MCC-MW student receives full book refund

Chelsea Cavanah won a drawing for a full refund of her textbooks for the Fall 2011 semester. Books are one of the most expensive parts of education, even if a student has scholarships or uses a program like A+, which covers tuition, but not books or fees. The MCC-Maple Woods Collegiate Activities Board, along with …

MCC receives $3.2 million to train healthcare workers

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced today that Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City and Missouri’s other community colleges will receive a total of $20 million to train healthcare workers. MCC’s portion is $3,193,701. Missouri’s community colleges and Linn State Technical College have received the grant to train an estimated 4,600 workers in the health services/health sciences industry. The grant, awarded …

Baking up a delicious thank you

A thank you treat from the deans

  The deans and administration at MCC-Longview treated faculty and staff on Friday to a buffet of baked goods as a thank you for all the hard work done at the start of the semester. The downtime gave those who attended a chance to catch up with fellow Longview employees and take a break from …

Reminder: MCC is tobacco-free

 The fall semester is in full swing and so is the new tobacco-free policy at MCC. In part, the policy states: “…tobacco and tobacco substitute products… on all campus premises, leased property, and college-owned vehicles is prohibited, with no exceptions.” This policy applies to all students, employees, tenants, sub-tenants, contractors, and visitors. So as a …

Vice chancellors visit MCC-MW cabinet to discuss budget, IT issues

Vice chancellors Tuesday Stanley and Paul Long visited with the president’s cabinet at MCC-Maple Woods to discuss upcoming changes and challenges for MCC on Thursday. Stanley gave a brief overview of the zero-based budgeting model that MCC plans on undertaking in the near future. The zero-based budgeting process involves balancing programs at MCC based on …

Career opportunities

CO# 11-141 LV Student Services Technician – FPT posted 09/23/2011 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 10/02/2011 for the initial screening. For more information or to apply: www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51416 CO# 11-142 AC Press Operator posted 09/23/2011 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 10/09/2011 for the initial screening. For more information or …

MCC students prepare for launch into space

MCC engineering space project

  Look in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a… massive low-orbit weather balloon designed and built by MCC-Longview engineering students. On Saturday, Oct. 1, the artistic group Dark Matter along with MCC-Longview Engineering students will launch a weather balloon with a hi-resolution camera attached. The plan is to let the balloon …