MCC Signs Transfer Agreement with Atlanta HBCU

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) have signed an articulation agreement that will allow students’ college credits to transfer seamlessly from MCC to CAU. The agreement is MCC’s first ever with an Historically Black College or University (HBCU). CAU is a private, coeducational, doctoral-degree granting research university in Atlanta, Ga.   The purpose …

MCC student featured in Lee’s Summit Journal reflects on 9/11

Marwa Houssein was 10 when terrorists attacked the U.S. on 9-11-2001. Still, she remembers quite vivdly that day and how things have changed. Houssein, originally from Lebanon, was featured by The Lee’s Summit Journal on Wednesday in an ongoing series where reporters feature different people and ask them what they remember from the events of …

Careers in energy science: A new workforce potential

Careers in energy science represent significant job growth opportunities across the country. The green energy movement continues to gain momentum and many emerging energy related jobs are skilled labor and entry level technical positions, which don’t require a bachelor’s degree. Some job opportunities include: jobs in solar/photovoltaic design and installation (solar thermal and solar electric) …

MCC-Penn Valley Bilingual Job Fair a Success

A Bilingual Job fair was held on Thursday, September 1 at the MCC-Penn Valley campus hosted by Univision Kansas City.  Companies such as T-Mobile, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Sprint, American Red Cross, and Panda Express filled the Campus Center Lobby recruiting students and providing information about job opportunties at their companies.  Students were exposed to a wide variety …

Free creative writing workshops, boon for MCC writers

MCC-Blue River's Creative Writing Group

Writers take heed! There is a fantastic opportunity on the horizon to share your writing and to learn, free of charge! Get input, critiques, guidance, praise, and thoughtful responses at MCC-Blue River’s free Creative Writing Workshops. The group’s sponsor, Sharon Hunter, says, “Since the fall semester is well underway, we are ready again to restart the Creative …

Kansas City Business Journal recognizes I.W.I.

The MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation was ranked #24 in the area’s top management consulting firms by the Kansas City Business Journal.  The announcement was made in Friday’s issue. I.W.I. was recognized for its continued work offering business consulting and training services, including database management, customized training, OSHA and safety, human resources, applications for Missouri …