Classes Canceled

2018-02-22T05:02:36-06:00

MCC Alert! Classes and activities at all locations are canceled and all offices are closed as of 02/ ... [more info]

In Jefferson City, MCC advocates for students with state lawmakers

Metropolitan Community College is on the move and advocating for its community and students in the Missouri state capital this week. MCC Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty and MCC Vice Chancellor of College and Community Relations Dr. Michael Banks are visiting with lawmakers in Jefferson City as the 2018 legislative session is well underway. MCC found …

MCC chancellor joins higher education leaders for televised conversation

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty joined other statewide higher education leaders Monday, Feb. 19, to talk about the critical topics facing colleges. Their conversation will air several times on the University of Central Missouri’s public TV station, KMOS-TV. The panel discussion before an audience of about 50 people was hosted by UCM President …

Roche named to new workforce/economic development position

Joe Roche, dean of instruction at MCC’s Business & Technology campus, has been named associate vice chancellor of workforce and economic development. Working with Dr. Carlos Penaloza, vice chancellor of instruction and chief academic officer, Roche will start his new assignment July 1. Chancellor Kimberly Beatty, in a Feb. 9 announcement, said that as dean …

Dr. Bill Dial named MCC’s chief human resources officer

Dr. Bill Dial has been named chief human resources officer at Metropolitan Community College. He will start at MCC on March 19, Chancellor Kimberly Beatty said in a message to employees. Dial joins MCC from Richland College, part of the Dallas County Community College District, where he is currently the executive director of human resources …

MCC event gives diverse companies a chance to land new business

Metropolitan Community College will host the sixth annual Procurement One-on-One Business Forum on Wednesday, March 14, at the MCC-Penn Valley Education Center (EC 0019). The event provides an opportunity for various types of minority-owned companies to do business with government institutions and large corporations. The event is sponsored by MCC in partnership with Black & …

MCC-Longview president Kirk Nooks to lead Gordon State College in Georgia

Dr. Kirk Nooks, president of the Metropolitan Community College-Longview campus since July 2013, has been named president of Gordon State College in Barnesville, Georgia. He will start his new position June 1. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents made the announcement Feb. 13. MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty, in a message to employees, said …

New program helps students get their academic careers back on track

Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City Public Schools and the Full Employment Council officially launched the Middle College Program on Feb. 9. The new program puts high school dropouts on a path toward a diploma and post-secondary education. The ceremony and press conference at the Student Success Center at MCC-Penn Valley included remarks by MCC Chancellor …

Chancellor Beatty honored at KC Chamber breakfast

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty was among six Kansas Citians recognized for their leadership at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Recognition Breakfast in January. The executives introduced themselves and shared personal tidbits, observations of the community, and worldview and passions. One of the honorees was Ramin Cherafat, CEO of McCownGordon Construction, …