MCC-Longview presents: ‘Minor Monuments’

MCC-Longview presents: Minor Monuments, an exhibit by Katherine Anne Novotny. This outstanding show by Katherine Anne Novotny takes modern icons we see everyday, such as a stop sign or crosswalk, and turns them into something new and unexpected. Here is what the artist says about her show: “I can only consider my experience with our …

VIDEO: MCC highlights longtime employee Deb Vacek

Deb Vacek

Twenty five years ago, Deb Vacek had graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, was a starving artist and was working “some job on the Plaza”. She needed a full-time job, and found one as a secretary working for Rick Drumm in Human Resources at MCC. “That’s how I earned money through college, doing …

MCC welcomes new faculty and staff

 The faculty and staff attended new employee orientation today at MCC-Penn Valley. The new employees and their campus is listed below in alphabetical order: Carlos Bass, MCC-Maple Woods Heather Boell, MCC Administrative Center LeAnn Bradberry, MCC-Business & Technology Paul Bradley, MCC Administrative Center Dawn Brady, MCC-Penn Valley Erwin Brown, MCC-Longview Allen Cassity, MCC-Longview David Collins, …

Paradise Park donates to MCC emergency book fund

Chris Simon, general manager of Paradise Park, stands with MCC-Longview President Fred Grogan last week as he was presented a check for $650 dollars for the MCC-Longview Emergency Book Fund. The money was part of a fundraiser held by Paradise Park at the 2011 Flights of Fancy kite festival. The donation will benefit students who …

Missouri legislators convene with MCC leaders, good will meeting

Missouri legislators meet with MCC leaders to discuss Missouri academics   Metropolitan Community College is keeping its students’ needs on the minds of Missouri legislators by bringing Representatives Shannon Cooper, Brent Lasater, and Noel Torpey onto campus to discuss Missouri higher education.   Chancellor Mark James, Blue River Interim President Joe Seabrooks, and Deans Cheryl …

Mo. Commissioner of Higher Education tours MCC

David Russell, commissioner of the Missouri Department of Higher Education, visited MCC last week for the first time since taking office last summer. Russell visited four of MCC’s five campuses during his trip to Kansas City on Thursday. After meeting with MCC officers for briefings on a number of district-wide initiatives, the commissioner toured the MCC-Penn Valley …

Career opportunities

CO# 11-120 LV College Bookstore Manager * posted 08/12/2011 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 08/28/2011 for the initial screening. * For more information or to apply:www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51387 CO# 11-121 PV Dean of Allied Health & Nursing * posted 08/12/2011 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, …

Chancellor James accepts insurance committee’s recomendations

Vice Chancellor Tuesday Stanley announced today that Chancellor Mark James accepted the MCC Insurance Committee’s recommendation to continue with Blue Cross and Blue Shield as MCC’s health insurance provider for calendar year 2012. There is also an option for a second year renewal with varying renewal rates, dependent on employees’ and retirees’ participation in wellness …