Pitcher, Cory Simpson, led the MCC-Longview Lakers Varsity baseball team to a 9-0 win over Barton County in seven innings on March 21. Simpson struck out five Barton County players he faced. With Simpson at the mound, Barton County had just one hit, two walks and no earned runs. MCC-Longview Lakers Varsity scored six runs, including […]
The Metropolitan Community College Foundation invites the community to join the College in celebrating the 100-year anniversary. MCC, founded in 1915 as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute, is our community’s largest and oldest public college. Over the last ten decades, MCC has grown to serve more than 37,000 students through for-credit, non-credit and businesses services […]
To celebrate Metropolitan Community College’s Centennial in 2015, the College will share 100 different stories showcasing the transformative impact MCC has on this community. Established in 1915, MCC has been educating students for 100 years. That means there have been a century of employees who have been working together to educate a century of alumni. […]
MCC-Blue River hosted an event, All for the Children, Saturday, March 21. The annual event began in 2011 as a response to the increase in child violence that continues to occur in the region. MCC-Blue River now partners with Little Blue Elementary producing a shift in the focus of the event: the celebration of childhood. Each […]
MCC-Penn Valley and local science experts hosted the 31st Annual Missouri Region Three Science Olympiad on Saturday, March 21, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nearly 800 students from 16 public and private schools participated. The schools include; Barry School, Engaged in Life Academy, Excelsior Springs, Kearney, Lathrop, Lincoln College Prep, Notre Dame De […]
City Union Mission will honor an MCC employee this year during the Women Who’ve Changed the Heart of the City luncheon scheduled for April 14. Barb Friedmann will be recognized as one one of Kansas City’s most passionate leaders. As the founder and former executive director of Coalition for Community Collaboration/Community Together, Barb unified more than 450 […]
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MCC was well represented at the Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ) Chapter March 14, 2015 at the Missouri Regional conference in Branson, Mo. Phi Theta Kappa is an academic honor society for two-year institutions. There are 25 chapters in Missouri and MCC campuses account for four of them. MCC-Penn Valley houses the Upsilon Kappa chapter. […]
Lisa Boggess with the Francis Institute at Metropolitan Community College was featured on KCTV5’s morning program, Better KC, for ideas to keep children busy and entertained during spring break. Fairy gardens and Jack and the Bean Stalk themed fun will be a great family activity for spring break.
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MCC had a chance to engage with the region’s next generation of engineers, scientists, and innovators as the College hosted the First Robotics annual competition at the MCC-Business Technology Campus. More than 1,00 high school students representing 54 teams from around the Kansas City region and surrounding states had the opportunity to showcase their original robots. Teams had just […]
Former student Ashley Boyer overcame many obstacles to complete her journey at Maple Woods and transfer successfully to Park University. Watch her story here.