Category «In the news»

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 …

Dr. Donald Chrusciel named vice chancellor of administrative services, CFO

Metropolitan Community College has announced its new vice chancellor of administrative services and chief financial officer. Dr. Donald Chrusciel officially joins the College on June 25. He comes to MCC from Bakersfield College in California, where he served as vice president of finance and administrative services. Prior to that, he served in a similar role …

#MCCGrads2018: The list

Here’s a running slide show of names of Metropolitan Community College’s Class of 2018 (all students graduating in 2017-18).  Please note the list is alphabetical, first by campus, then by last name. Congratulations to you, #MCCGrads2018! We are #MCCProud of you and your accomplishments and wish you the best in your future endeavors!

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 …