Three MCC students win AAUW reentry scholarships

Three Metropolitan Community College students were awarded Reentry Scholarships from the Kansas City branch of the American Association of University Women at an April 21 brunch. The scholarships are bestowed upon “outstanding women who returned to the college classroom after an absence of five or more years.” Seven students from area colleges received reentry scholarships …

MCC, KU sign agreement to make transferring easier

Metropolitan Community College students wishing to transfer to the University of Kansas will now find “a straight pathway and not lose one credit as they pursue a baccalaureate degree,” MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty said at an April 23 ceremony. Under an agreement signed by Dr. Beatty and KU Chancellor Doug Girod, an MCC associate in …

MCC campuses to hold open houses Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. to noon

The five Metropolitan Community College campuses will celebrate MCC Community College Day on Saturday, April 28, with open houses from 9 a.m. to noon. Prospective students and their families can learn about the many MCC transfer and career programs and take campus tours. Activities will vary by campus. At MCC-Longview, visitors can attend presentations on …

Three new members join MCC Board of Trustees

At its April 17 meeting, the Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees welcomed three new members and said farewell to three members who are stepping off the board. The  board certified the results of the April 3 trustees election. One incumbent trustee and the three newcomers were sworn in. President Trent Skaggs (Subdistrict 1) was …

Adjunct Recruitment Fair on April 21

Metropolitan Community College is hosting a district-wide Adjunct Recruitment Fair on April 21 for all five campuses. Location and time: MCC-Penn Valley Campus Education Center 3201 SW Trafficway Kansas City, MO 64111 9 a.m.-Noon Bring copies of: Résumés / Vitae Unofficial Transcripts Licenses / Certifications Division chairs and faculty will be present to speak with …

Latino students learn to build opportunities through education

Latino high school students gathered at Metropolitan Community College’s Penn Valley campus April 6 to learn about building opportunities for their future through education. They were also inspired by local leaders who have overcome difficult circumstances. The Mi Familia, Mi Camino y Mi Futuro Leadership Day included workshops on personal leadership, navigating a career pathway …

#MCCWolves: Now we know what the new mascot looks like

Now we know what the MCC Wolves mascot looks like! Reveal parties at each campus are just wrapping up. #MCCWolves @marawilliamskc @MCCATweet pic.twitter.com/S0glL6Ozbj — MCC Kansas City (@MCCKansasCity) April 16, 2018 Metropolitan Community College’s new mascot was revealed to be “The Wolves” last December. Now we can put a face to the name. At campus …

MCC-Maple Woods baseball player named Player of the Week

Hard work has paid off for a baseball player at Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus. Right fielder Tyler Cox was recognized as Player of the Week for Division I baseball by the National Junior College Athletic Association. Awards are announced weekly for the top athletes across the country. Cox was recognized for play from …