Category «In the news»

MCC joins the 2018 KC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Metropolitan Community College enjoyed rolling along with the 46th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17. Members of College leadership joined in the fun aboard a truck decked out in green for the holiday. The yearly event has historically staged outside the front doors of the MCC Administrative Center, and this year was …

Severe Weather Awareness Week

As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week (March 4-10), Metropolitan Community College would like to remind students, employees and college patrons about its emergency alert program. Following, a statewide test of Missouri’s outdoor warning systems on Tuesday, March 6 at 10 a.m.,  MCC will be testing its exterior speaker system on the MCC-Penn Valley campus …

MCC-Longview hosts Spring Job Fair

Metropolitan Community College students will be able to meet with more than 60 potential employers in one of the largest recruiting events held every spring at the MCC-Longview campus. What: Spring Job Fair, hosted by MCC-Longview and the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce When: Wednesday, March 7, 1-3 p.m. Where: MCC-Longview Recreation Center, Gymnasium The event …

MCC chancellor joins higher education leaders for televised conversation

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty joined other statewide higher education leaders Monday, Feb. 19, to talk about the critical topics facing colleges. Their conversation will air several times on the University of Central Missouri’s public TV station, KMOS-TV. The panel discussion before an audience of about 50 people was hosted by UCM President …

10 memorable MCC stories from 2017

Metropolitan Community College was On the MOVE in 2017, and we’re looking forward to continuing the momentum in 2018. As is the practice this time of year, we’re taking a look back — at 10 significant MCC News stories from the past 12 months. From a new chancellor to a new mascot, the MCC campuses …

The job is his, thanks to MCC partnership with Burns & McDonnell

A new semester will find a Metropolitan Community College student in an exciting new job while he finishes his studies — thanks to a first-of-its-kind partnership between MCC and engineering firm Burns & McDonnell. Charley Viehland is the first student hired from the employment pipeline program that launched this fall on the MCC-Business & Technology …

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 & …

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  …