HLC Improvement Project cohorts discuss learning outcomes

The discipline cohorts working on the district-wide HLC Improvement Project met for the first time on Friday, Sept. 9. Physics, engineering, economics, biology and foreign language faculty convened at MCC-Longview to work within their disciplines to discuss discipline-level student learning outcomes.  The cohort groups will meet again next month at district in-service and again on Nov. 11 at MCC-Maple Woods.

Students experience seamless transfer to four-year institutions

Articulation agreements build strong partnerships between Metropolitan Community College and four-year institutions, helping our students make seamless transfers to over 30 colleges and universities with 370 different articulation agreement options. The agreement defines the exact courses a student should complete while following a specific degree plan. This framework of transferable coursework enables students to transfer …

Career opportunities

CO# 11-138 MW Learning Specialist-FPT posted 09/16/2011 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 09/25/2011 for the initial screening. For more information or to apply: www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51413 CO# 11-139 AC Call Center Manager posted 09/16/2011 will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 10/02/2011 for the initial screening. For more information or to …

Discover the World: IRELAND

Discover the world: ireland

The lilting music of Ireland comes to life through performances by DogTree and the Driscoll School of Irish Dance. The entertainment begins at 7 p.m. preceded by a lecture and book signing by Pat O’Neill, local author of From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City, and discussion with the Civil War …

Monarchs edge Trailblazers in regional soccer match

The Monarch’s men’s soccer team played an important regional game Wednesday against rival Blue River. All 90 minutes were physical with both teams having several shots on goal.  The Monarchs were able to edge out Blue River with a single goal by Jack Connolly in the first half while the rest of the game remained …

MCC well represented in MACADA

MACADA Leaders Jenny Steen and Tameca White

The MACADA organization (Missouri Academic Advising Association) has been dedicated to the professional development of staff and faculty advisors since 1992, and this fall two members of the Student Development Center staff at Blue River take on leadership roles among MACADA’s ranks. Academic advisor Temeca White represents MCC by serving on the MACADA Executive Board …

Employees: Potential changes to Walgreens prescriptions

Walgreens has begun to issue letters to MCC benefit eligible employees on the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) plan stating “Walgreens will be able to fill prescriptions for plans only through Dec. 31, 2011. That means you won’t be able to use your prescription drug plan at Walgreens starting in January 2012.” According to representatives …

Artist Rita Blitt makes major art donation to MCC-Longview

Rita Blitt

The artwork of Kansas City native Rita Blitt has traveled the world and been regularly recognized by art critics as some of the most inspiring work of our time. Now, 10 of her paintings have found a new home at the Metropolitan Community College-Longview Cultural Arts Center. Blitt donated the works in support of the …