Tag «Blue River»

Welcome, new MCC employees

New Employees

MCC is thrilled to add new members to our team. Please say hi if you see these new faces on your campus.     From left to right: Name                                    Title                                              Location Sarah Nyepon   …

New employees at MCC

New Employee Orientation photo

A very warm welcome to the new employees of MCC.   Ryan Hard, Library Technical Services, MCC-Penn Valley Andrew Greene, Biology Instructor, MCC-Penn Valley Samantha Satterfield, Physical Therapist Instructor, MCC-Penn Valley HSI Patrick Dryden, Sociology Instructor, MCC-Longview Floyd Fowler, Custodian, MCC-Longview Daekeun Kwon, Chemistry Instructor, MCC-Maple Woods Brandon Gillette, Philosophy Instructor, MCC-Blue River Edward Delaney, EMT/Paramedic …

MCC students works featured in college art exhibit

Three MCC students were recently featured in the Undergraduate Art Exhibition sponsored by the Kansas City Artist Coalition. Students included: Rachel Jo Smith of Penn Valley, Nicole Anderson Grimes of Blue River (“Spoon Necklace”) and another  artist named Rachel Smith (“Fish Spoon”). More than 400 pieces were entered and only a handful of exceptional works …

Four MCC students earn statewide honor

Four MCC students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association yesterday in Jefferson City when they were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. The honor, which recognizes the state’s top community college students, was bestowed on the following students: Heather Jochens (MCC‐Longview). Ms. Jochens is pursuing a degree in psychology. In addition to her …

Five instructors receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to five outstanding MCC instructors who have received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.  The honorees included: Becky Schuering, mathematics instructor, MCC-Blue River David Grady, machine tool instructor, MCC-Business & Technology Rory Perrodin, automotive technology instructor, MCC-Longview Dr. Chris Morrow, veterinary technology instructor, MCC-Maple Woods Greg Sanford, history instructor, MCC-Penn Valley The award, …

Explore MCC a big success

Explore: College and Career Showcase, MCC’s first all-campus recruitment event in recent years, was a big success. The Oct. 29 event drew more than 400 visitors to the five campuses: MCC-Maple Woods welcomed 113 people, including 48 prospective students MCC-Blue River had a total of 86 people, 36 of them prospective students MCC-Longview had 148 total, with 69 …

Trail Blazer 5K results

Seventy people enjoyed running and walking in MCC-Blue River’s Trail Blazer 5K last month. Participants ranged from eight to 60 in age, with awards for each age range. Jacob Denney was the overall male winner, finishing the course in 19:26 minutes. Amos Johnson finished next in the Male 10-19 category with a 20:36 time. Both …

Metropolitan Chorale to perform Nov. 16 at Stone Church

“Songs of Heart and Soul”
will be performed at the historic Stone Church, 1012 W. Lexington, Independence, Mo., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. MCC-Blue River music program coordinator and Metropolitan Chorale director Rebecca Johnson, D.M.A., will conduct the Sacred Arts Chorale, Vox Luminis, and the Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City as they present an evening of …

Register by FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 to receive a Trail Blazer T-shirt!!

Sign up ASAP for the Trail Blazer 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, Oct. 12. Students, employees and community members are all welcome to take part in this fun and healthy event for recreational walkers and runners. It is a fundraiser for Student Activities,  Athletics and the Staff Association. For a guaranteed t-shirt, please register …