MCC’s Institute for Workforce Innovation is recognized in the KC Business Journal

MCC’s Institute for Workforce Innovation is recognized in the KC Business Journal

In the article published in the Kansas City Business Journal, Aviation Technical Services Inc. executives talk about how Metropolitan Community College  is helping recruit local employees.   The push to find employees for companies choosing to establish business here in Kansas City fulfills the goals of the Institute for Workforce Innovation.  MCC is known as a(…)

FROM MCC BIOLOGY TO ALASKA AND MUCH MORE

FROM MCC BIOLOGY TO ALASKA AND MUCH MORE

Andrea Johnson spends her work day as a Park Naturalist at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe holding creatures like the rose hair tarantula. She enjoys learning about nature and sharing that knowledge with those around her including the young children who visit the Johnson County Park. “My passion is to teach people about(…)

Dr. Bill Worley provides historical context for KC politics

Dr. Bill Worley provides historical context for KC politics

The history professor, who teaches at MCC – Blue River, was quoted in the St. Louis Public Radio article that examines President Truman and Tom Pendergast. In the classroom, it’s not uncommon to find him dressed as historical figures. He enjoys making education memorable and interesting and sees teaching as mutually beneficial. His personal philosophy(…)

Metropolitan Community College and Central Methodist Expand Partnership

Metropolitan Community College and Central Methodist Expand Partnership

CMU Bachelor of health sciences degree now available to MCC grads Graduates of Metropolitan Community College have two new options for bachelor’s degrees thanks to its partnership with Central Methodist University. MCC Chancellor Mark James and CMU President Roger Drake have announced the signing of two articulation agreements that can lead MCC grads to the(…)

David German named one of top 14 HVAC instructors in U.S.

David German named one of top 14 HVAC instructors in U.S.

David German, MCC-BT HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) instructor, was recently named one of the top 14 HVAC instructors in the country by a website for HVAC instructors and students.  David’s accolade is based on his commitment to student success, academic achievement, and more than 30 years experience as an instructor. Read more about(…)

Francis Institute shares summer boredom busters on tv morning show

Francis Institute shares summer boredom busters on tv morning show

Summertime means hot weather and a break from the structure of school days. It’s also the time of year when children complain of being bored and parents search for solutions. That’s where the Francis Institute for Child Development comes in! Lisa Boggess, program specialist, was recently featured on KCTV 5′s “Better Kansas City.” The segment(…)

MCC helps lure national marketing firm to establish headquarters in KC

MCC helps lure national marketing firm to establish headquarters in KC

Targeted Metrics, a national marketing company, will set up its headquarters and sales operation center in Kansas City. This decision is expected to create 535 jobs over the next two years. Metropolitan Community College has worked to support Targeted Metrics from the beginning of their site selection helping them understand the education, training and consulting(…)

MCC’s Faculty and Staff provide support for the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

MCC’s Faculty and Staff provide support for the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

Metropolitan Community College Faculty and Staff have been intricately involved in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference This week thousands of students from across the country are competing in the SkillsUSA 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference to showcase career and technical education students. Six thousand students, all state champions in their particular(…)

Ingram’s names Chancellor Mark James as one of the Top 50 Missourians You Should Know

Ingram’s names Chancellor Mark James as one of the Top 50 Missourians You Should Know

50 Missourians You Should Know is the Kansas City business magazine’s annual tribute to the people whose careers, companies and core values are making a difference. Chancellor Mark James is highlighted among the high profile list of people who help  promote the Show-Me State. His story is one of the many that reflects the passion, hard work(…)