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Graduation 2014 – Save the date!

The 2014 MCC Commencement Ceremony will be held at the historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City, Mo. on May 15. at 7p.m. This ceremony graduates completing students from all five MCC campuses: Blue River, Business & Technology, Longview, Maple Woods and Penn Valley. Employees from across the district have worked to bring this celebration …

BT student wins $1,600 toolbox

Each semester MCC-BT incentivizes students to apply for graduation by putting applicant names in a drawing for a $1,600 toolbox donated by Grainger.  Chad Johnson, welding student and 14 year employee at the Ford Claycomo plant, is our Spring 2013 winner. Johnson had zero experience with a welder before starting MIG/TIG Welding certificate program at …

Volunteers needed, Commencement

The 2013 MCC Graduation Ceremony is at Municipal Auditorium on Thursday, May 16 and we need volunteers to help make this event a success!   Contact the Graduation Advisor at your campus soon:   MCC-Blue River Tomislav Plecas, 816-604-6537 tomislav.plecas@mcckc.edu   MCC-Business & Technology Elizabeth Prindle, 816-604-5425 elizabeth.prindle@mcckc.edu   MCC-Longview Jackie King, 816-604-2248 Jackie.king@mcckc.edu   MCC-Maple Woods …

One lucky MCC-BT student finishing semester with degree and $1600 toobox

Caleb Dixon has recieved a Heating, Cooling, Ventilation, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Job Ready Certificate, a One-Year Certificate, an Associate’s of Applied Science Degree, and now an enormous toolbox . Caleb started working at Bob Hamilton Plumbing, Heating, A/C, and Rooter soon after starting the HVAC/R program at MCC-BT.  “I went to a Career Fair just …

Two MCC artisans create unique thank-you gift for Gov. Nixon

To show MCC’s appreciation to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for delivering the keynote address at the college’s inaugural five-campus graduation last week,  two MCC employees presented the governor with a one-of-a-kind bait cast fishing reel and display box they had spent weeks fabricating. Jen Dec, lab technician for the FabLab, and David Hawkins, lab technician for Precision Machining, …

MCC in the News: Five-campus graduation picked up in media

The first ever Metropolitan Community College five-campus combined graduation drew attention from thousands around the metro. Governor Jay Nixon addressed the commencement assembly and its hundreds of graduates, mentioning the Trailblazer Collegiate Academy students and calling the program a “hallmark of MCC education.” The front page of the Kansas City Star and the Independence/Blue Springs …

MCC Graduate Receives Full Ride to the University of Washington

MCC-Longview alumni Kyle Medley, has recently received a full ride to the University of Washington (UW), to study in their bioengineering graduate program. Medley earned his associate of engineering degree from MCC-Longview before earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. We were able to catch up with Medley and pick his brain …

Featured on KSHB: HVAC student walks graduation stage after 30 year wait

Last night was the first time Moana Leatutufu ever wore a cap and gown.  Moana dropped out of high school when she got pregnant with the oldest of her thirteen kids. After more than a 30 year wait, she finally experienced hearing her name read aloud as she walked across a graduation stage.  Read more …

Gov. Nixon headlines MCC’s first ever five-campus graduation ceremony

The Metropolitan Community College district held its first ever five-campus combined graduation ceremony on Thursday and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon delivered the keynote address. The ceremony, held at the historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City, Mo., included more than 750 graduates from all five MCC campuses: Blue River, Business & Technology, Longview, Maple Woods and …

Important parking alert for MCC graduation

For those planning to attend tomorrow evening’s MCC graduation ceremony at Municipal Auditorium, please note that there are a number of other large events going on downtown at the same time so the parking lots and garages will be extremely busy. Be sure to allow plenty of time to park so you can arrive at the event on …