Tag «CTE»

MCC-Business and Technology President announced

Please join us in welcoming Hasan Naima, Ph.D., the new president of MCC-Business and Technology. Naima comes to MCC from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Salisbury, North Carolina, where he currently serves as dean of engineering and business technologies.  There, he is responsible for more than 100 full- and part-time faculty and staff in 15 programs of study. …

FIRST Robotics and MCC in the News

Last week, March 14 and 15, MCC-Business & Technology hosted the Greater Kansas City Region FIRST Robotics Competition.  More than 2,000 team members, mentors, parents, judges and volunteers attended. Check out some of the media coverage below: See pictures of the competition in this KC Star photo gallery. Read about the process of designing and …

Area HS students learn tech skills at MCC-BT

Twenty eight high school students from North Kansas City, Independence, and Alta Vista school districts have been attending morning classes at MCC-Business & Technology as part of the new Early College program.  These students learn skills and earn up to 20 college credits in the fields of Drafting/Engineering Technology or Industrial Technology. Read more about …

MCC Manufacturing Consortium Receives State Recognition

A group of twenty-nine area manufacturers will receive state recognition for their partnership with Metropolitan Community College, their agreement to provide paid-internships to machining students, and their efforts to address the serious need for trained machinists in the Kansas City region.  The Manufacturing Consortium will be honored October 31, 2013 with the MoWINs Grant Partnership …

16-week program prepares Machinists to meet the demand for skilled-workers

Paul Ewert started the Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing (CIMM) program March 4, 2013 with zero machining experience and just ten weeks later was machining airplane parts, although with very close supervision, at Triumph Structures, an aerospace manufacturer in Grandview, MO. Paul is one of 17 students enrolled in the new CIMM program at MCC-Business …

FIRST Robotics team to host Android App Programing Camp at MCC-BT

FIRST Robotics Team 3528, team Up Next, is hosting an Android App Programming Camp at MCC- Business and Technology (room CC213) June 24 –  28, 2013.   App Camp is a week-long camp where students ranging from 7th grade to high school seniors will spend Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. learning to develop their own …

MCC-BT awards exceptional students, employees, and partners

MCC-BT recently held its first annual Awards Ceremony to recognize stand-out students, employees, and industry partners.  One hundred and twenty students, staff, and family members gathered to celebrate those who go above and beyond. Missouri Community College Association Student Leadership Award:  This award is presented annually to an exceptional student leader from each of Missouri’s …

Companies find employees at MCC-BT career fair

Thirty-five companies with current open positions exhibited and more than 100 students attended MCC-BT’s Career Fair.  As a result of the connections made during the event, at least eight students have job interviews scheduled. Students were encouraged to attend with resume in-hand and employers were encouraged to bring paper applications for their open positions.  Employers …