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Fall 2017 News from the EOC

Highlights from the Educational Opportunity Center’s Fall 2017 Newsletter Success Story Project Outcomes New EOC Advisor EOC Advisory Board Scholarship Funds EOC Overview Scholarship Websites and Search Tips Success Story “My goal is to make a difference in the lives of others.” Success story by Phyllis Gabaree and Jennifer Walk I met Phyllis April, 2006 …

MCC officially launches e-requisitions Oct. 2

Metropolitan Community College is excited to officially launch its new e-requisitions.  As a requester, you may start creating e-requisitions in the Peoplesoft finance system on Monday, Oct. 2. If you have received training about e-requisitions, look on your Outlook calendar Monday, Oct. 2 for a five-minute event. It links to updated training documents and is …

MCC to host Social Justice Conference on Nov. 10

MCC employees are invited to Metropolitan Community College’s Social Justice Conference: A Practitioner’s Experience. Our theme this year is “Wake Up! Moving Beyond Complacency.” The goal of the Social Justice Conference (SJC) is to provide practitioners with an experience in which they can walk away with tools to help them grow as advocates for social justice …

Volunteer opportunities for MCC-Longview’s Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival

The office of Campus Life and Leadership at Metropolitan Community College-Longview is assisting MCC-Longview’s Community Education Department in recruiting volunteers to help with the Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival on Saturday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for job descriptions and attire specifications for volunteering at the festival, and click here for …

MCC campuses schedule forums for strategic planning discussions

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’

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

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 …