangements for Metropolitan Community College’s longest-serving trustee, Robert Hugh (Bob) Martin, are as follows: The Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit will hold visitation from 4 -7 p.m. on Friday, April 7, and a funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 416 S.E. Grand Ave. in Lee’s …

Update on Charles Gosselin

Recovering MCC-Penn Valley has requested that we provide you with an update regarding Charles Gosselin, retired MCC-Penn Valley faculty and current adjunct. Charles, who sustained serious injuries in a small-plane crash in January, is continuing to recover.  His family says he is open to calls, visits and well wishes.  If you would like to get in …

Serious injury: MCC adjunct Charles Gosselin

MCC- Penn Valley has requested that we provide you with an update regarding Charles Gosselin. Charles is continuing to recover.  His family says he is open to calls, visits and well wishes.  If you would like to get in contact with Charles, please contact: Nancy.Harrington@MCCKC.EDU– -Nancy Harrington, Chair/Science, Math & Engineering Division/MCC-Penn Valley. We also …

Remembrance: David Gray, MCC mail specialist

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our colleague David Gray, MCC-Business and Technology. David began working for MCC-Penn Valley as a mail clerk in 2000 and served MCC as a mail specialist since 2008. David was a valued member at both the Penn Valley and Business Technology campuses. …

Remembrance: Robin Retzer, retired AC administrator

Robin began working for MCC-Maple Woods as a student worker in 1969 and eventually became a valued member of the auxiliary and financial services divisions for the College. She retired in 2002. After her retirement Robin continued to assist the district, in particular at the MCC-Blue River campus, where she was greatly valued for her …

Remembrance: Jill Ladas, retired MCC employee

Jill spent the first part of her 27 years as an MCC employee on the MCC-Blue River campus, where she was a part-time academic advisor and part-time public information coordinator. She eventually moved to the MCC-Longview campus as the community outreach manager. Jill helped create Longview’s Flights of Fancy mega-kite festival that’s held each spring. …

MCC employee tributes and remembrances

The MCC Human Resources Department is establishing a process in conjunction with MCC Communications to provide employees with information regarding our current and former colleagues. In addition to an email sent from Human Resources, such announcements will also appear on this website, blogs.mcckc.edu/insider, under “Employee Tributes and Remembrances.” As a reminder, if you wish to share …