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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.

Public invited to HLC accreditation forums Nov. 16-17

Higher Learning Commission team members begin arriving at Metropolitan Community College on Nov. 12 for several days of campus visits and meetings with faculty, staff, students, the Board of Trustees and community members. MCC and other colleges periodically undergo reevaluation by an accrediting body. The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the …

A message from MCC Chancellor Mark James on Veterans Day

MCC Colleagues and Students, The freedom we enjoy in America was and is not free.  From the inception of our great country, brave men and women have served, fought, and died so all of the rest of us could enjoy the freedom and liberty to live our lives in the greatest country in the world. …

Veterans Day events planned at MCC campuses

Metropolitan Community College students and employees will honor military veterans on Wednesday, Veterans Day, with special ceremonies: + At MCC-Penn Valley, Veterans Day will kick off at 8 a.m. with the ROTC color guard from East High School raising the flags at the Penn Valley flagpole. Then at 2 p.m in the lobby of the …

MCC again named a ‘Military Friendly School’

Through programs such as Veterans Upward Bound, MCC strives to help military veterans achieve success in and out of the classroom. These efforts were validated when the College was named a 2016 “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media, publisher of such media channels as G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse. The Military Friendly designation is awarded …