It’s that time of year again! Get ready to drain your brain!

It’s that time of year again! Get ready to drain your brain!

It’s time for MCC-Mapel Woods’ time-honored trivia tradition once again – Brain Drain 2014! Join friends, family and community members for a chance to prove your trivia prowess. What: Brain Drain 2014 When: Dec. 2, 2014 from 7-10 p.m. Where: Campus Center Arbor Room Why: It’s fun! How: Contact Amy Boehm to register your team.(…)

MCC-Longview Lakers Volleyball Team Heads to National Tournament

MCC-Longview Lakers Volleyball Team Heads to National Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 8, MCC-Longview won the Regional Volleyball Tournament at East Central College in Union, Mo., to capture the 2014, NJCAA Division II, Region 16, District O (Missouri/Oklahoma region), crown. The Longview Lady Lakers defeated Wentworth Military College in three straight sets, and then downed Northeast Oklahoma A&M in the Finals, also in straight sets,(…)

MCC & SAMUEL U. ROGERS HEALTH CENTER RECIEVE MoWINS PARTNERSHIP AWARD

MCC & SAMUEL U. ROGERS HEALTH CENTER RECIEVE MoWINS PARTNERSHIP AWARD

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and Samuel U. Rogers Health Center (SURHC)  have been awarded the Missouri Community College Association’s MoWINs Partnership Award.  The award was given in recognition of the college’s partnership to maximize the impact of the MoHealthWINs program. MoHealthWINs is part of a statewide grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and(…)

Chancellor Mark James Gives Keynote Address at Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit

Chancellor Mark James Gives Keynote Address at Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit

This year, the Mid-America Regional Council’s fifth annual Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit focused on efforts to foster a talented and highly educated workforce through post-secondary attainment in high-demand fields. During the summit, regional education and workforce leaders shared information about strategies to improve college and career readiness, college retention and adult learning programs.(…)

MCC signs agreement with Southwestern College

MCC signs agreement with Southwestern College

  MCC Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Technology, Paul Long, and SC’s Academic Dean for Professional Studies, Amy Esau, announce an agreement easing the way for MCC graduates to transfer to Southwestern College. Metropolitan Community College and Southwestern College announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that provides a smooth curriculum transition for students, allowing(…)

Support the Maple Woods softball team with a Flapjack Fundraiser

Support the Maple Woods softball team with a Flapjack Fundraiser

The Maple Woods softball team will be raising money for team expenses with a Flapjack Fundraiser. The breakfast will be held from 8-10 a.m. Nov. 15 at Applebee’s (8350 N. Church Rd.) Tickets are $7 per person and may be purchased from any Maple Woods softball player or coach. You can also purchase tickets by(…)

MCC-Blue River Hosts Nanjing College Faculty Tour

MCC-Blue River recently hosted twenty faculty members from the Nanjing College of Information Technology in China for the purpose of introducing them to different educational topics at area community colleges.  The group participated in a question-answer session and received information highlighting the police and fire academy programs as well as cyber security. The group observed(…)

Public Safety Institute Hosts Regional Competition

The Public Safety Institute of MCC-Blue River recently hosted the crime scene and physical agility portions of the 2014 Region III, American Criminal Justice Association/Lambda Alpha Epsilon Regional Competition. A total of 86 students representing colleges and universities from Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska attended the competition this year. The competition consisted of academic tests, firearm’s(…)

MCC-Blue River Theatre Students Active On and Off Stage

MCC-Blue River student artists will participate next week in two dialect workshops led by well-known KC Equity actor, Bob Brand. The students will have the opportunity to practice and learn various British accents from several popular productions. Brand and the theatre students have chosen a variety of scenes to practice. The scenes originate from plays(…)