REMINDER- Some Systems down on 09/30

The myMCCKC system is being upgraded beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30.  This is required in order to perform a database split that will separate the Student processing from the HR/Payroll processing.  The system is anticipated to be down for 1 week.   As a result of these changes, MetroSoft, the Employee Center and the Student Center …

MCCA Student Leadership Award nominee Elizabeth Short

Photo of Elizabeth Short

MCC-Blue River’s Dean Jon Burke and Campus Life & Leadership Coordinator Amy Slater know talent, potential, and accomplishment when they see it, so they had no trouble finding a nominee for the MCCA Student Leadership Award, a state level honor awarded by the Missouri Community College Association. Among the many things that qualify Elizabeth for …

MCC Automotive featured on NBC Action News

NBC Action News this week is looking at education programs around the region and highlighting those innovative and new teaching methods keeping our students ahead of the curve. On Tuesday, NBC featured the MCC-Longview automotive program, which is teaching students the latest in hybrid and electric car technology.

MCC instructor interviewed for German documentary

Westra Interview

MCC-Longview instructor Matthew Westra is no stranger to odd questions. As a psychology instructor with an emphasis in social and cultural taboos, Westra was actually quite comfortable when German documentary filmmakers arrived on campus and started asking: Are Americans sexual prudes? This week, Westra was interviewed for a show called “Around the World in 80,000 Questions“. The show sends German host Dennis …

MCC-MW Monarchs soccer action

The men’s and women’s soccer teams have been busy the past week, and have played hard through some tough games against regional opponents. The men’s team improved their record to 4-1-1 this season with wins over STLCC and Hesston College. Dan Polan scored the game’s only goal, assisted by Disema Mzolo. Goalkeeper Ciaran Cunningham recorded …

MCC-MW Environmental Club hosting 4k run

Kick off Homecoming Week, enjoy the scenery, breathe in the crisp fall air (yes, it IS fall now) and join the MCC-Maple Woods for the Environmental Club 4K Jog, Run or Walk Fundraiser. Starting time is 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Northland Human Services Building parking lot. Registration fee is $5. All runner will …

MCC in the news: Trail Blazers win over Pratt County

Trail Blazers women's soccer

The Blue Springs/Independence Examiner reported: Pratt, Kan. —The Metropolitan Community College-Blue River men’s soccer team has made a habit of winning dramatically. Sunday, the Trail Blazers nipped Pratt County Comunity College 5-4 in double double overtime at Pratt, Kan. Pratt County forced overtime with a goal in the final minutes of regulation before Yacine Hamchaoui …