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Tim Engle works in MCC's Communications and Public Relations office. Have a story idea? Call him at 816.604.1338 or email Tim.Engle@mcckc.edu.

Congratulations, #MCCGrads2016! (+ photos and video!)

Congratulations and best wishes to our new alumni, all the #MCCGrads2016. MCC’s thanks and appreciation go to everyone who helped pull off a successful commencement ceremony May 12 — as well as everyone at home, school and elsewhere who contributed to each graduate’s success story. More than 900 students from all five MCC campuses walked …

New MCC-Longview grad plans to become a U.S. senator

This year he was Gordon Adolphson, student government president at MCC-Longview. A few years down the road: Gordon Adolphson, U.S. senator? That’s his plan, and if Phase 1 was the two years he served in MCC-Longview’s Student Government Association (first as a senator), Phase 2 will be this summer. The day after picking up his …

KSHB-TV’s Cynthia Newsome to be MCC commencement speaker

Cynthia Newsome, midday anchor for “41 Action News” on KSHB-TV and founder of a mentoring program for young people, will be the featured speaker at Metropolitan Community College’s 2016 commencement ceremony. MCC’s commencement for graduates from all five campuses will be held Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium downtown. “Graduation is a glorious time, and …

Photo gallery: Diversity supplier expo at MCC-Business & Technology

Thanks to everyone who participated! It was a successful day with strong turnout. Here are some pictures from the event. (Photos by Ernie Webb and Chris Kelly) The third annual “Relationships to Partnerships” Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition brought together minority- and women-owned businesses to showcase their products and services. The event was May 18 at …

MCC’s 2016 commencement exercises May 12 at Municipal Auditorium

MCC’s 2016 commencement will be Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium, 301 W. 13th St. Doors open at 5 p.m.; program starts at 7. No tickets required. General information | Downtown parking map   Metropolitan Community College will hold its 2016 commencement exercises Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium downtown. About 1,000 students are expected …

Michael R. Brown, Barbara A. Washington join MCC Board of Trustees

Two new members have joined the Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees. They were sworn in at the board’s April 21 meeting. Michael R. Brown is the new trustee representing MCC’s Subdistrict 6. Barbara A. Washington is the new trustee representing Subdistrict 3. The College’s governing board is made up of six community members each …

MCC signs transfer agreement with Cleveland University-Kansas City

Metropolitan Community College and Cleveland University-Kansas City have signed an academic cooperation agreement that will allow MCC students to easily transfer credits toward Cleveland’s bachelor’s degree program. The agreement, the first between the two institutions, provides for MCC graduates in three programs — associate in arts, associate in science in biology, and associate in science …

Outgoing MCC trustees Tolbert, Tow presented with commendation resolutions

Metropolitan Community College trustees Richard Charles Tolbert and Mariann Tow, who between them contributed 20 years of service to the College, were officially honored and applauded April 21. At their final board meeting as trustees, Tolbert and Tow were presented with resolutions of commendation. Tolbert, first elected in 2004, served two six-year terms on the …