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MCC campuses schedule forums for strategic planning discussions

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Metropolitan Community College’s new Strategic Plan, approved by the Board of Trustees on Jan. 19, is the topic of forums and town halls collegewide as work on the plan continues. Here are the currently scheduled meetings: MCC-Blue River Friday, Feb. 10, 1–2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 1–2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 1–2:30 p.m. All meetings …

National poll ranks nurses high on honesty and ethics

According to Gallup’s annual poll that looks at honesty and ethical standards among various fields, nurses top the list once again with 84% of the public rating their standards as “high” or “very high. This is the 15th year in a row that nurses have been ranked with this honor. College teachers were also high on …

MCC-Penn Valley ‘Women on the Move’

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Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley is committed to female student success in college and beyond. You are invited to join the “Women on the Move” program. The program includes activities and events that will educate and empower you, while advancing your academic goals and career. “Women on the Move” is the result of an MCC partnership with American …

Chipotle fundraiser for MCC-Longview PTK chapter

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The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), Kappa Tau Chapter of Metropolitan Community College-Longview is hosting a fundraiser through Chipotle Mexican Grill. Funds raised will support Kappa Tau’s activities throughout the school year. 50% of proceeds from sales at the Chipotle, 900 NE Columbus St., Lee’s Summit, Mo., on Wednesday, August 3 between 5 p.m. and 9 …

MCC welcomes new employees, July 2016

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Metropolitan Community College would like to welcome the most recent additions to the MCC family. Please say hello to these four new employees. Here is more on each of these fresh faces and a little trivia they shared: Floyd Winingham, Performance Consultant II, MCC-Business & Technology “Previous to MCC, I was the operations manager for …

Mileage reimbursement: Google Maps needed

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Effective immediately, Metropolitan Community College employees must now submit Google maps along with mileage reimbursement requests. These will be required for travel to any location that is NOT listed on InfoExchange: https://web.mcckc.edu/asp/infoex/infoex.asp?tp=5&pg=6 . District Regulations 4.10110:  Mileage reimbursement will be based on distances recorded on official highway maps. The vice chancellor of administrative services will …

MCC summer wellness challenge: HYDRATE!

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Metropolitan Community College employees are invited to take a summer wellness challenge! Are you drinking enough water? Do you experience symptoms of dehydration without realizing it? Take this month’s short, simple challenge, “Feel Great-Hydrate” from June 15-June 26. Water helps regulate our body temperature, lubricates joints, carries nutrients and oxygen to cells, protects body organs and …

MCC Welcomes New Employees

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MCC welcomes new employees who will be serving students across the greater Kansas City Region. Thanks for joining the team and we are glad you have chosen to work at MCC. From left to right: Debbie Hoskins, Campus Dispatcher Mallory Mitchell, Student Services Specialist, MCC-Blue River Jade Kotake, Student Services Specialist, MCC-Blue River Mary Caldwell, Custodian, …

Dr. Banks Receives “Award of Appreciation” for His Commitment to Music

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      Dr. Michael Banks, President of Metropolitan Community College-Blue River was recently honored with an Award of Appreciation for his commitment to music from the Heritage Philharmonic. Dr. Banks has a solid background in fine arts holding a Ph.D. in American Studies from St. Louis University, a Master of Fine Arts in design …

Patti LaBelle Presale Tickets

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Patti LaBelle Friday, July 17th | 7:30 pm Muriel Kauffman Theatre   The Kauffman Center would like to offer you the special opportunity to purchase advance tickets to see Patti LaBelle. To purchase tickets please call 816.994.7222 or visit kauffmancenter.org and use promo code PRESALE. GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist Patti LaBelle is widely regarded as the queen …