Tag «Penn Valley»

Public Computer Centers now on Facebook, Twitter

In case you hadn’t heard—MCC’s Public Computer Centers (PCCs) are now live on Facebook and Twitter! Kind of fitting for a team that will be offering free social networking classes to the community, don’t you think? You can find them by entering MCC-Public Computer Centers in the Facebook search bar, or by following this link.  …

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 …

State Legislators Visit Make Stop at MCC-Penn Valley

State Legistors and lobbyists visited the MCC-Penn Valley campus on Wednesday, August 31 for a luncheon and informative conversation between legislators and MCC leadership.  The event hosted by MCC Chancellor Mark James, Ms. Kathy Walter-Mack, chief of staff to the Chancellor, Dr. Joe Seabrooks, president of the Penn Valley campus, and Dr. Tom Vansaghi Associate Vice …

Sen. McCaskill visits MCC, wants to ratchet up appeal of manufacturing careers

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“We need to convince students that tech is cool, and that manufacturing is tech,” said U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill at a press conference Friday morning following a roundtable discussion with educators, community leaders and manufacturing employers. The roundtable conversation, held at the MCC-Penn Valley Health Science Institute, was part of a statewide tour where Sen. McCaskill is visiting manufacturing …

Mo. Commissioner of Higher Education tours MCC

David Russell, commissioner of the Missouri Department of Higher Education, visited MCC last week for the first time since taking office last summer. Russell visited four of MCC’s five campuses during his trip to Kansas City on Thursday. After meeting with MCC officers for briefings on a number of district-wide initiatives, the commissioner toured the MCC-Penn Valley …

Career opportunities

CO# 11-120 LV College Bookstore Manager * posted 08/12/2011 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 08/28/2011 for the initial screening. * For more information or to apply:www.mcckcjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51387 CO# 11-121 PV Dean of Allied Health & Nursing * posted 08/12/2011 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, …

MCC in the news: Collaboration works

  On Thursday, Aug. 4, Fox 4 News ran a story on MCC regarding a new community outreach initiative housed in the Health Science Institute. Since purchasing medical supplies can be a costly venture for many people in the Kansas City area, the Health Science Institute, along with other community partners, opened Collaboration Works, a …