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In addition to degree, one lucky BT student wins $2k toolbox

Through a generous donation from Grainger, MCC-BT is able to raffle a huge red toolbox at the end of every semester to one lucky student earning a degree or certificate.  Alex Brettman is the winner of our Fall 2014 Grainger Toolbox Giveaway. “This toolbox is HUGE,” said Alex after getting a closeup look at his …

MCC support needed for College Connections Center (C3)

This summer, the Missouri College Advising Corps (MCAC) will be opening the College Connections Center (C3) at the MCC-Penn Valley campus.  C3 is a no-cost service for Kansas City metro area students transitioning from high school to college. When most high school students graduate, they have every intention of attending college.  But something happens between …

Interested in grant funding? Check out the MCC Grants Library

If you or your department have ever been interested in applying for grant funding, we have great news for you. The Resource Development department has created the MCC Grants Library. The Grants Library will be your go-to source for historical information on MCC grant-funded projects.  This information could help you identify funding sources for your …

National organization recognizes medical interpreter courses

Nine MCC medical interpreter courses have been recognized by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), a national organization that promotes excellence in sign language services. The courses approved by RID include: Advanced Interpreting Technique Advanced Medical Interpreting Skills Women’s Health, Labor and Delivery Pediatrics Mental Health Cultural Competency for Interpreters Understanding Medical Interpreter …

Life-Saving Drive at MCC-Blue River

Stop by the Campus Center today, March 24, to learn more about becoming a bone marrow donor. Delete Blood Cancer is on campus to help prospective donors learn more and sign up in case you’re ever selected as a match.

Show Offers Spring Cheer

A chilly wind blows outside Rebecca Johnson’s office, where she is dreaming of warm tropical breezes and swaying palm trees. The conductor of the Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City is drawing inspiration from some Kansas City area neighbors, who hail from Samoa, for the group’s annual spring show. Johnson’s office at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River, …