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MCC-Longview wins Lee’s Summit Chamber award

MCC-Longview was honored on Friday by the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce with the Business of the Year Award. The campus received the honor at the chamber’s annual Res In Motus Award Luncheon. Longview was chosen from among three finalists in the large-employer category. Award selection was based on excellence in mission and culture, employee …

MCC Welcomes Wellness Coordinator Sharon Prothe

Please join us in welcoming Sharon Prothe as MCC’s Wellness Coordinator. Sharon is a member of the CBIZ Employee Services division and will office at the MCC Wellness Center, as well as schedule campus visits. As MCC’s Wellness Coordinator, Sharon will be creating and implementing exciting wellness activities while helping us inspire a culture of …

KCPS seniors earn high school, college degrees simultaneously

  More than a dozen graduating seniors in the Kansas City Missouri Public Schools each earned a college degree alongside their high school diploma this month, thanks to a new partnership between the school district and Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley. The students were part of the Early College Academy, a unique dual enrollment program that, unlike …

MCC-Penn Valley Bon Voyage Retirement Celebration

Penn-Valley has been a second  family for many of the faculty, staff and deans. The years of service and dedication each individual has given this institution and its students will be greatly missed. Most of them have impacted not only students, but student families, co-workers, and have created  lifelong friendships on their career journey. Both Dr. Joe Seabrooks, president of Penn-Valley …

MCC welcomes new director of OSHA Training Institute

Please welcome us in joining Jim Wellman to MCC.  Jim has accepted the position of director of the OSHA Training Institute Education Center, Region VII, located at the Business & Technology campus.  “I am very excited to be part of the MCC team,” said Wellman.  “I look forward to serving the organization.” Not a new …

Companies find employees at MCC-BT career fair

Thirty-five companies with current open positions exhibited and more than 100 students attended MCC-BT’s Career Fair.  As a result of the connections made during the event, at least eight students have job interviews scheduled. Students were encouraged to attend with resume in-hand and employers were encouraged to bring paper applications for their open positions.  Employers …

Final Weekend of “The Exonerated”

Be sure to catch one of the two remaining performances of “The Exonerated” at MCC-Longview this weekend. Where: MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center Theater When: April 26 and 27 Doors open at 7 p.m. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 in advance or $10 at the door   Purchase advance tickets at: mccexonerated.brownpapertickets.com A description …

IWI hosts retirement reception

Yesterday, the MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation hosted a retirement reception for seven employees who will be retiring by June 30.  Some will be leaving as early as the end of this month. Over 30 employees gathered to say good-bye to their departing colleagues with lots of food, laughter and well wishes.  Please join us in …