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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 …

A common read for everyone

Three Metropolitan Community College campuses are pleased to present Common Read events this spring. Each author and book being spotlighted will offer the College community and the surrounding cities an opportunity to grow their cultural awareness. The goal is to create connections among members of the college campus and to create intentional dialogue around these themes. …

MCC-Maple Woods’ vet tech annual pet adoption underway

It’s that time of the semester, when the Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Veterinary Technology program works to find forever homes for the animals its students have been caring for during their coursework. Natalie Short, veterinary technology lab specialist, says, “We have three amazing cats left that need homes. All of them have been spayed, neutered, …

MCC celebrates Community College Month

We are putting the community in Community College Month. Throughout the month of April, Metropolitan Community College is working to showcase how it is making a difference in the lives of its students and how its impact is felt beyond the College’s five campuses. Look for MCC’s highlights online and on social media as students, …

MCC joins the 2018 KC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Metropolitan Community College enjoyed rolling along with the 46th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17. Members of College leadership joined in the fun aboard a truck decked out in green for the holiday. The yearly event has historically staged outside the front doors of the MCC Administrative Center, and this year was …

MCC’s AIDS Walk Kansas City 2018 team is on the move!

The annual AIDS Walk Kansas City is just a few weeks away and the Metropolitan Community College team is on the move to make it their best year yet! MCC team captain Nancy Harrington has been leading the momentum for the College’s walkers since 2005. Harrington, chair of the science, math & engineering division at MCC-Penn …

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: MCC traffic and parking message

In order to ensure Metropolitan Community College students, employees and college patrons have a safe St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 17, a traffic and parking message from the MCC Police Department follows. There are some changes from previous years as the parade is taking place on a Saturday, so please read carefully. The 46th …

MCC chancellor part of the conversation on #InternationalWomensDay

Conversations about the status of women happened across the globe on Thursday, March 8. This year’s International Women’s Day sparked events including one in Kansas City in which Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty took part. Dr. Beatty joined a panel including Angela Hurt, CEO and founder of Veracity, a technology company; Jackie DeSouza, CEO of Research …

‘41 Action News’ showcases how MCC is helping students improve reading skills

Metropolitan Community College continues to make a difference for those students who arrive at college without some basic reading skills. These efforts caught the attention recently of a Kansas City television station. Cynthia Newsome of KSHB’s “41 Action News” interviewed MCC-Penn Valley reading coordinator Millie Nottingham and some of her students about how concentrated intervention …

Severe Weather Awareness Week

As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week (March 4-10), Metropolitan Community College would like to remind students, employees and college patrons about its emergency alert program. Following, a statewide test of Missouri’s outdoor warning systems on Tuesday, March 6 at 10 a.m.,  MCC will be testing its exterior speaker system on the MCC-Penn Valley campus …