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MCC’s IWI offices temporarily moved due to a broken water pipe

Offices for Metropolitan Community College’s Institute for Workforce Innovation are temporarily being housed elsewhere on the MCC-Business & Technology campus, due to building recovery efforts following a broken water pipe. The pipe burst during the winter break, while offices were closed.  De-humidification operations are underway. MCC Facilities is working to have the offices ready for employees …

MCC-BT Newsletter 1/20/15

Click here to see the entire MCC-BT Newsletter and read about our featured student of the week, see pictures from the first day of Spring 2015 classes, and learn about upcoming events.

MCC-BT Newsletter 12/15/14

Click here to see the entire MCC-BT Newsletter. Read about Dr. Tom Wheeler’s recent published articles, growth projections for our Early College program, upcoming volunteer opportunities, and more. 

MCC-BT Newsletter 10/31/14

Door decoration contest winners, new grant received to train Community Health Workers, and upcoming on-campus events.  Read the rest of our newsletter here.

Gov. Jay Nixon recognizes outstanding leaders including the Institute for Workforce Innovation

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon recognized Missouri businesses, organizations and economic development leaders. One of the businesses he recognized worked with the Institute for Workforce Innovation to develop a customized ‘Church & Dwight’ 2-year Associate of Applied Science:- Business Management degree for production employees at its Harrisonville facility.  Read more about the honors below in a news …

Introducing MCC-BT President, Dr. Hasan Naima

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 served as dean of engineering and business technologies.  There, he was responsible for more than 100 full- and part-time faculty and staff in 15 programs of study. In …

National organization recognizes medical interpreter courses

Nine MCC medical interpreter courses have been recognized by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), a national organization that promotes excellence in sign language services. The courses approved by RID include: Advanced Interpreting Technique Advanced Medical Interpreting Skills Women’s Health, Labor and Delivery Pediatrics Mental Health Cultural Competency for Interpreters Understanding Medical Interpreter …

MCC employee receives Mother Evelyn O’Neill Award

Barbara Friedmann, outreach manager for the MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation, received the 2014 Mother Evelyn O’Neill Award today.  The award, presented by St. Teresa’s Academy, recognizes excellence in leadership, community service or educational reform.  Barb was honored for her long-standing role as a community leader and activist in the Kansas City area. Barb has …