Kansas City Mayor Sly James visits MCC to kick off the 100th academic year serving KC

Kansas City Mayor Sly James visits MCC to kick off the 100th academic year serving KC

Metropolitan Community College opened the 100th academic year on Monday, August 18th. Kansas City Mayor Sly James spent time touring the Business and Technology campus to meet students and employees to celebrate the major milestone. Mayor James toured the Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing (CIMM) lab and the the 3-D Prototype Lab. The Mayor talked(…)

MCC Opens Our 100th Academic Year

MCC Opens Our 100th Academic Year

Metropolitan Community College has a proud tradition of providing a high quality, affordable education to students in the Greater Kansas City region and beyond. We were first founded as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute in 1915 and opened our doors with 200 students. Now 100 years later, we have transformed into the largest higher education(…)

Welcome Mark Larrabee to the MCC Foundation board of directors

Welcome Mark Larrabee to the MCC Foundation board of directors

The MCC Foundation and the and Alumni Association welcomes Mark R.  Larrabee to the board of directors   Mark R. Larrabee has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. Larrabee has been president and CEO for Arvest Bank in Kansas City since 2009,  when Arvest acquired Harrington Bank. He has held leadership positions(…)

From MCC to MIT : A student’s inspiring story

Cynthia Odu graduated from Kansas City Public School’s Lincoln College Preparatory Academy with a high school diploma. Days later she accepted her associate’s degree from Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as part of the Early College Academy.   The program is a partnership between MCC–Penn Valley and the Kansas City Public Schools.  It is designed for highly(…)

Get connected with MCC

Get connected with MCC

As we begin another academic year we are looking forward to new ways to uphold our mission; preparing students, serving our communities and creating opportunities. We are continuing to see great success both inside and outside of the classrooms. While we want to share exciting news with you, we also want you to share important updates with us. (…)

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(…)