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Big turnout for fifth annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition

The fifth annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition yielded a big turnout May 16 at the MCC-Business & Technology campus. A total of 305 people turned out to see 120 exhibitor booths. The event is designed for minority-owned, women-owned, LGBTQ-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran owned and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUB Zone) enterprises to showcase their products …

MCC-Penn Valley PTK member elected to international post

It’s an historic occasion for Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley: A member of the campus chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society has been elected an international officer. Carol Comer, who’s studying business administration,  was elected vice president of Division III at this year’s PTK Catalyst convention, which was held recently in Kansas City. Comer is …

Student in MCC partner program places at state SkillsUSA contest

Congratulations are in order for a Park Hill South High School student who is part of a first-year partnership program between the Northland Career Center and Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology campus. Junior London Clark won third place at the Missouri SkillsUSA contest at State Technical College April 5–7. He won in the industrial …

Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition set for May 16

Metropolitan Community College is once again giving business owners an opportunity to connect with other businesses to grow their work. The 5th Annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition takes place Wednesday, May 16, at MCC-Business & Technology campus. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is designed for minority-owned, women-owned, LGBTQ-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled …

Latino students learn to build opportunities through education

Latino high school students gathered at Metropolitan Community College’s Penn Valley campus April 6 to learn about building opportunities for their future through education. They were also inspired by local leaders who have overcome difficult circumstances. The Mi Familia, Mi Camino y Mi Futuro Leadership Day included workshops on personal leadership, navigating a career pathway …

MCC-Maple Woods baseball player named Player of the Week

Hard work has paid off for a baseball player at Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus. Right fielder Tyler Cox was recognized as Player of the Week for Division I baseball by the National Junior College Athletic Association. Awards are announced weekly for the top athletes across the country. Cox was recognized for play from …