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MCC-Longview students take career road trips

Students from Metropolitan Community College-Longview had the chance to visit St. Luke’s Hospital and State Street Corp. for a chance to peer into what could be potential careers. At St. Luke’s, 22 students listened to a series of professionals talk about their jobs. They included representatives from the Surgical Services, Outpatient and Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient …

Players garner achievements in fall sports programs

Metropolitan Community College’s fall sports have come to an end, garnering some notable achievements along the way. The MCC-Longview Lady Lakers Volleyball team competed in the District Finals match in November against Northeast Oklahoma A&M. NEO won all three sets, however three Lady Lakers won First Team All-Region Awards, which included Courtney Koetting, Jacque Calvert and …

Minority, woman and veteran owned businesses learn about how to grow their work

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley hosted a workshop that aimed to help minority, woman and veteran owned businesses grow their companies. Presenter Colleen White of Strategic Workplace Solutions, Inc. spoke to a crowd of more than 60 people at MCC-Penn Valley on Nov. 8 about business owner certifications. White discussed which certificates are right for specific …

Trail of Treats at MCC-Business & Technology campus a big hit

More than 450 students from Frontier School of Innovation Elementary made their way through the “Trail of Treats” at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus on Halloween. It was part of Campus Life & Leadership’s Fall Fun Fest, a daylong event. There were 10 stops on the Trail of Treats, including the campus’ pole …

MCC-Maple Woods annual Storytelling Celebration begins Nov. 8

The 18th Annual Storytelling Celebration, sponsored by Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods is nearly here! The celebration takes place Nov. 8-11.  Attendees can enjoy lively stories, anecdotes, myths, legends and lessons.  It celebrates the time honored tradition of storytelling and will be held in dozens of sites across the Kansas City metro area. Our featured tellers …

Photo gallery: MCC-Maple Woods Vet Tech hosts successful Haunted Barn

There were plenty of frights to go around at Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods’ Haunted Barn! It was the seventh year for the event, hosted by MCC-Maple Woods’ veterinary technology program.  Over the course of the weekend, 125 volunteers staffed the barn, serving 432 attendees. Proceeds benefit participating MCC-Maple Woods student groups. Click a picture to …

For Those Who Have Served: MCC veterans business event Nov. 14

Metropolitan Community College is helping military veterans who own businesses connect with governmental entities and large corporations in need of goods or services. The Outreach Business Forum “For Those Who Have Served” will be Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the MCC-Penn Valley Education Center, 31st Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. The event is sponsored by Black & …