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MCC event connects veterans to resources and honors those who have served

Dozens of companies took part in what Metropolitan Community College organizers hope is an event that continues to grow as it connects military veterans to business resources. The Outreach Business Forum “For Those Who Have Served” was hosted Nov. 14 at the MCC-Penn Valley Education Center. It’s the second year for the program. Patrice Manuel, …

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 & …

Seventh year for MCC-Maple Woods Haunted Barn

It’s their seventh year for haunting. The Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Veterinary Technology program is again hosting its“Haunted Barn” event. The MCC community and general public are invited. Here are the event specifics. MCC-Maple Woods Veterinary Technology program’s Haunted Barn: Dates:  Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28, Time:  8-11 p.m. Location:  MCC-Maple Woods (Vet …

Graphic design works featured in new Carter Art Center show

Crossroads are any point of intersection of two or more paths that lead off in different directions, or converge into a focal point of decision and creation, where people, ideas and events can come together or depart. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Carter Art Center proudly presents “Crossroads,” featuring works by MFA graphic design alumni of  …

MCC-Longview mocktail hour is a stop on Chancellor Engagement Tour

A “mocktail hour” Sept. 18 at MCC-Longview was another chance for Chancellor Kimberly Beatty to meet students as part of her Engagement Tour.  At the noon-hour event, guests could sample fruity, alcohol-free concoctions with names like “Woo Woo.” They could also peruse a display on the effects of alcohol. That included a collection of real-looking …

MCC activities for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, millions of people across the country will experience the first total solar eclipse to cross America coast-to-coast in 99 years. In addition to those who live in the “path of totality,” which includes a large part of the Kansas City region, up to 7 million people nationwide are expected to travel …