At midseason, Monarchs are looking marvelous!

With just over half of their games behind them, the men’s and women’s soccer teams at MCC-Maple Woods both have winning records testifying to their efforts on the field. The men’s team (5-1-2) has already faced four regional opponents (St. Charles Community College, MCC-Blue River, St. Louis Community College and Wentworth Military Academy), defeating all …

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Travel to MCC-Penn Valley

    On Friday, Sept. 30, the Penn Valley campus of Metropolitan Community College hosted its inaugural HBCU Fair featuring 16 different colleges and organizations, including nine historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs.  Each school or organization had a table in the Education Center that was visited by over 800 students from local high schools and …

MCC takes home record number of Medallion Awards

MCC’s district-wide marketing team was honored last week with seven NCMPR District 5 Medallion Awards, the most awards MCC has ever earned from the organization in a single year. NCMPR, or the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations, represents marketing and PR professionals at community and technical colleges. MCC is part of the regional chapter known as District 5, which includes two-year colleges in …

Employees: Survivor MCC style – sign up today!

Jeff Probst won’t be putting out anyone’s torch in this challenge and no one will get sent home. In Survivor MCC, employees will form teams (tribes) and compete to advance their personal fitness levels – Out Eat, Out Sleep and Workout. Beginning Oct. 10, and running for 6 weeks, employee tribes consisting of one through 10 …

Employees: New look/access for MetroSoft systems

Prior to the database split that is separating the Student processing from the HR/Payroll processing, there were 2 MetroSoft Systems.  The MetroSoft System contained both student and employee data.  The MetroSoft Finance System contained the accounting, budget, and purchase order related information.  After the upgrade, we will have 3 MetroSoft Systems:         …

School spirit @ the Woods! The Homecoming yard and door decoration winners are…

As part of the annual Homecoming festivities, MCC-Maple Woods students, faculty and staff decorate their spaces to show their MARVELous school spirit. The four unbiased judges, including Vince Anch (MCC Foundation director), Megan Papenfuhs (Northland Chamber of Commerce), Heather Hayselden (Park University) and Laura Wing (Clarity Life Coaching) selected winners based on their interpretation of …

MCC welcomes new employees

Front row: Ron VanHoecke, PV; Lisa Boggess, PV Early Childhood Specialist; Janice Lee, PV Archivist; Ashley Griffin, BR Student Services Specialist; Jean Miller, BR Student Services Specialist; Jennifer Keffer, LV Bookstore Manager; Lisa Miller IWI Program Specialist; Sierra Warren, PV Administrative Assistant   Back row: Tiffany Green, PV Early Childhood Care Specialist; Marti Adams, MW …

MCC-Maple Woods softball hosting pancake fundraiser

The MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs softball team will be hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Applebee’s Barry Rd. location. Tickets at $6 and can be purchased at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to the team to fund tournaments, scholarships, equipment and necessaries.

Employees: ZBB plan continues to move ahead

After Mark James’ formal announcement yesterday of MCC’s strategy to incorporate Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) in planning, James met with Cabinet and Budget Response Team (BRT) members to continue finalizing criteria, program lists and the timeline. This was the second of three scheduled meetings to finalize the plan. The team came together to review the draft ZBB plan …